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Apr 17, 2013
| ISBN 9780307831392
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Apr 17, 2013 | ISBN 9780307831392
Sally Carrighar was a prolific writer of stories of the natural world. She has an almost magical ability to bring wild creatures to life with her literary renditions of their world allowing us to get inside that world and live it briefly. In Icebound Summer, we are taken through a brief and intense arctic summer when seemingly frozen and lifeless tundra comes to life. From the arctic fox to the arctic terns overhead, we suddenly realize this is a place of surprisingly abundant life. Icebound Summer is one of the great outdoor classics of wildlife literature.
Sally Carrighar was an American naturalist and the author of eleven books. She was best known for chronicling the lives of wild animals through long periods of patient observation. Born 1898, she passed away in 1985 after a long and celebrated… More about Sally Carrighar
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