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(From Wikipedia) Edwin Way Teale (June 2, 1899 - October 18, 1980) 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 ...more
Hardcover, 424 pages
Published September 28th 1987 by Dodd Mead
(first published 1978)
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Nov 03, 2019 Wendi rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
"As I come to these final sentences, I sit here wondering if the time will ever come when such a book as this will seem like a letter from another world. Will the richness of the natural world be overrun and more and more replaced with a plastic artificial, substitute? The threat is real. And the outcome seems to depend on the wisdom and courage and endurance of those who are on the side of life --- the original, natural life, the life of the fragile, yet strong, out-of-doors. " --- Pg. 402
Jun 02, 2010 Kate rated it it was ok · review of another edition
"Henry Thoreau once proposed 'a book of the seasons, each page of which should be written in its own season and out-of-doors.' A century and a quarter later Edwin Way Teale, today's foremost nature writer, has done such a book in A Walk Through the Year. Set down on the spot and in season, it is a richly varied interweaving of discoveries, reflections, original observations, remembrances, firsthand experiences and fresh insights into nature. A companion volume to Teale's A Naturalist Buys an Old ...more
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 ...more