The Strange Tale of the North Pond Hermit
10/7/14, 3:58 PM
The Strange & Curious Tale of the Last True Hermit
For nearly thirty years, a phantom haunted the woods of Central Maine. Unseen and unknown, he lived in secret, creeping
into homes in
The Library of America Story of the Week
Reprinted from American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau
(The Library of America, 2008), pages 14559.
Originally appeared in Leaf and Tendril (1908).
Of all the writers gathered in this boo
My Relationship with the Environment:
After considering the assigned readings, I would currently define my relationship with the environment
as somewhere between John Burroughs and Scott Russell Sanders: definitely not as intense as Burroughs
in that I am