I rank "The Star Thrower" as one of the most beautiful books I have read.
He looks at our mysterious universe with the eyes of a human being, and he looks at his own soul in the process...and along the way, he helps us to find our own.
This is a profound story that my words cannot convey how powerful and precious Eiseley's words are.
Wordy and pedantic. I am sure there are people who appreciate his writing style, but I am not one of those.Published 25 days ago by Literate1
The book - for being used and "old" is in excellent condition. The vendor shipped quickly, described the item accurately. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Debbie
Dr. Eiseley was a very wise man. His thoughts have helped shape my view on the world. Valuable for anyone hoping to understand the world around them.Published 5 months ago by Michael Lee Tetwiler
Wake up your brain with this wonderful book! It is a compilation of Eisley's writings, so it easy to pick and choose what you want to read according to your mood. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Gayle Nemeth
The man is a poet... what a mind. He conveys... by opening cascading windows into unimagined dimensions ... and then lifting us through them ... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lichun O. Sabik
Book came in 5days. Smelled liked mold and mildew, can not read it or even keep iit in the house.
The Star Thower ...One of best books i've read, Rivals Henry David Thoreau. His remarkable discriptions of the natural world are unequaled.Published 20 months ago by Ken Butterman
Book was a little beat-up and a page or two had been ripped out. I didn't really get worked-up over this but rated a four instead of five becasue of this. Read morePublished 21 months ago by charles
I was disappointed to discover that the book, Star Thrower, by Loren Eisley, was a used book, with large red X's on 6 or more pages. Read morePublished on December 9, 2011 by EEZE