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- Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
This is not the Africa of Isak Dinesen, nor the Africa of Joy Adamson. This is the Africa of civil wars and tribal massacres, where the Lord?s Resistance Army recruits child-soldiers after forcing them to kill their parents and eat their hearts. The aid workers who voluntarily subject themselves to life here are a breed of their own. Meet Hickey,... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 24.99
Edward Hoagland, best known for his essays, is also an extraordinary writer as fiction, as readers of his stories The Final Fate of Alligators? and Kwan's Coney Island? can attest. First published in periodicals such as The Paris Review , Esquire , The New Yorker , The American Review , and Saul Bellow's famous literary magazine, The Nobel Savage... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Annie Dillard observes "The best of Edward Hoagland is the best in the land." Now, in a beautiful new hardcover edition, signed by the author, and including new material, comes the best observations on nature by the finest essayist of our time. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
Travels in Alaska , a work he was in the process of completing at the time of his death in 1914. As Edward Hoagland writes in his Introduction, ?A century and a quarter later, we are reading [Muir?s] account because there in the glorious fiords . . . he is at our elbow, nudging us along, prompting us to understand that heaven is on earth?is the Earth?and... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 18.99
By 1968, Edward Hoagland had successfully published three novels, including the award-winning Cat Man. Looking for material for his next book, he immersed himself in the British Columbia bush for seven weeks, recording his observations and interviews in a series of diaries that became the widely lauded travel book Notes from the Century Before.... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 22.99
Thirty years ago, celebrated American writer Edward Hoagland, in his early fifties and already with a dozen acclaimed books under his belt, had a choice: a midlife crisis or a midlife adventure. He chose the adventure. Pencil and notebook at the ready, Hoagland set out to explore and write about one of the last truly wild territories remaining on... more...
- Library of America 2016; US$ 11.95
"Perhaps the most remarkable book in the American canon. As dense as scripture, crowded with aphorism, Walden is full enough of ideas for a score of ordinary books." -Bill McKibben In 1845 Henry David Thoreau left his pencil-manufacturing business and began building a cabin on the shore of Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts. This lyrical... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 19.00
In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland?s extraordinary gifts for portraiture?his cast runs from salty prospector to trader, explorer, missionary, and indigenous guide? Notes from the Century Before... more...