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To learn from nature, not about nature, was the imperative that took John Janovy Jr. and his students into the sandhills, marshes, grasslands, canyons, lakes, and streams of Keith County in western Nebraska. The biologist explores the web of interrelationships among land, animals, and human beings. Even termites, snails, and barn swallows earn respect and assume significance in the overall scheme of things.
Janovy's earlier Keith County Journal "met with astonishing success, and . John Janovy "has produced his best book. Back in Keith County returns to the part of Nebraska that Mr. Janovy knows and loves.
Back in Keith County returns to the part of Nebraska that Mr. He gives us a superb example of nature writing and of life in the Great Plains, perhaps surpassing such admired works in the genre as Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac and William Warner's Beautiful Swimmers.
This item:Back in Keith County by John Janovy J. From Library Journal. This trio was first published in 1982, 1979, and 1986, respectively.
Three books by biologist Janovy offer intimate looks at the natural world and the web of relationships among living things. Keith County (LJ 1/15/79) and its Back in sequel (LJ 3/1/82) both cover the author's observations on plant and animal life in the fields and marshes of Keith County, NE.
Keith County Journal was originally published in 1978 by St. Martin's Press, and has been re-issued in paperback by the University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE 68588-0484. KCJ received excellent publicity in the national media, subsequently sold well, and was, of course, a very hard act to follow.
According to John Janovy Jr. in Keith County Journal, the long-billed curlew is "a mystery bird, the kind of bird that might appear in a Disney real-life adventure film, the kind of bird that makes films like these successful, because it is so far outside the daily experience of every person.
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Keith County is a county in the . As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 8,368 . John Janovy Jr. "Keith County Journal" St. Martin's Press (1978). As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 8,368 In the Nebraska license plate system, Keith County is represented by the prefix 68 (it had the number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922). "Yellowlegs: A Migration of the Mind" Houghton Mifflin Company (1980). "Back in Keith County" University of Nebraska Press (1982). Places adjacent to Keith County, Nebraska.
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