The Schroeder Books
Ocracoke Odyssey: A Naturalist's Reflections on Her Home by the Sea
Published by SCHROEDER PUBLICATIONS 2013.
Soft cover, 226 pages, photos and sketches.
ISBN 978-1-889246-74-1. Price
Pat Garber first came to the isolated barrier island of Ocracoke, North Carolina, as a refugee from a painful divorce. She stayed to devote herself to the islandís wildlife. Readers who were enchanted with her intimate encounters with Ocracokeís wild creatures in her first book, Ocracoke Wild, will rejoice anew at this continuing glimpse into her life and the fascinating wild world that she has made her own.
Praise for Ocracoke
It has been said that loveís measure can be taken in the quality of
oneís attention. Pat Garber is the
lover this beautiful and wondrous world deserves.
The quality of her attentions here is keen, fierce, expansive, and wise.
Pat is a born teacher and guide, gently leading one toward deeper
understanding and appreciation. She
is also a writer of uncommon gifts, and Ocracoke
Odyssey will be a gift to anyone who reads it.
~~Susan Dodd, author of The
Pat Garber captures the spiritual essence of what it means to live at
Ocracoke. Her book is much more than
a nature journal. . .it is a love story, an Ocracoke philosophy of life.
~~Donald Davis, author of Listening
for the Crack of Dawn
Pure delight. A sensitive
account of on e womanís successful search for harmony with nature.
Pat garber has a rare gift of scientific description
in readable, lucid prose that often verges on poetry.
~~David Shears, author of Ocracoke,
Its History and People
A native of Richmond, Pat Garber is an environmental anthropologist, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator and a columnist for The Island Breeze of Hatteras-Ocracoke.
Ocracoke Odyssey: A Naturalist's Reflections
on Her Home by the Sea
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