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Land Circle: Writings Collected from the Land

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Essays and poems on one woman's responsibility for the land borne out of love for it.
Paperback, 372 pages
Published February 26th 1993 by Fulcrum Publishing (first published 1991)
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Annette
The author http://www.cowboypoetry.com/lindahass... connects Indian culture (circle of life), nature (the land), and her unique life experiences in essays, memoirs, and poetry. More information can be found at Land Circle Lessons http://www.fs.fed.us/eco/eco-watch/ew... (lj)
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Jan 14, 2014 Nancy Noyes-ward rated it it was amazing
Read this book about a decade (or two), ago. Just re-read some sections that have become more relevant as I have aged. It is some pretty bare-bone prose by one tough lady.
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Mar 28, 2008 Julie M rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Sara, Astri,
Recommended to Julie by: Greta
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Life on the ranch: hard work, great rewards, joy and disappointment all fill this wonderful collection of stories as only a woman could tell.
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You know a book is well-written when you disagree with the author on several points but still find yourself writing down phrases and sentences worth remembering.
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A mix of accessible poetry and essays about the land, life, loss and how place shapes who we are.
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Linda M. Hasselstrom is an award-winning poet and writer of the High Plains whose work is rooted in the arid landscape of southwestern South Dakota. She writes, ranches, and conducts writing retreats on the South Dakota ranch homesteaded by her grandfather, a Swedish cobbler, in 1899.

Her website, www.windbreakhouse.com, provides details about her writing retreats, online consulting and her publis
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