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A keen look at Boston's nature

'Paradise' covers landscape, flora, fauna, folklore

By Michael Kenney
September 21, 2008

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The Paradise of All These Parts: A Natural History of Boston By John Hanson Mitchell Beacon, 254 pp., $24.95 When Walter Muir Whitehill wrote the preface to the first edition of his classic "Boston: A Topographical History" back in 1959, he described his daily ramble from North Station to the Boston Athenaeum with a discerning, if not always approving, eye, ... (Full article: 879 words)

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