This is one of the best books I have ever read- period!
The book has all the facts and figures that you would expect from a history book but the material is presented in a very easy to read, enjoyable style.
The book is beautifully illustrated with drawings, photos, and maps to help you understand the points Ms. Muir is making.
I have shared fun facts that this book taught me with almost everyone I know over the past couple months. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Terry MacDonald
Ms Muir is a great storyteller. I was interested in the topic and prepared to slog through boring text to learn something, but this was AMAZING. Read like a novel. Read morePublished on February 16, 2005 by C. Coonahan
Other reviewers have discussed the virtues of the book, so I will only add that the lessons to be learned from this well written and fascinating study are relevant to the entire... Read morePublished on January 24, 2003 by B. Yankee
Using a pond near her home in Newton, MA as a backdrop, Diana Muir weaves a compelling view of New England history, which she argues is a series of ecological crises. Read morePublished on October 30, 2002 by Craig L. Howe
This is one of the best books I have ever read- period! At the core of the book is Ms. Muir's message that we are part of nature, not separate from or above nature, and we have a... Read morePublished on August 1, 2002
It is hard to imagine how Reflections in Bullough's Pond could have been better written. Diana Muir gives an account of the interplay between New England's economic history and its... Read morePublished on July 25, 2002
This is a REALLY nice example of the possibilities that exist when an author weaves together multiple strands of thought in a comprehensive view of a topic or region. Read morePublished on July 21, 2002
Everyone who visits, lives in, or loves New England will love this book. On almost every page there is something that makes you say, 'Aha! now I understand. Read morePublished on June 27, 2002
I purposely took my time reading this book. It's not a long book; indeed, it's only 258 pages long. Read morePublished on January 9, 2002 by Linda Linguvic