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Very interesting book! Gives a great, broad background, without being too preachy. Very readable.Published 17 hours ago by E.S.
One of the best books I've ever read. Mr. Manning tells an environmental story no one else is telling.Published 5 months ago by Pat Hill
This book's strength is it weakness. It is very readable. It is semi-romantic in the tradition of Walden. Some of the sentences are very poetic. Read morePublished 21 months ago by ReadsAlot
This is one of the best books I've read about our country's grassland -- brings in history, geography, politics, and economics in a very readable way.Published on September 5, 2013 by BBCO
Richard Manning is a gifted writer who cooks cold facts into poetry. The American prairie is one of our least-understood resources. Manning serves it lovingly and well.Published on January 20, 2013 by Bob Ruby
Not! The Grasslands are a substantial part of what our bi-coastal "cousins" routinely and rather patronizingly refer to, as "the fly-over zone. Read morePublished on May 25, 2012 by John P. Jones III
This can be an exasperating book, but ultimately it is a valuable and rewarding one. Though now seventeen years old, it should be read by everyone interested in, or in any way... Read morePublished on May 3, 2012 by R. M. Peterson
I grew up across the street from a hardwood forest in Michigan. When my family visited relatives in North Dakota, the vast wide open grasslands seemed so dry, empty, sad. Read morePublished on March 5, 2012 by Richard Reese (author of Sustainable or Bust)
There's not much to say about a book. It's in a good condition and it's a small handy book.Published on October 26, 2010 by Patmalico