Trespassing: An Inquiry into the Private Ownership of Land
John Hanson MitchellE-book: $14.99
A Thoreauvian wanderer . . . an engaging writer . . . a very big subject with serious ramifications.
—Washington Post Book World
The beauty of the book also lies in Mitchell’s intimacy with the tract of land … the depth of the setting deepens the reader’s feel for the humans that populate it.
JOHN HANSON MITCHELL is the author of five books based on a single square mile known as Scratch Flat, as well as two travel books and the biography of the early African American landscape photographer Robert A. Gilbert. A winner of the John Burroughs Award for his nature essays, Mitchell was founder and editor of Sanctuary magazine, published by the Massachusetts Audubon Society. In 2000 he won the New England Book Award in nonfiction for his Scratch Flat series. He lives in Littleton, Massachusetts, the location of Scratch Flat.