Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey

Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey

The acclaimed account of an astonishing human-turkey relationship....

Title:Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781599211978
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    Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey Reviews

  • Caren

    This is an unexpectedly beautiful book. I noticed that a show based on the book was to be aired on PBS the day before Thanksgiving and decided to read the book before watching. (Here is something abou...

  • Emilene

    I love to read nonfiction books about wild animals more than any other kind of book. Usually I choose books about dramatic or charismatic animals like wolves, snow leopards, or caribou, but I'd have ...

  • Tuck

    Author is walking out every day with all his young turkeys, foraging and discovering their home environment. Hutto then questions the “difference” between human and turkey “consciousness”From ...

  • Mark Hainds

    My friends highly recommended this book. Now I highly recommend it to you. Mr. Hutto is a first-rate naturalist with an extraordinary grasp of Southeastern biota. He tells a beautiful story, and he re...

  • Geoffrey

    Simple and unassuming. What happened, what was learned, what was felt. I think in new ways now about the 'imprinting' that's been done on me, or I've done on others, of varous species....

  • David Robertson

    Recommended to me by a friend years ago, I finally got around to reading this book. I read a lot of natural history, and this book is definitely one of the better books of the genre. The middle sectio...

  • Amy

    Living in a somewhat rural area, I have had a few encounters with wild turkeys - usually they were dithering around in the road as I was trying to drive past them. So its not surprising that my impres...

  • Jaime Robles

    Yes, well, I love books about our furry and feathered friends. This book follows naturalist Joe Hutto's study of wild turkeys in the Florida flat woods. He is given two clutches of eggs and incubates ...

  • Julie Richert-Taylor

    Takes the prize for eliciting the most fascination from onlookers: "How can anyone have that much to say about turkeys?"Poetry. Joy. Personal musings from a refreshing combination of scientist/natural...

  • Janet Neff

    Ornithology to TheologyI would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in the natural world around them. At first I thought this was a book just about turkeys, but as the author rambles around...