Edwin Way Teale





Edwin Way Teale

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born
in Joliet, Illinois, The United States
December 13, 1901

died
October 18, 1980

gender
male

genre

influences
Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Burroughs


About this author

Edwin Way Teale was an American naturalist, photographer, and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer. Teale's works serve as primary source material documenting environmental conditions across North America from 1930 - 1980. He is perhaps best known for his series The American Seasons, four books documenting over 75,000 miles (121,000 km) of automobile travel across North America following the changing seasons.


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A Naturalist Buys an Old Farm
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Wandering Through Winter: A...
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Journey Into Summer: A Natu...
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1972 — 3 editions
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Autumn Across America: A Na...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1956 — 4 editions
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Dune Boy: The Early Years o...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1986 — 7 editions
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A Walk Through the Year
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1978 — 3 editions
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Circle of the Seasons: The ...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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Springtime in Britain;: An ...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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The American Seasons
4.6 of 5 stars 4.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1960
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More books by Edwin Way Teale…
“It is morally as bad not to care whether a thing is true or not, so long as it makes you feel good, as it is not to care how you got your money as long as you have got it.”
Edwin Way Teale, Circle of the Seasons: The Journal of a Naturalist's Year

“Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals "love" them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.”
Edwin Way Teale, Circle of the Seasons: The Journal of a Naturalist's Year

“Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life and the labors of life reduce themselves.”
Edwin Way Teale