Ever wonder what it’s like alone at midnight in the depths of a vast marsh, or thought of stumbling into a roiling geyser field in the dark? What happens when you get swept along for miles in a flooded river without an exit—or explore a prehistoric swamp with predators left over from the Cretaceous? How can you sense an Amazon rainforest breathing. Have you watched a great ancient waterfall cease forever in less than a day? Does the Jersey Devil still inhabit the pine barrens?
Let the author take you on these and many other outdoor adventures and ecological investigations. Written in a creative nonfiction style (reads like a novel) a professional ecologist, looks for meaning in the wildest places, and shows us a range of perspectives for appreciating the mental, emotional, and physical benefits of immersing ourselves in wild landscapes. He brings needed context by examining the causes-and-effects of ever changing environments, and brings us along as he restores damaged streams, rivers and wetlands. His poetic descriptions and insights show us how landscapes inspire perceptions of beauty, art, and increased personal well-being that underlie our innate connections with nature. Along the way, the author immerses the reader into his landscapes with keen-eyed observations that underlie our innate personal connections with nature. He shows how we gain insights and increased well-being when we go afield to explore. As he says, “Sometimes nothing is more important than going off into the woods and contemplating the frog chorus of a vernal pool.”
Loose on the Landscape is a beautifully unique and special memoir/creative non-fiction tale written by the incredible author Joel Everett Harding and wow, what a story Joel shares with us readers! Joel Everett Harding will take us readers on his journey across nature as we venture into the heart of it with him and experience all that Joel experiences along the way, with profound insights.
I adore memoirs because they give the reader insight into a person’s fascinating life and journey but I love memoirs with travel/nature themes because the reader is whisked away on a journey and if the author of such a memoir is brilliantly descriptive about the places he and or she visits, the reader will feel as if they are right there experiencing every moment the author is. Loose on the Landscape written by the extraordinary Joel Everett Harding is just this type of read as it is an incredibly powerful tale that whisks the reader away on many adventures that will leave you breathless.
The reader thanks to the author’s impeccable descriptions will feel as if they are right there and that is rare for an author to accomplish! So the fact that Joel demonstrates this skill, shows us readers that he is an incredibly talented author who knows how to transfix his readers with ease! That is why I already have to implore you lovely readers to have a read of Loose on the Landscape because you will never come across another book like it! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!
Loose on the Landscape is a sensational, poignant, and informative tale that will introduce the reader to ecologist Joel Everett Harding, the writer and narrator of this book. In Loose on the Landscape, Joel takes us on a journey outdoors in which he shares his adventure and ecological insights along the way. We will experience wild places, vast landscapes, and even damaged environments as he tries to restore them to their glory. The tale is told in a unique and transfixing way that blends Joel’s personal journey and all of his ecological insights which helps us connect with him, but also nature. The core heart of this book is Joel’s love for nature and how you loving it too, and immersing yourself in it will reap many benefits for you and your life. Loose on the Landscape overall makes for a profound and unforgettable tale that will bring a whole new appreciation to nature and all that exists in the natural world, and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Loose on the Landscape!
The profoundness in Joel Everett Harding’s story is sensational and many readers will feel a host of different emotions while reading this book because of how incredible Joel’s journey was! I found myself reading Loose on the Landscape at an alarming rate because it was captivating as well as engrossing; Joel’s remarkable literature will have you turning the pages at an alarming rate, and I adored how he was able to do this!
As well as Joel Everett Harding writing his story in an extremely compelling way, he also is excellent at describing the settings and places in this book. Joel’s beautifully descriptive writing will make the reader feel as if they are right there; this is how I felt and because I did I felt as if I was with Joel on his journey in the natural world and that for me was incredibly beautiful as well as transformative and informative.
To conclude my thoughts on this wonderful book, Loose on the Landscape is a remarkable, memorable, and informative story that readers are going to love so I, of course, have to award this superb book five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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