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This strange wilderness : the life and art of John James Audubon

This strange wilderness : the life and art of John James Audubon

Author: Nancy Plain
Publisher: Lincoln (Neb.) : University of Nebraska Press, cop. 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats

Birds were "the objects of my greatest delight," wrote John James Audubon (1785-1851), founder of modern ornithology and one of the world's greatest bird painters. In This Strange Wilderness,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Named Person: John-James (1785-1851) Audubon; John-James Audubon
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Plain
ISBN: 9780803248847 0803248849
OCLC Number: 908334724
Awards: Winner of National Outdoor Book Awards (Children's) 2015
Commended for Moonbeam Children's Book Award (Environment) 2015
Description: 1 vol. (xviii-112 p.) : ill. en coul., couv. ill. en coul. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Drawn from NatureChapter One: Beloved BoyChapter Two: America, My CountryChapter Three: The American WoodsmanChapter Four: Down the MississippiChapter Five: On the WingChapter Six: The Birds of AmericaChapter Seven: Team AudubonChapter Eight: This Strange WildernessChapter Nine: Audubon Then and NowAppendix: Looking for Audubon and His WorldGlossaryBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Nancy Plain.


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"Plain chronicles Audubon's adventurous life in a succinct, absorbing narrative that is well researched, meticulously documented, and beautifully written. . . . This biography offers a vivid Read more...

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