For the Beauty of the Earth: Birding, Opera, and Other Journeys
Thomas Urquhart (Author)
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February 15, 2006
5.82 X 8.72 X 0.89 inches | 0.97 pounds
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About the Author
Thomas A. Urquhart was the executive director of the Maine Audubon Society from 1988 to 2000. Educated at Oxford University, he has worked for conservation organizations for twenty-five years. He lives with his wife and children in Falmouth, Maine.
"'Charming' is one of those words we don't use anymore--"it implies quaint or precious. But not in this case. I haven't read a book in a long time that let me drift so easily into that other, larger world around us, that managed to say serious and useful things with such grace and gentleness. My evenings with it felt, well, charmed."