An Almanac for Moderns (Donald Culross Peattie Library) by Donald Culross Peattie

By Donald Culross Peattie

An Almanac for Moderns includes a brief essay for every day of the yr that contemplates a special yet genuine element of unbridled nature. in accordance with a evaluate in kingdom, this number of essays manages to “appeal to the normal lover of nature . . . however the flip of Peattie’s brain is poetic and speculative.” The manhattan Times calls this booklet “a high quality and sophisticated notion . . . emerging from time to time to an extreme lyric attractiveness . . . a ebook which the reader will deeply treasure, and to which he'll time and again return.”

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