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In a Patch of Fireweed

A Biologist’s Life in the Field

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$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674445512

Publication Date: 09/01/1991

Short

208 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

51 fine line illustrations

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Bernd Heinrich is Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of Vermont. He has written several memoirs of his life in science and nature, including One Man’s Owl, Ravens in Winter, and A Year in the Maine Woods, which won the 1995 Rutstrum Authors’ Award for Literary Excellence.

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