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Quammen is great author... does his homework and knows how to tell a tale.Published 8 months ago by Terry Ginsberg
As to be expected from the author, articulate and inspirational writing of topics less traveled. You won't be dissapointed. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Trevor
David Quammen is an unparalleled writer of natural history. This collection of essays is both informative and engaging and one savors each with the intent not to squander the... Read morePublished on June 8, 2013 by Mark Gibson
When this collection of pieces from Audubon, Outside, and other glossies came out in the mid 1980s, it seemed interestingly fresh if a little derivative of Stephen Jay Gould's... Read morePublished on May 16, 2013 by A Customer
We enjoyed Mr. Quammen's writings in Outside magazine and once again enjoy reading them. A very human view of our natural surroundings.Published on December 24, 2012 by William
I've been reading Quammens articles ever since he first showed up in Outside magazine. He has never failed to inform and entertain at the same time, and it's the same in this book.Published on November 24, 2012 by BobRobert
This book was referred to by another book I read. Natural Acts consists of short articles about a variety of nature topics. Read morePublished on December 1, 2010 by Robert E. Osborne