The Way to the Salt Marsh
A John Hay Reader edited by Christopher Merrill
Univ. Press of New England, 1998.
256 pages, paperback
Cover is worn. Page ends are soiled. Text is unmarked. No creases in the spine.
Excerpts taken from The Run, The Immortal Wilderness, and seven other books by John Hay – a first rate nature writer. Hay’s work combines the attention to detail of a field naturalist with the eloquence of a poet and the depth of a philosopher like Emerson.