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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 (121, ...more
Hardcover, 424 pages
Published September 28th 1987 by Dodd Mead (first published 1978)
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Wendi
"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


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Terry
Feb 11, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I am just not that fond of the outdoors.
Kate
"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
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Apr 14, 2009 rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
The author's writing is often cheesy and boring, but I still give it three stars because I'm interested in the subject matter and because I found a hawk's feather tucked in between two of the pages.
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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 sea ...more

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