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Journey into the realm of the tallgrass prairie—where birds, plants, and seeds mix with water, roots, wind, and sky to reveal stories and facts about how each of us can learn to best live wherever we might call home.
Designed as a conversation, using short writings and photographs, Cindy Crosby and Thomas Dean enter a give and take to inspire in readers new understandings of the Midwestern tallgrass prairie through. Tallgrass Conversations encourages looking and listening to the prairie through the heart and mind as well as eyes, ears, and other senses, advancing both conservation and creative efforts on behalf of the tallgrass prairie.
About the Author
CINDY CROSBY is the author, contributor to, or compiler of more than twenty books including The Tallgrass Prairie: An Introduction (Northwestern University Press). She is a well-known and trusted prairie steward on two different sites, and speaks and teaches in the Chicago region.
THOMAS DEAN is Senior Presidential Writer/Editor at the University of Iowa, where he also teaches interdisciplinary courses. He has published essays in regional and national journals, magazines, and books, including his book of personal essays, Under a Midland Sky.