The Resource A Book of Bees., (electronic resource)

A Book of Bees., (electronic resource)

Label
A Book of Bees.
Title
A Book of Bees.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times Notable Book: "A melodious mix of memoir, nature journal, and beekeeping manual" (Kirkus Reviews). Weaving a vivid portrait of her own life and her bees' lives, author Sue Hubbell lovingly describes the ins and outs of beekeeping on her small Missouri farm, where the end of one honey season is the start of the next. With three hundred hives, Hubbell stays busy year-round tending to the bees and harvesting their honey, a process that is as personally demanding as it is rewarding. Exploring the progression of both the author and the hive through the seasons, this is "a book about bees to be sure, but it is also about other things: the important difference between loneliness and solitude; the seasonal rhythms inherent in rural living; the achievement of independence; the accommodating of oneself to nature" (ThePhiladelphia Inquirer). Beautifully written and full of exquisitely rendered details, it is a tribute to Hubbell's wild hilltop in the Ozarks and of the joys of living a complex life in a simple place
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hubbell, Sue
Dewey number
638.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
SF523
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bee culture
  • Honeybee
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
  • Bee culture
  • Honeybee
Label
A Book of Bees., (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Epigraph; I The Beekeeper's Autumn; The Beekeeper's Autumn; II The Beekeeper's Winter; The Beekeeper's Winter; III The Beekeeper's Spring; The Beekeeper's Spring; IV The Beekeeper's Summer; The Beekeeper's Summer; Afterword; Glossary; Acknowledgments; Index; About the Author; Copyright Page
Control code
ocn964358608
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781504042451
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 970733
  • 703D9868-2457-4306-9761-061FDA822DC2
System control number
(OCoLC)964358608
Label
A Book of Bees., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Epigraph; I The Beekeeper's Autumn; The Beekeeper's Autumn; II The Beekeeper's Winter; The Beekeeper's Winter; III The Beekeeper's Spring; The Beekeeper's Spring; IV The Beekeeper's Summer; The Beekeeper's Summer; Afterword; Glossary; Acknowledgments; Index; About the Author; Copyright Page
Control code
ocn964358608
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781504042451
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 970733
  • 703D9868-2457-4306-9761-061FDA822DC2
System control number
(OCoLC)964358608

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