Nature Near Home and Other Papers


Read by Edith Phern

(4.5 stars; 3 reviews)

Nature Near Home is one of many books on natural history by John Burroughs. It is full of simple observations about rural scenes and charming stories about animals, plants, and even people! Burroughs loves the creatures around him and derives great pleasure from his walks and studies in nature’s scenes. (Summary by Edith Phern) (2 hr 9 min)

Chapters

Nature Lore 35:44 Read by Edith Phern
New Gleanings in Old Fields I. Live Natural History 7:50 Read by Edith Phern
New Gleanings in Old Fields II. The Barn Swallow 4:22 Read by Edith Phern
New Gleanings in Old Fields III. Insects 4:57 Read by Edith Phern
New Gleanings in Old Fields IV. The Dog 2:52 Read by Edith Phern
New Gleanings in Old Fields V. Wood Waifs 4:56 Read by Edith Phern
New Gleanings in Old Fields VI. An Interesting Plant 4:09 Read by Edith Phern
New Gleanings in Old Fields VII. Nature Near Home 6:42 Read by Edith Phern
Each After Its Kind 21:41 Read by Edith Phern
Nature Leaves I. In Warbler Time 6:01 Read by Edith Phern
Nature Leaves II. A Short Walk 2:50 Read by Edith Phern
In Field and Wood I. Intensive Observation 13:51 Read by Edith Phern
In Field and Wood II. From a Walker's Wallet 13:31 Read by Edith Phern

Reviews


(3.5 stars)

Nice reflections on nature... I'd have to look some of the animals up to know what he was talking about. It kinda lost me by the end, but was pleasant. In the spirit of Thoreau, but not his equal.