Earth, Grass, Trees and Stone, by Mary Anne Morefield

Earth, Grass, Trees and Stone: a Collection of Poetry by Mary Anne Morefield

Earth, Grass, Trees and Stone (152 pages), is a collection of 65 poems by Mary Anne Morefield. The final poem in the collection, “Requiem,” will be set to music for the Susquehanna Chorale in 2015 by Bob Chilcott. “Mary Anne Morefield’s debut collection overflows with the primacy of living, with the most elemental actions of…

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Gas Drilling and the Fracking of a Marriage, by Stephanie Hamel

Gas Drilling and the Fracking of a Marriage by Stephanie Hamel

Gas Drilling and the Fracking of a Marriage (238 pages), by Stephanie C. Hamel, is a memoir about an environmental scientist who is tempted to betray her ideals by the promise of extravagant royalties. “In [this] fascinating exploration … Hamel is unflinching in presenting her own conflicted feelings and the difficulties that crop up from…

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The Nineteenth Century Horse Doctor, by Ned D. Heindel and Robert D. Rapp

The Nineteenth Century Horse Doctor by Ned D. Heindel and Robert D. Rapp

In The Nineteenth Century Horse Doctor: A Pennsylvania Dutchman’s Practical Guide to Treating Horses (132 pages), Ned D. Heindel and Robert D. Rapp translate and analyze over 100 veterinary recipes in a number of popular early 19th century Pferdartz from the Moravian and the Pennsylvania Dutch traditions. Anyone who loves horses and is interested in…

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