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Looking for hickories

the forgotten wildness of the rural Midwest

by Tom Springer

  • 192 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Springer, Tom, -- 1959-,
  • Natural history -- Middle West -- Anecdotes,
  • Wilderness areas -- Middle West -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom Springer.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH104.5.M47 S67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 157 p. :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21557282M
    ISBN 100472070231, 0472050230
    ISBN 109780472070237, 9780472050239
    LC Control Number2007031013

    At 12 percent moisture content, the true hickories range in density from 50 to 78 pounds per cubic foot while the pecan hickories have a density of 46 pounds per cubic foot. The true hickories produce the strongest wood of any of the North American Pignut and bitternut hickories are referred to as “tight bark” by the lumber industry.   Reflections in Nature: 5 hickory species grow in PA after looking through several books on trees, I found that hickory was and is a favorite wood for .

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A new voice reveals the unique character of the upper Midwest. In the spirit of other writers who share an affinity for the natural worldauthors such as Robert Frost, Emerson, and Bill BrysonLooking for Hickories is Tom Springer's ode to the people, natural beauty, Looking for hickories book lore of the Midwest, a place where bustling communities neighbor a fragile mosaic of quiet Cited by: 1.

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A new voice reveals the unique character of the upper Midwest. In the spirit of other writers who share an affinity for the natural world—authors such as Robert Frost, Emerson, and Bill Bryson— Looking for Hickories is Tom Springer's ode to the people, natural beauty, and lore of the Midwest, a place where bustling communities neighbor a fragile mosaic of quiet woods, fertile.

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His Looking for Hickories (University of Michigan Press) was named a Michigan Notable Book. He has worked in communications for the University of Notre Dame and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.