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Book Title: Sisters of the Earth: Women's Prose and Poetry About Nature|
The author of the book: Lorraine Anderson
Date of issue: December 9th 2003
ISBN 13: 9781400033218
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Sisters of the Earth is a stirring collection of women’s writing on nature: Nature as healer. Nature as delight. Nature as mother and sister. Nature as victim. Nature as companion and reminder of what is wild in us all. Here, among more than a hundred poets and prose writers, are Diane Ackerman on the opium of sunsets; Ursula K. Le Guin envisioning an alternative world in which human beings are not estranged from their planet; and Julia Butterfly Hill on weathering a fierce storm in the redwood tree where she lived for more than two years. Here, too, are poems, essays, stories, and journal entries by Emily Dickinson, Alice Walker, Terry Tempest Williams, Willa Cather, Gretel Erlich, Adrienne Rich, and others—each offering a vivid, eloquent response to the natural world.
This second edition of Sisters of the Earth is fully revised and updated with a new preface and nearly fifty new pieces, including new contributions by Louise Erdrich, Pam Houston, Zora Neale Hurston, Starhawk, Joy Williams, Kathleen Norris, Rita Dove, and Barbara Kingsolver.
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Read information about the authorLorraine Anderson is a freelance writer, editor, and teacher whose work focuses on encouraging a way of life in tune with nature.
She is the editor of Sisters of the Earth: Women’s Prose and Poetry About Nature and other works on nature.
She lives in Corvallis, OR.