Firmament of Time by Loren Eiseley
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Firmament of Time
By Loren Eiseley

The Firmament of Time

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Firmament of Time by Loren Eiseley

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Loren Eiseley examines what we as a species have become in the late twentieth century. His illuminating and accessible discussion is a characteristically skillful and compelling synthesis of hard scientific theory, factual evidence, personal anecdotes, haunting reflection, and poetic prose.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803267398
ISBN-10: 0803267398
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Pages: 183
Imprint: University of Nebraska Press
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Loren Eiseley

Loren Eiseley (1907 1977), naturalist, essayist, philosopher, and poet, won the John Burroughs Medal for best publication in the field of nature writing in 1961 for "The Firmament of Time."Introducer Gary Holthaus, a freelance poet and writer, is the author of "Wide Skies: Finding a Home in the West.""

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