Edward Hoagland


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Edward Hoagland (born December 21, 1932, in New York, New York) is an author best known for his nature and travel writing. His non-fiction has been widely praised by writers such as John Updike, who called him "the best essayist of my generation."

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Children are Diamonds

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Sex and the River Styx

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Notes from The Century Befo...

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The Best American Essays 1999

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4.11 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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In the Country of the Blind

2.88 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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Hoagland on Nature: Essays

4.28 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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The Courage of Turtles

3.84 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Alaskan Travels

2.94 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Walking the Dead Diamond River

3.87 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1973 — 3 editions
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Compass Points: How I Lived

4.16 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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“In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.”
Edward Hoagland

“True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow”
Edward Hoagland

“We have in America "The Big Two-Hearted River" tradition: taking your wounds to the wilderness for a cure, a conversation, a rest, whatever. And as is in the Hemingway story, if your wounds aren't too bad, it works. But this isn't Michigan (or Faulkner's Big Woods in Mississippi for that matter). This is Alaska.”
Edward Hoagland

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