A classic since its first publication in 1947, Adventures with a Texas Naturalist distills a lifetime of patient observations of the natural world. This reprint contains a new introduction by noted nature writer Rick Bass.
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Bedichek created a work that chronicles what was in the Hill Country of Texas during a single year of his musing and literary stock-gathering. But, beyond the work's simple value as data-load, the book stands to enrich us with the clear passion of itself.About the Author:
Rick Bass is the author of twenty-seven books of fiction and nonfiction, including The Wild Marsh, Why I Came West, and The Lives of Rocks. Several of his books have been finalists for the National Book Critics Circle award and the Los Angeles Times Book Award, as well as the New York Times and Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year. He's been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, and his short stories and essays have received O. Henry and Pushcart Prizes, and have been anthologized in Best American Short Stories, Best American Travel Writing, and Best Spiritual Writing.
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Book Description University of Texas Press, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Ward Lockwood (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0292731558