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Wild Thoughts from Wild Places

Wild Thoughts from Wild Places( )
Author: Quammen, David
ISBN:978-0-684-85208-9
Publication Date:Mar 1999
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

From tracking the spread of the Ebola virus to tracing the evolution of the street pigeon, eco-journalist David Quammen thrills and enlightens his readers with a fascinating and wide-ranging collection of essays drawn from his real life adventures and explorations.

Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Science / Natural History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.615 Pounds
Author Biography
Quammen, David (Author)
Writer David Quammen grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and was later educated at both Yale and Oxford Universities.

Quammen began his career by writing for The Christian Science Monitor, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, and Audubon, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and Harpers Magazines. He wrote the novels The Soul of Viktor Tronko and The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions, which won the 1997 New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism. He also received two National Magazine Awards for his column "Natural Acts" in Outside magazine.

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