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I read quite a bit and this book is definitely one of the reasons why.
This certainly is a good book, but perhaps not quite on par with the author's other books (Mountains of the Heart, Living on the Wind and Return to Wild America).
The often suspenseful narrative is peppered with history and sharp observations as well as varied opinions.
The breadth and depth of Scott Weidensaul's research and knowledge is simply awe inspiring. Combine that with a gift for inspired writing and you have a book that no person... Read morePublished 11 months ago by P. Piombino
Scott Weidensaul always delivers and this book is no exception. He's a great writer and we love everything he has written.Published 12 months ago by L. McKibbin
Scott Weidensaul, The Ghost with Trembling Wings: Science, Wishful Thinking, and the Search for Lost Species
North Point Press, NY, 2002. 352 pp. Read more
Excellent speedy delivery of this book arrived here on 24th December, very impressed. This book is all I hoped for as an extra special Christmas present and my husband loves it. Read morePublished on January 21, 2013 by Mrs A L Bankes
A very enjoyable read with lots of good information about many hard-to-find animal species. I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in wildlife and habitat... Read morePublished on January 9, 2013 by Maria A. Barnowl
In this book Scott Weidensaul takes us around the globe to look for lost species -- Semper's Warbler in St. Read morePublished on February 27, 2012 by Howard
I found this book fascinating. Extinct species can be a very depressing topic but this book isn't. It focuses on the hunt for extinct species and the hope that they are still out... Read morePublished on June 27, 2010 by DragonRock LTD
I've just finished reading this book for the fourth time, and although I've not left the house I feel like I've been around the world. Read morePublished on July 17, 2008 by Allison Butz
Quite an interesting book, and in some ways, rather haunting.There is a lot more to this book than the somewhat small size of it would seem.It is also somewhat engrossing.Published on December 13, 2006 by Thomas P. Mcauliffe