Elephant Reflections

Dale Peterson (Author) Karl Ammann (Photographer)
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Product Details

Price
$39.95  $36.75
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
May 01, 2009
Pages
272
Dimensions
10.22 X 10.8 X 0.96 inches | 3.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780520253773

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About the Author

Karl Ammann has photographed wildlife throughout Africa, India, and Southeast Asia. His remarkable work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Outdoor Photography, Natural History, African Geographic, and elsewhere. Dale Peterson is the author or editor of fifteen books, including the recent Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man. Ammann and Peterson's previous collaboration, Eating Apes (UC Press), was named a Best Book of the Year by The Economist and the Globe and Mail, and a Top Science Book of the Year by Discover magazine.

Reviews

"A revelatory collection of photos and text on elephants. . . . Peterson's awe and affection for the creatures is contagious." Starred Review-- (03/02/2009)
"Revelatory text. . . Photographs (that) move from purely aesthetic to informative, depicting animals that are at once enigmatic, individual and iconic."-- (05/01/2009)
"A bountiful pictorial feast for the eye."--Deseret News (05/15/2009)
"A thing of beauty.. . . High-quality photographs are joined with strong prose and a passion for the subject matter."-- (05/01/2009)
"A vivid portrait of elephants in the wild."--Shutterbug (12/01/2009)
"Combines the extraordinary images of award-winning photographer Karl Ammann with the compelling writing of Dale Peterson."--National Wildlife (06/01/2009)
"This gorgeous book. . . . will convince you that the elephant is one of nature's greatest and most original works."-- (06/01/2009)