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Earth's wild music : celebrating and defending the songs of the natural world / Kathleen Dean Moore.

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Gettysburg Library 576.84 MOORE (Text) 35740635694532 New Nonfiction Available -
  Herman Stuempfle Named Endowment, 2021

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  • ISBN: 9781640093676
  • ISBN: 1640093672
  • Physical Description: xviii, 249 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint Press, 2021.

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"In her newest collection, Moore selects essays that celebrate the music of the natural world as a reminder of what can be taken from us-the yowl of wolves, tick of barnacles, laughter of children, shriek of falling mountains. Alongside these selections are brand new essays born from the sorrow and iniquity of this new age of extinction, all bearing witness to the glories of this world and the sins against it. Each group of essays moves, as Moore herself has been moved, from celebration to lamentation to bewilderment to the determination to act. In Earth's Wild Music, Moore reminds us that whatever is left of the planet after its pillaging is the world in which those who remain must live. Whatever genetic song-lines, whatever fragments of whale-squeal and shattered harmonies are left, that's what evolution will have to work with. Music is the shivering urgency and exuberance of life on-going. In a time of terrible silencing, Moore asks, who will forgive us if we do not save the songs?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Extinction (Biology)
Nature sounds.
Philosophy of nature.
Genre: Essays.

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