The Pine Barrens

The Pine Barrens

Paperback - 1988
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"In the low center of the state [of New Jersey] is a near wilderness, larger than most national parks, which as been known since the seventeenth century as the Pine Barrens." The author writes of this area and of its inhabitants, the Pineys.--Cover.
Published: New York :, Noonday Press,, 1988
Copyright Date: ©1968.
ISBN: 9780374514426
Branch Call Number: 974.9 MACP
Characteristics: 156 pages :,illustrations ;,21 cm


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Apr 13, 2013

An oddly fascinating look at life in a place that I have never been to, but want to go to as a result of this book. McPhee weaves nature, history and people into a type of literary journalism that combines interviews, personal exploration into the Pine Barrens and research. The book is awesome. A must read for nature nuts, history nuts and people who find oddballs and their behavior interesting.


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