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A fierce green fire : Aldo Leopold's life and legacy

Author: Marybeth Lorbiecki
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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"For anyone interested in wildlife, birds, wilderness areas, parks, ecology, conservation, environmental literature, and ethics, the name Aldo Leopold is sure to pop up. Since first publication, Aldo Leopold: A Fierce Green Fire has remained the classic short, inspiring biography of Leopold--the perfect companion to reading his ever popular A Sand County Almanac. Winning numerous awards, this comprehensive account  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Aldo Leopold; Aldo Leopold; Aldo Leopold
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marybeth Lorbiecki
ISBN: 9780199965038 019996503X
OCLC Number: 910475447
Notes: Previous editions have title: Aldo Leopold : a fierce green fire.
Description: xxii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: "A daughter's reflections" (by Nina Leopold Bradley) and reflections upon these reflections --
part one. Aldo Leopold's life and writings --
part two. Updates from here and there --
part three. The upshot.
Other Titles: Aldo Leopold
Responsibility: Marybeth Lorbiecki.

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The first edition of Lorbiecki's biography on Aldo Leopold has remained the only biography for the general public on Leopold -short, readable, with historic photographs, and context on the whole  Read more...

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The book is well written and readable... Recommended. * M. LaBar, CHOICE * An excellent volume ... I urge anyone interested in conservation to read A Fierce Green Fire as an introduction to one of Read more...

 
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