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Man of Salt and Trees

The Life of Joy Morton

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This is a fine biography that Ballowe constructed from a careful study mainly of Morton's personal and family papers. A man of salt and trees? Yes, and much more.

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A Man of Salt and Trees is the first full-length biography of Joy Morton (1855-1934), founder of The Morton Arboretuman internationally acclaimed outdoor museum of woody plantsand Morton Saltthe brand that for over a century has been a household name in the United States. Les mer

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A Man of Salt and Trees is the first full-length biography of Joy Morton (1855-1934), founder of The Morton Arboretuman internationally acclaimed outdoor museum of woody plantsand Morton Saltthe brand that for over a century has been a household name in the United States. Joy MortonÆs story begins in the preCivil War...

Detaljer

Forlag
Northern Illinois University Press
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
318
ISBN
9780875807577
Utgivelsesår
2016
Format
23 x 15 cm

Om forfatteren

James Ballowe, Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Bradley University, teaches in the Naturalist Certificate Program at The Morton Arboretum. He has received awards from the Illinois Arts Council for his poetry and creative non-fiction and the Delta Award from the Morris Library at Southern Illinois University for his publications on Southern Illinois. He is the editor of George Santayana's America.

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This is a fine biography that Ballowe constructed from a careful study mainly of Morton's personal and family papers. A man of salt and trees? Yes, and much more.

»

EH.Net

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Ballowe gives the reader a life that can be touched, encompassed, and which feels natural….As one reads the book Morton's human side is clear and fascinating.

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Journal of Illinois History

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