WorldCat Identities

Hubbell, Sue

Overview
Works: 41 works in 143 publications in 6 languages and 8,559 library holdings
Genres: Essays  Statutes and codes  Autobiographies  Interviews  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QH91, 591.921
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Sue Hubbell
 
Most widely held works by Sue Hubbell
A country year : living the questions by Sue Hubbell( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the author's experiences and observations of nature on her Ozark farm throughout a year
A book of bees : --and how to keep them by Sue Hubbell( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the beekeeper's and the bee's year, beginning in autumn and concluding with summer harvest
Broadsides from the other orders : a book of bugs by Sue Hubbell( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Did you know that for every pound of human beings in the world there are estimated to be three hundred pounds of bugs? That 25 percent of all animal species are beetles? That dragonflies can fly sixty miles per hour? That there may be fifty million midges in a single swarm?" "Whether or not you are curious about insects, Broadsides from the Other Orders is a bewitching mixture of facts of nature and perceptive reflections. The author of A Country Year and A Book of Bees now turns her attention to butterflies, midges and gnats, ladybugs, daddy longlegs, black flies, so-called killer bees, water striders, silverfish, katydids, dragonflies, gypsy moths, syrphid flies, and camel crickets. Aside from the fact that among themselves entomologists call all of them bugs, these insects have little in common; each is unique, plays a distinct role in its own ecosystem, and is as interesting to read about as is the most complex human being." "A poll once revealed that 90 percent of all Americans profess to hate bugs, but Sue Hubbell writes with such wonder, affection, authority, and wit about these tiny creatures that any reader of this book will become absorbed by them as well. Her enchantment with them, and with the scientists who study them, some of whom we meet here, is further evidence that, in the words of The New York Times Book Review, "the real masterwork that Sue Hubbell has created is her life.""--Jacket
Shrinking the cat : genetic engineering before we knew about genes by Sue Hubbell( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early examples of tinkering with genes are explored, such as brreding smaller and tamer cats, turning wild grass into corn, breeding silkworms dependent on people, and making apples prettier but tasteless
Waiting for Aphrodite : journeys into the time before bones by Sue Hubbell( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a journey through the mysteries of time--geological, biological, and personal ... explores the ways of sponges, sea urchins, millipedes and earthworms, horseshoe crabs and the sea mouse known as Aphrodite."--Jacket
Waiting for Aphrodite : journeys into the time before bones by Sue Hubbell( )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed naturalist, whose life is dedicated to "living the questions", offers a fascinating glimpse into the "little things that run the world". 1999
Broadsides from the other orders by Sue Hubbell( )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most of us think of bugs as pesky creatures we squish under our shoes or bat away with our hands. Under the microscope of Sue Hubbell's keen eye emerges an exciting world we rarely take the time to see
The edge of the sea by Rachel Carson( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring a new introduction by Sue Hubbell, a groundbreaking environmental resource presents a fascinating foray into the sea--a watery world brimming with life--and the extraordinary world that exists at the boundary of land and water
Far-flung Hubbell by Sue Hubbell( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country year by Sue Hubbell( Recording )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-taught naturalist Sue Hubbell took refuge in the Missouri Ozarks and turned to commercial beekeeping to make a living. Her story is a true-life adventure so rare and sweet, so honest in the telling that any reader will find delight in her company, gladly sharing in her rediscovery of life at the core
On this hilltop by Sue Hubbell( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From here to there and back again by Sue Hubbell( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Here to There and Back Again is the collection of essays on an array of offbeat and subjects by magazine essayist and nature writer Sue Hubbell, author of A Country Year, Shrinking the Cat, and Waiting for Aphrodite." "She ranges far and wide on such topics as after-hours truck stops, the country's best pie restaurants, bowling shoes, Costa Rica's blue morpho butterfly, earthquakes, and the honey trade. Several of her pieces take place in Michigan locales as well, including Elvis sightings in Vicksburg and the magicians' convention in Colon."--Jacket
Une année à la campagne : vivre les questions : récit by Sue Hubbell( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une année, quatre saisons, dans une région sauvage du Missouri, avec une femme "biologiste dans l'âme" qui vit seule et élève des abeilles. Virgilien. Recommandé
Sheng huo zai mi xiang by Ha bei er( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting over : a country year and A book of bees by Sue Hubbell( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of memoirs about a woman starting her life over as a beekeeper in the Ozarks, from "a latter-day Henry Thoreau with a sense of the absurd" (Chicago Tribune). Taken together, the "steadily eloquent" national bestseller, A Country Year, and its follow-up, A Book of Bees, a New York Times Notable Book, offer a moving and fascinating chronicle of Sue Hubbell's seasonal second life as a commercial beekeeper (The Washington Post). Alone on a small Missouri farm after the end of a thirty-year marriage, Hubbell found a new love-of the winged, buzzing variety. Left with little but the commercial beekeeping and honey-producing business she started with her husband, Hubbell found solace in the natural world, as well as in writing about her experience. In evocative vignettes, she takes readers through the seasonal cycle of her life as a beekeeper, offering exquisitely rendered details of hives, harvests, and honey, while also reflecting on deeper questions. As the New York Times wrote: "The real masterwork that Sue Hubbell has created is her life."
Leben auf dem Land by Sue Hubbell( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in German and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Jahr in den Ozark Mountains by Sue Hubbell( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country year : living the quest by Sue Hubbell( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Sue Hubbell, February 07, 1994( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mushitachi no nazomeku seitai : Josei nachurarisuto ni yoru shinkonchūgaku by Sue Hubbell( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gilbert, Suzanne, 1935-2018

Sue Hubbell American writer

Sue Hubbell Amerikaans schrijfster

Sue Hubbell escritora estadounidense

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