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Books

The Rose Cafe: Love and War in Corsica
Shoemaker & Hoard,
2007
Looking for Mr Gilbert: The Reimagined Life of an African American
Shoemaker & Hoard,
2005

Following the Sun: Fron Spain to the Hebrides
Counterpoint,
2002

The Wildest Place on Earth: Italian Gardens and the Invention of Wilderness
Counterpoint,
2001
Trespassing: An Inquiry into the Private Ownership of Land
Perseus Books,
1998
Walking Towards Walden: A Pilgimage in Search of Place
Perseus Books,
1995
Living at the End of Time
Houghton Mifflin,
1990

A Field Guide to your Own Backyard,
Countryman Press,
1985

Ceremonial Time: Fifteen Tousand Years on One Square Mile
Perseus Books,
1984

A Field Guide to your Own Back Yard
Countryman Press, 1985

This is the second edition of the second book in the Scratch Flat sagas.  Using - for the most part - the wilds of his own back yard on Scratch Flat, Mitchell explores the commonly-found plants and animals of the typical American back yard.

 

“… This well-written book goes beyond identification. Its purpose is to open our eyes to the galaxy of living and growing things nearby – lowly lichens, crawly cutworms, attractive roadside flowers nocturnal raccoons, and even birds of prey migrating overhead.” --- Roger Tory Peterson

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