The Audubon Reader
John James Audubon
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Dec 07, 2019 - 13:53 PM By John James Audubon

This unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon s lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as an exceptional American writer, a predecessor to Thoreau, Emerson, and Melville.Audubon s award winning biographer, Richard Rhodes, has gathered excerpts from his journals, letters, and published works, and has oThis unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon s lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as an exceptional American writer, a predecessor to Thoreau, Emerson, and Melville.Audubon s award winning biographer, Richard Rhodes, has gathered excerpts from his journals, letters, and published works, and has organized them to appeal to general readers Rhodes s unobtrusive commentary frames a wide range of selections, including Audubon s vivid bird biographies, correspondence with his devoted wife, Lucy, journal accounts of dramatic river journeys and hunting trips with the Shawnee and Osage Indians, and a generous sampling of brief narrative episodes that have long been out of print engaging stories of pioneer life such as The Great Pine Swamp, The Earthquake, and Kentucky Barbecue on the Fourth of July Full color reproductions of sixteen of Audubon s stunning watercolor illustrations accompany the text.The Audubon Reader allows us to experience Audubon s distinctive voice directly and provides a window into his electrifying encounter with early America with its wildlife and birds, its people, and its primordial wilderness Book Jacket Status Jacketed
  • Title: The Audubon Reader
  • Author: John James Audubon
  • ISBN: 9781400043699
  • Page: 129
  • Format: Hardcover

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Charles Dec 07, 2019 - 13:53 PM
I grew up in a remote Canadian village wedged between the sea and the forest, where northern wildlife was abundant, birds especially. In picking up this book, I was hoping to connect with Audubon, so to speak, more than 150 years after his passing. It didn't disappoint: the first-person narrative works wonders in establishing an instant rapport with the explorer.Despite having read the dust jacket beforehand, I had greatly underestimated the amount of space that Audubon’s detailed corresponden [...]
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James Violand Dec 07, 2019 - 13:53 PM
Fascinating naturalist and his travels in early America. It is written in a manner that will take you there. A great way to develop an appreciation of Nature.
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The Audubon Reader By John James Audubon This unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon s lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as an exceptional American writer, a predecessor to Thoreau, Emerson, and Melville.Audubon s award winning biographer, Richard Rhodes, has gathered excerpts from his journals, letters, and published works, and has oThis unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon s lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as an exceptional American writer, a predecessor to Thoreau, Emerson, and Melville.Audubon s award winning biographer, Richard Rhodes, has gathered excerpts from his journals, letters, and published works, and has organized them to appeal to general readers Rhodes s unobtrusive commentary frames a wide range of selections, including Audubon s vivid bird biographies, correspondence with his devoted wife, Lucy, journal accounts of dramatic river journeys and hunting trips with the Shawnee and Osage Indians, and a generous sampling of brief narrative episodes that have long been out of print engaging stories of pioneer life such as The Great Pine Swamp, The Earthquake, and Kentucky Barbecue on the Fourth of July Full color reproductions of sixteen of Audubon s stunning watercolor illustrations accompany the text.The Audubon Reader allows us to experience Audubon s distinctive voice directly and provides a window into his electrifying encounter with early America with its wildlife and birds, its people, and its primordial wilderness Book Jacket Status Jacketed

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