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Publisher Comments:

Long admired for his compassionate, probing meditations on the natural world, Loren Eiseley completed this volume of his favorite writings shortly before his death in 1977. It includes many selections never before published in book form and spans Eiseley's entire writing career - from his early poems through The Immense Journey and The Unexpected Universe to his most recent essays - providing a superb sampling of the author as naturalist, poet, scientist, and humanist.

Review:

"His achievement is capturing the joy and terror in human experience, observing with a gifted, perceptive eye those intimations and meanings not visible to others." Chicago Tribune

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"The book will be read and cherished in the year 2001. It will go to the MOON and MARS with future generations. Loren Eiseley's work changed my life." Ray Bradbury

Review:

"[An] astonishing breadth of knowledge, infinite capacity for wonder and compassionate interest in everyone and everything in the universe." Philadelphia Sunday Bulletin

Synopsis:

A collection of the authors favorite essays and poems. This volume includes selections that span Eiseleys entire writing career and provide a sampling of the author as naturalist, poet, scientist, and humanist. “Loren Eiseleys work changed my life” (Ray Bradbury). Introduction by W. H. Auden.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156849098
Introduction:
Auden, W. H.
Introduction:
Auden, W. H.
Introduction by:
Auden, W. H.
Introduction:
Auden, W. H.
Author:
Eiseley, Loren
Author:
Eisley, Loren
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest/HBJ ed.
Edition Description:
Harvest/HBJ
Series:
Harvest/HBJ Book
Series Volume:
96
Publication Date:
19790931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.65 lb

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Product details 324 pages Harcourt - English 9780156849098 Reviews:
"Review" by , "His achievement is capturing the joy and terror in human experience, observing with a gifted, perceptive eye those intimations and meanings not visible to others."
"Review" by , "The book will be read and cherished in the year 2001. It will go to the MOON and MARS with future generations. Loren Eiseley's work changed my life."
"Review" by , "[An] astonishing breadth of knowledge, infinite capacity for wonder and compassionate interest in everyone and everything in the universe."
"Synopsis" by ,
A collection of the authors favorite essays and poems. This volume includes selections that span Eiseleys entire writing career and provide a sampling of the author as naturalist, poet, scientist, and humanist. “Loren Eiseleys work changed my life” (Ray Bradbury). Introduction by W. H. Auden.

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