BOOKS

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ALL IS LEAF : ESSAYS AND TRANSFORMATIONS

U. of Iowa Press, 2022

"...John Price has crafted a brilliant collection that captures his enchantment with nature and delves into flights of fancy.  All is Leaf will invite you to ponder, imagine, or laugh with every delightful page." --Lydia Kang

DADDY LONG LEGS:  THE NATURAL EDUCATION OF A FATHER

Trumpeter/Shambhala, 2013

"...John Price's sidesplitting stories about his family develop in their own time into heartrending reflections on living and dying, and why living must be wholehearted if it is to be anything at all, and why dying can be as beautiful as an emerging moth."--Kathleen Dean Moore

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MAN KILLED BY PHEASANT AND OTHER KINSHIPS

Merloyd Lawrence Books/Da Capo Press, 2008; Paperback, U. of Iowa Press

"John Price writes with exceptional lucidity, humor and wisdom about his unexceptional--and exemplary--American life.  I spent my own youth in this very region, and I don't know a better or more charming prose distillation of its sweet, homely beauty and melancholy." --Kurt Andersen

THE TALLGRASS PRAIRIE READER

U. of Iowa Press, 2014

"Read these impassioned prairie voices...to understand nature's beneficence, or as away of kneeling before an ancient, sacred, and unimaginable land.  Read them to help cure indifference and rediscover the sublime.  Read them to return home."--Connie Mutel

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NOT JUST ANY LAND: A PERSONAL AND LITERARY JOURNEY INTO THE AMERICAN GRASSLANDS

U. of Nebraska Press, 2004

"John Price finds his way to the heart of the grasslands that our ancestors called the great inland sea.  Riding and listening and reading along with him, we learn not only about the prairie, we also learn how to be at home in our own place."--Scott Russell Sanders