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The author of the book: Sarah Orne Jewett
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 1.82 MB
Edition: David R. Godine Publisher
Date of issue: February 1st 2005
ISBN: 1567922872
ISBN 13: 9781567922875

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What is an individual's responsibility to nature? Does our desire to understand the world give us the right to dominate plant and animal life? Should human relationships take precedence over relationships with other species? Is there any way for humans to co-exist with nature, or must we trample, dissect, or attempt to control it?

Sylvia, a shy child, 'afraid of folks', is taken in and reared by her grandmother to spare her from the hustle-and-bustle of late 19th-century urban, industrial life. A friend to birds and animals, it is only when she is befriended by a young male ornithologist that Sylvia comes head on with conflicts over value systems and loyalties. The resolution of this dilemma is skillfully wrought, revealing the complexity of the decision making-process and the ethical conundrum that will save, or destroy, the earth.

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Ebook A White Heron read Online! Sarah Orne Jewett was an American novelist and short story writer, best known for her local color works set in or near South Berwick, Maine, on the border of New Hampshire, which in her day was a declining New England seaport.


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