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The Lovely and the Wild

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From childhood Louise de Kiriline Lawrence dreamed of settling one day in an unspoiled, tranquil spot and living in harmony with nature. This beautifully written book is the story of her dream come true.

Truly a labour of love, The Lovely and the Wild is the product of an exceptional woman's profound joy at being part of the limitless world of nature.

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Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 30th 1987 by Natural Heritage (first published 1968)
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Sep 02, 2010 rated it it was amazing
A fantastic book with a very sober ending which makes the book more than just a simple nature memoir. It was published several years after Carson's "Silent Spring," and Lawrence writes with a similar cautionary intent (which, in retrospect, pervades the entire book).
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Louise de Kiriline Lawrence was an internationally renowned naturalist, author and nurse. She was the most prolific contributor to the National Audubon Society magazine Audubon.