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7 edition of Thornapples found in the catalog.

Thornapples

The Comings, Goings, and Outdoor Doings of a Naturalist

by Charles Fergus

  • 245 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Stackpole Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Essays,
  • Natural history,
  • Pennsylvania

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8000925M
    ISBN 10081172946X
    ISBN 109780811729468
    OCLC/WorldCa44313476

    thornapple definition: Noun (plural thornapples) 1. Alternative form of thorn apple. Charles Fergus has published 16 books on nature and wildlife, including The Wingless Crow and Thornapples: The Naturalist’s Year (collections of nature essays), Wildlife of Pennsylvania and the Northeast, Wildlife of Virginia and Maryland, Trees of Pennsylvania and the Northeast, Trees of New England, Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northeast, and two books in Stackpole’s .

      That's a pretty good book. Note there is a chapter devoted to the Maine woman breeder, guide of my Springers. But I like Charles Fergus better: A Rough Shooting Dog (A classic about flushing dogs/Spaniels) The Upland Equation, A Modern Bird-Hunter's Code A Hunters Book of Days Thornapples (a book of essays on outdoors not bird hunting specific). You can add or remove search filters using the menu to the right.

    Each of the books in the series revolves around a case in the beginning, which get solved with the help of skillful detective Tom Thorne by the end of the book. The debut novel of the series was published in the year by the Little, Brown publishing house. It was called ‘Sleepyhead’ and depicted the story of a gruesome murderer who had. The Wingless Crow joins together thirty-three superb short essays on nature, science, country living, and self. They are written by a man who&#;watchful, inquisitive, at times prickly&#;is animated by delight, wonder, and love for the rural places and wildlife of Pennsylvania.


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I recommend trading the flip flops for some hikers and getting out to experience what Thornapples is about. As far as the previous reviewer who gave the book 1 star, I heartily disagree. Regardless of where Fergus lives now, the writings on bluebirds, giant trees, and frog songs Thornapples book all about PA where there is still plenty of wildlife to 5/5(2).

Thornapples book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. For years, Charles Fergus chronicled his outdoor activities in the Pennsylvani /5. For years, Charles Fergus chronicled his outdoor activities in the Pennsylvania Game News' popular 'Thornapples' column and other magazines.

Some of the best of his writings are now collected in this illustrated volume. Following a fox, gathering nuts, watching fireflies, tracking a bear, listening to peepers, hunting deer, searching for giant trees, camping alone -- a year of adventures.

Fergus reminds us of what life was like before cell phones, reality tv, and flip flops. I recommend trading the flip flops for some hikers and getting out to experience what Thornapples is about.

As far as the previous reviewer who gave the book 1 star, I heartily disagree.5/5. I write books about nature, wildlife, and the outdoors. I also write the Gideon Stoltz mystery series set in the Pennsylvania backcountry in the s. My knowledge of the natural world informs my fiction; readers say my books invoke a strong sense of place/5.

Open Library is an Thornapples book of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Book is in good condition. May have some wear to the cover, small creases, small marks or other imperfections.

Dust jacket if present may be slightly torn, between tears. Pages Thornapples book have light dog-earing or thumbing. Slight foxing may be present on books over 40 years old. Pages are crisp and have no more than 2 small tears throughout entire Reviews: 2. Thornapples: The Naturalist’s Year (nature essays) Swamp Screamer: At Large with the Florida Panther Summer at Little Lava: A Season at the Edge of the World Bears: Wild Guide Turtles: Wild Guide A Rough-Shooting Dog The Upland Equation A Hunter’s Book of Days Shadow Catcher (a novel).

Datura stramonium, known by the common names thorn apple, jimsonweed (jimson weed) or devil's snare, is a plant species in the nightshade family and datura genus. Its likely origin was in Central America, and it has been introduced in many world regions.

It is an aggressive invasive weed in temperate climates across the world. stramonium has been used in various treatments of. The Thornapple is, like the Henbane, a member of the order Solanceae. It belongs to the genus Datura, which consists of fifteen species, distributed throughout the warmer portion of the whole world, the greatest number being found in Central all of them are used locally in medicine, and are characterized by similar properties to those of the official species, Datura Stramonium.

This lyrical account – in the grand tradition of nature writing – sees journalist and graphic artist Bill Vaughn unearth surprising facts about the hawthorn through history. A new book for spring that promises to inform and inspire. 10 Facts About Hawthorn. Hawthorns also go by the names thornapples, May-trees, and whitethorns.

Thornapples by Charles Fergus () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Thornapples by Charles Fergus ()Price: $ This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Thornapple.

If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Thornapple book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A renegade monk, a scheming lady of the manor, a mysterious old woman, and a be /5(1). Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Charles Fergus (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please Reviews: 2.

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In other words, don’t bring the sporting clays choke madness to the field. It’s apples and thornapples. The book again: “In case you doubt you can hit a moving target at 30 or 40 yards with an open-choked 20ga (or even 28ga) – let alone a 12ga – take your gun or a friend’s gun out to a field or range, and have at it.

Author of The wingless crow, Turtles, A rough-shooting dog, Gun dog breeds, Swamp screamer, Shadow Catcher, A Hunter's Book of Days, Thornapples. Collectibles, pages. This book chronicles the entire history of Sam Colt's developments in handguns from the first Paterson revolvers through the legendary Army, and from the time of Fergus chronicled his outdoor activities in the Pennsylvania Game News' popular 'Thornapples' column and other magazines.

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