A very special market for these leisurely, lyrical sketches of the lower reaches of the Mississippi, its ""spell of the...

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WILD ACRES: A Book of the Gulf Coast Country

A very special market for these leisurely, lyrical sketches of the lower reaches of the Mississippi, its ""spell of the open... strange pageantry of bird life"", caught with a sense of color and sense of mood. Here is the variety of the Gulf Coast, its marshes and woodlands, islands and swamp and prairie and delta, and the even greater variety of bird life, heron and bittern, terns and egrets and pelicans, red-cockaded woodpeckers and purple gallinule, snipe and duck, warblers and orioles, as they are to be observed. Here too are the seasonal changes, the migrations, changes in weather and scene, in a tranquil, picturesque country, recorded with appreciative affection...

Pub Date: Oct. 11, 1946

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Dutton

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1, 1946