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Science  11 Apr 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5873, pp. 180
DOI: 10.1126/science.1155994

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Return to Warden's Grove. Science, Desire, and the Lives of Sparrows. By Christopher Norment. University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, IA, 2008. 231 pp. $26. ISBN 9781587296338. Iowa Series in Literary Nonfiction.

Focusing on the author's fieldwork in Canada's Northwest Territories of Canada, this memoir makes a thoughtful case for building holistic understanding of systems through careful and repeated observations at small scales.