Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey

Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey

by Joe Hutto
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Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Find the edition with color photographs. Makes all the difference and the new editions do not have them.
Anonymous 9 days ago
A unique story that i first learned about from the PBS program My Life As a Turkey.
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KeK5 More than 1 year ago
A book about raising wild turkeys is a good read? Yes! The author's knowledge about nature, his patience and ability to take you there really made this such a good book. It was a selection for our book club and there wasn't a person who didn't truly enjoy it.
Phyllis_L More than 1 year ago
An amazing story. The author even says he feels at times more like an anthropologist who is assimilating into turkey society.
Fat_46 More than 1 year ago
To be upfront concerning this review: I am a hunter, and read this book with the primary goal of getting a better understanding of these magnificent birds. That being said, the book was well written and flowed very nicely, with the author adding interesting commentary to his factual observations. Aside from the insight gained concerning turkey behavior, this book solidified the reasons I prefer to spend my time outside. I would highly recommend this book to anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the natural world we live in.
aij More than 1 year ago
Joe Hutto writes beautifully, and not only about the turkeys that are the main focus of this book; see for example his description of the hooded warbler in his entry for Aug. 18th. His love for his turkeys shines through, and along the way we learn much, enjoyably, not only about turkeys but also about other creatures, Florida, plants, and life.
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Maertel More than 1 year ago
Hard to believe that anyone with compassion, love, and respect for animals would want to kill wild turkeys after reading this. The author has opened many passages to understanding which make any interactions with animals, from your own pets to the ones we only sense may be there, a whole lot deeper. It would be good to know if there was ever more contact after the book was written...?
Guest More than 1 year ago
a must read for every turkey hunter. i was fascinated at the experiences and relationships formed between man and wild turkey. i couldnt put this book down!!!!