Table of contents for Summer : a spiritual biography of the season / edited by Gary Schmidt and Susan M. Felch ; illustrations by Barry Moser.

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(((Frontmatter)))
Preface	XX
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Part One: Play and Leisure
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Recipe: Dr. Lehman's Dandelion Wine 	XX
Introduction	XX
A Prayer 	XX
Ray Bradbury
From Dandelion Wine	XX
Ronna N. Welsh
"Camp Food"	XX
Scott Cairns
"Accepting Blood" and "Yellow"	XX
Jamaica Kincaid
"The Circling Hand" from Annie John	XX
G. K. Chesterton
"A Piece of Chalk" from Tremendous Trifles	XX
Charles C. Abbott
"A Fence-rail Fancy" from In Nature's Realm	XX
Richard Jefferies
"Meadow Thoughts" from The Life in the Fields	XX
Tao Qian
"Reading The Book of Hills and Seas"	XX
Anne Lamott
"Altar" from Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith	XX
Psalm 100 	XX
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Part Two: Tillage and Cultivation
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Recipe: Mixed Greens and Walnuts	XX
Introduction	XX
A Prayer	XX
Cheung Hsieh, Vidyãkara, Paul Laurence Dunbar
A Gathering of Farming Poems	XX
Elinore Rupert Pruitt Stewart
"A Busy, Happy Summer" from Letters of a Woman Homesteader	XX
Gretel Ehrlich
"From a Sheepherder's Notebook: Three Days" from The Solace of Open Spaces	XX
Barbara Kingsolver
"Knowing Our Place" from Small Wonder	XX
Sherman Alexie
"The Summer of Black Widows"	XX
Michael Pollan
"Weeds Are Us" from Second Nature: A Gardener's Education	XX
Barbara Crooker, Lee Robinson, Dorothea Mackellar
A Gathering of Gardening Poems	XX
Richard Selzer
"Toenails" from Letters to a Young Doctor	XX
Psalm 65	XX
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Part Three: Family and Community
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Recipe: Mary Ann's Spicy Herb Dip	XX
Introduction	XX
A Prayer	XX
Thomas Lynch
"The Oak Grove Imbroglio" from Bodies in Motion and at Rest	XX
William J. Vande Kopple
"Bright Hope"	XX
Carl Sandburg
A Gathering of Poems	XX
The Declaration of Independence	XX
Frederick Douglass
"What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?"	XX
Barbara Tuchman
"On Our Birthday--America as Idea"	XX
Donald Hall
"Summer" from Seasons at Eagle Pond	XX
Psalm 132	XX
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Part Four: Nature and Grace
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Recipe: Eggplant Spread	XX
Introduction	XX
A Prayer	XX
Mary Oliver
Selections from Long Life: Essays and Other Writings	XX
Luci Shaw
"Raspberries" and "Summer road remembered"	XX
Walt Whitman
Selections from Specimen Days	XX
Aldo Leopold
Selections from A Sand County Almanac	XX
Siegfried Sassoon, Denise Levertov, Barbara Crooker, Tada Chimako, Ibn Abi I-Haytham
A Gathering of Poems from Around the World	XX
Celia Thaxter
From Among the Isles of Shoals	XX
Joseph Wood
"August" from The Twelve Seasons: A Perpetual Calendar for the Country	XX
Psalm 104	XX
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Part Five: Retreat and Return
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Recipe: African Squash and Yams	XX
Introduction	XX
A Prayer	XX
Barbara Hurd	XX
"Refugium" from Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination
Ada Louise Huxtable
"A House Rewards Affection"	XX
Sarah Orne Jewett
"The Backward View" from The Country of the Pointed Firs XX
Robert Clark
From My Grandfather's House: A Genealogy of Doubt and Faith XX
N. Scott Momaday
From The Way to Rainy Mountain	XX
Madeleine L'Engle
From The Summer of the Great-Grandmother	XX
Leslie Pinckney Hill, Wathen Marks Wilks Call, Kenneth Slade Alling
A Gathering of Summer Poems	XX
Patricia Hampl
"Silence" from Virgin Time	XX
Psalm 91	XX
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Acknowledgements	XX
Notes	XX
About SkyLight Paths	XX

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Summer -- Religious aspects -- Meditations.
Summer -- Literary collections.
Cookery.