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Ecology of a Cracker Childhood 15th Anniversary Edition

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ISBN-10: 1571313257

ISBN-13: 9781571313256

Edition: N/A

Authors: Janisse Ray

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Originally published in 2000, Ecology of a Cracker Childhood redefined what nature writing could be, and who could write it. Selected as a New York Times Notable Book, winner of numerous awards, and perennial assignment for any course on writing about the more than human world, the book is a classic. This 15th anniversary edition updates and recontextualizes the work for 2015.----Janisse Ray grew up in a junkyard along U.S. Highway 1, hidden from Florida-bound travelers by the hedge at the edge of the road and by hulks of old cars, stacks of blown-out tires, and primeval jumbles of rusted metal. Ecology of a Cracker Childhood tells how a childhood spent in rural isolation—living in the…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
Publication date: 5/12/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 294
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Janisse Ray is the author of three works of nonfiction,Pinhook: Finding Wholeness in a Fragmented Land,Wild Card Quilt: Taking a Chance on Home, and the bestsellingEcology of a Cracker Childhood. She is also the author of a poetry collection,A House of Branches, and coeditor ofBetween Two Rivers: Stories from the Red Hills to the Gulf. She lives in the Altamaha Community in Reidsville, Georgia.