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The world of Roger Tory Peterson : an authorized biography

Author: John C Devlin; Grace Naismith; Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: New York : NYT Times Books, [©1977]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Devlin, John C.
World of Roger Tory Peterson.
New York : NYT Times Books, ©1977
(OCoLC)768040239
Named Person: Roger Tory Peterson; Roger Tory Peterson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Devlin; Grace Naismith; Roger Tory Peterson
ISBN: 0812906942 9780812906943
OCLC Number: 2896190
Notes: "Book design: Beth Tondreau"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: xxi, 266 pages, [14] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The mischievous boy of Bowen Street ; The beginning of an artist ; Art school and birding in New York City ; Camp counselor in Maine ; A "gentleman's school" ; The birth of A Field Guide to the Birds --
pt. 2. Roger joins the Audubon Society ; Romance at the Audubon Camp ; Mildred and the ivory-billed woodpecker ; War years ; Free-lancing: field guides and other writing ; The adventures of Roger and James Fisher ; Barbara, and farewell --
pt. 3. Call me a bird watcher! ; Photographer and film maker ; Conservation, and man's survival ; The world's most traveled ornithologist ; Wildlife painting, and painters --
Ginny, and the blue canoe --
Works by Roger Tory Peterson --
Activities and professional affiliations --
Honors and awards.
Responsibility: by John C. Devlin and Grace Naismith ; foreword by Elliot Richardson ; paintings and illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson.

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