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A Book of Hours

by Donald Culross Peattie

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A Book of Hours contains 24 essays, one for each hour of the day, that seek to bridge the gap between definitive scientific philosophy and the sheer unadulterated beauty that Donald Culross Peattie envisioned within everyday life. The Boston Transcript referred to this collection as “science, in sheer poetry," and the Chicago Daily Tribune mused that “it leaves one a better man for having read it" and offers “the inevitableness of natural laws and the truth of beauty, if one cares to seek it."

Publication Details

Publisher:
Trinity University Press
Publication Date:
2013

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Donald Culross Peattie (Author)

Donald Culross Peattie (1898–1964) was one of the most influential American nature writers of the 20th century. Peattie was born in Chicago and grew up in Smoky Mountains in North Carolina, which sparked his interest in the immense wonders of natu...

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