The Night Country

The Night Country

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The Night Country

Toward the end of his life, Loren Eiseley reflected on the mystery of life, throwing light on those dark places traversed by himself and centuries of humankind. The Night Country is a gift of wisdom and beauty from the famed anthropologist. It describes his needy childhood in Nebraska, reveals his increasing sensitivity to the odd and ordinary in nature, and focuses on a career that turns him inward as he reaches outward for answers in old bones.

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ISBN-13: 9780803267350
Publisher: UNP - Bison Books
Publication date: 06/28/1997
Pages: 241
Sales rank: 815,663
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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The Night Country 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is full of traveling tales to dark places. Eisely's prose can be thrilling and erudite.A maverick in the paleontology community, he made me understand the gravity concerning ancient bones,and the dangers, and the creepiness of it. The second half of the book is a bit intellectually weighty.