The Courage of Turtles

The Courage of Turtles

by Edward Hoagland
     
 

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These fifteen essays, by perhaps our finest personal essayist, range over the widest possible territory - county fairs, rodeos, the circus, boxing, taxidermy, bear hunting, about being a writer, about tugboats, and about the courage of the animal kingdom. They explore compassion, pain, love, and the densely textured spectacle of a world endlessly compelling to its…  See more details below

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These fifteen essays, by perhaps our finest personal essayist, range over the widest possible territory - county fairs, rodeos, the circus, boxing, taxidermy, bear hunting, about being a writer, about tugboats, and about the courage of the animal kingdom. They explore compassion, pain, love, and the densely textured spectacle of a world endlessly compelling to its author.And they are brilliant. (5 1/2 X 8 1/4, 256 pages)

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
These two volumes from the distinguished essayist Hoagland, both originally published in the early 1970s, cover an impressive range of subjects in the realms of both nature and culture. (Feb.)

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ISBN-13:
9781558212152
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/1993
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.65(d)

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