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Under a Wild Sky

John James Audubon and the Making of The Birds of America

by William Souder

  • 202 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by North Point Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naturalists, Gardeners, Environmentalists,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Bibles,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Nature / Animals,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Animals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8317345M
    ISBN 100865477264
    ISBN 109780865477261
    OCLC/WorldCa60884479

    In Under a Wild Sky this Pulitzer Prize finalist, William Souder reveals that Audubon did not only compose the most famous depictions of birds the world has ever seen, he also composed a brilliant mythology of self. In this dazzling work of biography, Souder charts the life of a driven man who, despite all odds, became the historical figure we.   In UNDER A WILD SKY, William Souder reveals that John James Audubon not only composed the most famous depictions of birds the world has ever seen, he also composed a brilliant mythology of self, for he discovered that selling subscriptions to his bird paintings, an essential step to underwrite his work, required he sell his own story first. The author charts the life of a driven man who.

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About the Author William Souder is the author of three books, including "Under a Wild Sky" and "On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson." He lives in Grant, by: 5.

UNDER A WILD SKY is a tremendous Scottish historical romance that fans will appreciate and place immense pressure on debut author Sasha Lord to match the intensity of this descriptive novel.

Ronin is a wonderful protagonist struggling with guilt for living and with his growing attraction towards his too young "male" prisoner.4/4(13). Under a Wild Sky tells the story of a Scottish warrior who loses his entire family to a mercenary force searching for gold.

They believe Ronin has a tapestry that will lead them to it/5. A well-documented biography of John James Audubon, by William Souder, Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of The Birds of America, presents the complicated self-taught artist as a brilliant but flawed genius.4/5.

Mary Ryan’s Under the Wild Sky, with its 41 short, and eminently readable chapters, catapults the reader through time and space from County Monaghan, to Dublin, I loved its lively opening: “Ellen put her bicycle in the turf shed, took her books from the basket, dodged the gushing5/5(6).

Under the Wild Sky book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. After centuries of oppression, trouble is fermenting in Ireland. In the century and a half since John James Audubon’s death, his name has become synonymous with wildlife conservation and natural history.

But few people know what a complicated figure he was—or the dramatic story behind The Birds of America—as revealed in this rich and gripping biography. Under the Wide and Starry Sky explores the shared journey of Robert Louis Stevenson and his spirited American wife, Fanny, in a sweeping adventure that unfolds over eighteen years and three continents.

Nancy Horan has two sons, and lives with her husband on an island in Puget Sound. Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission/5(K). William Souder is an award-winning journalist and is the author of three books, including Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of The Birds of America, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

He lives in Grant, Minnesota. "Under the Wide and Starry Sky" is the story of Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne, an American expatriate living in France with her children. Fanny has moved to France to separate herself from her philandering husband while she pursues life as an artist/5.

Under a Wild Sky (North Point Press, ) a biography of John James Audubon, won numerous awards and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. An award winning journalist, William Souder is the author of three books.

A Plague of Frogs (Hyperion ) followed the investigation of outbreaks of deformed frogs across North America. Under a Wild Sky (North Point Press, ) a biography of J.

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In this book, "Under This Unbroken Sky," the words are worth a thousand pictures. You can see the stark landscape, the animals, both wild and human, scavenging for survival, which is the operative word here, because in the savage Canadian wilderness, life as we know it.

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So when Ronin, a battered warrior, seeks refuge from his enemy Free shipping over $/5(4). Forecasts: This volume will compete with the recently published and wonderfully illustrated Audubon's Elephant by Duff Hart-Davis. However, Under a Wild Sky gives a fuller account of Audubon's life.

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND POST-DISPATCH From the New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank comes a much-anticipated second novel, which tells the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis .Wild Sky  is the second book in a YA trilogy set in the same dark future as Suzanne Brockmann’s  Born to Darkness, a New York Times bestselling hardcover, the first installment in her  Fighting Destiny  series.Under the Wild Sky   is an intensely moving novel that deftly mixes elements of different genres:   part thriller, part romance and part historical fiction.

Embodying her characters with great humanity   and warmth, Mary Ryan’s clean, elegant prose makes for a riveting and entertaining read.