By Ben Kessler
“Ben Kessler is that rarest and most dear of writers, one whose each note is shaped and knowledgeable via a profound love of the wildlife, one whose loyalty is undeniably with the realm that's our and everybody else’s in simple terms domestic. And he’s a hell of a author. Please learn this ebook, after which placed the e-book away and pass outdoor, transformed.”
— Derrick Jensen, writer of "The delusion of Human Supremacy"
“‘The complete historical earth thinks prodigiously / and the murmur of its nice bushes grows.’ Rilke’s strains stored nudging me as I pored over this manuscript. by the point I reached the top, I had the eerie experience that Kessler, a improving biologist, was once in some way channeling Thoreau (‘Shall I now not have intelligence with the earth?’), Loren Eiseley (‘I was once water and the unspeakable alchemies that gestate and take form in water.’) and the towering, incredible indignation of Edward Abbey. I don’t as a rule carry with resurrections, yet I’m making an exception with Ben Kessler. Abbey is back.”
—Calvin Luther Martin, writer of "The method of the Human Being"
BEN KESSLER is or used to be a schoolteacher, box biologist, gardener, activist, painter, and nurseryman. He lives in a bit hole within the Blue Ridge Mountains of important Virginia.
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