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I’m proud to announce that J. Drew Lanham is coming to speak in Lawrence on May 24. Dr. Lanham connects storytelling, wit, and land ethics to advocate for greater participation in the natural world—especially among people of color. He is a conservation ornithologist, naturalist, and hunter-conservationist; Drew is also an Alumni Distinguished Professor and Alumni Master Teacher at Clemson… (more)
Dr. Lanham will co-lead a tour with Dr. Roger Boyd. J. Drew Lanham is an Alumni Distinguished Professor and Alumni Master Teacher at Clemson University. Roger Boyd is Senior Scientist of Baker Wetlands & Professor Emeritus of Biology at Baker University. Contact Shirley Braunlich at Lawrence Public library for more information firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-843-3833 ext. 130The Home Place (more)
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A lyrical memoir that connects heart to a culture of place--in South Carolina.
LPL_ShirleyB Oct 06, 2017
Lanham shares lyrically-written stories, deep connections to family, his strong sense of place, a passion for nature, and optimism and humor, along with the frustration of being the uncommon African American ornithologist in a predominantly white field. Every reader will be inspired and feel thes... Read More »
[Read a book about nature] Book Squad-er Shirley B is RAVING about this book and about Lanham in general. And bonus - he will be HERE in May doing a talk! Get on this one before the holds list explodes.
LPL_ShirleyB May 05, 2017
If you enjoy prose that flows—like poetry, heartwarming & witty family stories, lyrical nature revelry, thoughtful social justice advocacy rooted in a strong South Carolina land ethic and a plethora of optimism then this book will charm & enlighten you!
This book offers so many powerful ... Read More »