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The Frog Run: Words and Wildness in the Vermont Woods

4.14  ·  Rating Details  ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
The North Woods tradition of making maple syrup serves as an illuminating backdrop for John Elder’s reflections on nature, literature, playfulness, and fatherhood, as he builds a sugaring house with his sons.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 12th 2001 by Milkweed Editions
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Nathaniel Smith
Oct 03, 2011 Nathaniel Smith rated it it was amazing
A beautiful set of essays by and a wonderful portrait of John Elder, one of my best professors at Middlebury. This is a true, direct, and poignant glimpse into the myriad qualities John Elder brings to his classroom, his life, and the world. It made me long to be in class with him again, to write essays for him again, and spend more long evenings at his home talking about Wordsworth, traditional music, and ways to live a fulfilling life. Whether you know John personally, or are just interested i ...more
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Oct 01, 2012 Ann rated it really liked it
The fourth star is more out of respect for the writer than love of this particular writing.
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May 01, 2010 David rated it it was amazing
Excellent essays on nature and maple sugaring
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