Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey

Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey

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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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  • Cheryl

    Gorgeous. Reminded me a bit of Jane Goodall, as he almost lived among the flock, and had names based mostly on their personalities for them, as Goodall did with her chimps. Also reminded me of the mar...

  • 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....

  • Kristin Wood

    Illumination in the flatwood was a fun read about an incredible story of a naturalist who hatches wild turkey eggs and becomes one with them as they grow up. As a fellow wildlife biologist I was amaze...

  • 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...

  • Donna

    Challenge: O.W.Ls Magical Readathon - Care of Magical Creathures (Creature with beak on cover/wild turkeys) - Career/Trader of Magical Tomes. This is another book that has fundamentally transformed me...

  • 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...