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An Obsession With Butterflies

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Butterflies have always served as a metaphor for resurrection and transformation, but as Sharman Apt Russell points out in this lyrical meditation, butterflies are above all objects of obsession. She reveals the logic behind our endless fascination with butterflies and introduces us to the legendary collectors and dedicated scientists who have obsessively catalogued new species of Lepidoptera. A luminous journey through an exotic world of passion and strange beauty, this is a book to be treasured by anyone who has ever experienced the enchantment of butterflies.

Synopsis:

A delightful look at the science of butterflies-and our obsession with them-by an acclaimed nature writer

About the Author

Sharman Apt Russell is the author of several books, including Hunger and Songs of the Fluteplayer, which won the Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award. She has written for publications including Discover and Nature Conservancy, and currently contributes to OnEarth, the magazine for the National Resource Defense Council. Russell teaches creative writing at Western New Mexico University and at Antioch University in Los Angeles, California. She lives in Silver City, New Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465071609
Author:
Russell, Sharman Apt
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Subject:
Butterflies
Subject:
Collection and preservation
Subject:
Butterflies & Moths
Subject:
Entomology
Subject:
Metamorphosis
Subject:
Butterflies -- Metamorphosis.
Subject:
Animals - Butterflies & Moths
Subject:
Nature Studies-Insects
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.25 x 4.75 in 8 oz

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