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Land of Bears and Honey A Natural History of East Texas

by Joe C. Truett, Daniel W. Lay

Land of Bears and Honey A Natural History of East Texas Synopsis

Winner, Ottis Lock Endowment Award for the best book on East Texas, East Texas Historical Association, 1985 Texas Literary Festival Award for Nonfiction (Southwestern Booksellers Association Dallas Times Herald), 1985 Annual Publication Award, Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society, 1984 The story of the land, wildlife, and ecology of East Texas.

Land of Bears and Honey A Natural History of East Texas Press Reviews

...this graceful blend of history, narrative and dialogue paints a noble portrait of one more disappearing chunk of Americana. * Los Angeles Times Book Review * In Land of Bears and Honey, East Texans have their own regional Walden, written with keen historical perspectives, literary style, and deep respect for the land. * East Texas Historical Journal * This elegant chronicle of the natural history of a once-rich area will appeal strongly to birders, ecologists, to anyone who enjoys the outdoors. * Publishers Weekly * To compare the style and content of this little book to that of the late Aldo Leopold is indeed high praise, yet the reviewer finds this comparison valid, both in content and style.... The book is a gem. * Quarterly Review of Biology *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780292781344
Publication date: 1st June 1984
Author: Joe C. Truett, Daniel W. Lay
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 198 pages
Categories: Geography, Conservation of the environment, Natural history,

About Joe C. Truett, Daniel W. Lay

Joe C. Truett (1941-2011) was Senior Biologist at the Turner Endangered Species Fund. Daniel W. Lay (1914-2002) was a wildlife biologist in east Texas.

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