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Island Year

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In her first book, Island in the Sound, Heckman brought to life Anderson Island in Puget Sound, its people, its history, and its sadly vanishing way of life. Now, in this book, she brings the same clarity of vision, warmth, and insight to the natural life of her island, recording the cycle of the seasons as an appreciative and articulate observer.

This is a diary of the nat
Hardcover, 269 pages
Published May 1st 1972 by University of Washington Press
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Escapist reading at a time when we all can use some time-out moments. The environmentalist and anti-development parts of the book were the most interesting. I have to admit I dozed off more than a few times while trying to read all her descriptions of her bird-watching experiences. While I love birds, I will not likely become an avid bird-watcher in my lifetime.
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