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The star thrower

Author: Loren C Eiseley
Publisher: New York : Times Books, ©1978.
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The Judgment of the Birds -- The Long Loneliness -- Man the Firemaker -- The Innocent Fox -- How Flowers Changed the World -- The Ghostly Guardian -- The BIrd and the Machine -- The Fire Apes -- Easter: The Isle of Faces -- The Dance of the Frogs -- The Hidden Teacher -- The Fifth Planet -- The Last Neanderthal -- The Spider -- Tasting the Mountain Spring -- Things Will Go -- Leaving September -- Nocturne in Silver  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Jackie Gleason Collection
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977.
Star thrower.
New York : Times Books, ©1978
(OCoLC)557805625
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loren C Eiseley
ISBN: 0812907469 9780812907469
OCLC Number: 3607582
Description: 319 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Concerning the unpredictable --
The judgement of the birds --
The long loneliness --
Man the firemaker --
The innocent fox --
How flowers changed the world --
The ghostly guardian --
The bird and the machine --
The fire apes --
Easter : the isle of faces --
The dance of the frogs --
The hidden teacher --
The fifth planet --
The last Neanderthal --
The spider --
Tasting the mountain spring --
Things will go --
Leaving September --
Nocturne in silver --
Winter sign --
October has the heart --
Dusk interval --
Let the red fox run --
The fishers --
The star thrower --
Science and the sense of the holy --
The winter of man --
Man against the universe --
Thoreau's vision of the natural world --
Walden : Thoreau's unfinished business --
The lethal factor --
The illusion of the two cultures --
How natural is "natural"? --
The inner galaxy.
Responsibility: Loren C. Eiseley ; introd. by W.H. Auden.
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The Judgment of the Birds -- The Long Loneliness -- Man the Firemaker -- The Innocent Fox -- How Flowers Changed the World -- The Ghostly Guardian -- The BIrd and the Machine -- The Fire Apes -- Easter: The Isle of Faces -- The Dance of the Frogs -- The Hidden Teacher -- The Fifth Planet -- The Last Neanderthal -- The Spider -- Tasting the Mountain Spring -- Things Will Go -- Leaving September -- Nocturne in Silver -- Winter Sign -- October Has the Heart -- Dusk Interval -- Let the Red Fox Run -- The Fishers -- The Star Thrower -- Science and the Sense of the Holy -- The Winter of Man -- Man Against the Universe -- Thoreau's Vision of the Natural World -- Walden: Thoreau's Unfinished Business -- The Lethal Factor -- The Illusion of the Two Cultures -- How Natural is "Natural"? -- The Inner Galaxy -- Honors and Awards -- Acknowledgments.

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