Best-selling in Non-Fiction Books
Save on Non-Fiction Books
- AU $39.20Trending at AU $51.33
- AU $72.89Trending at AU $75.47
- AU $50.10Trending at AU $53.12
- AU $32.82Trending at AU $40.70
- AU $32.31Trending at AU $39.85
- AU $18.13Trending at AU $23.88
- AU $32.08Trending at AU $45.10
About this product
- DescriptionMice in the Freezer, Owls on the Porch is in many ways a love story - about a quiet scientist and his flamboyant wife, but also about their passions for hunting, for wild lands, and for the grouse and raptor species that they were instrumental in saving from destruction. From the papers and letters of Frederick and Frances Hamerstrom, the reminiscences of contemporaries, and her own long friendship with this extraordinary couple who were her neighbors, Helen Corneli draws an intimate picture of Fran and Hammy from childhood through the genesis and maturation of a romantic, creative, and scientific relationship. Following the Hamerstroms as they give up a life of sophisticated convention and comfort for the more civilized (as Aldo Leopold would have it) pleasures of living and conducting on-the-spot research into diminishing species, Corneli captures the spirit of the Hamerstroms, their profession, and the natural and human environments in which they worked. A nuanced account of the labors, adventures, and achievements that distinguished the Hamerstroms over the years - and that inspired a generation of naturalists - this book also provides a dramatic account of conservation history over the course of the twentieth century, particularly in Wisconsin from the 1920s through the 1970s.
- Author BiographyHelen McGavran Corneli is professor emerita of English at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point.
- Author(s)Helen McGavran Corneli
- PublisherUniversity of Wisconsin Press
- Date of Publication15/11/2006
- SubjectBiography: Science, Technology & Medical
- Place of PublicationWisconsin
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Wisconsin Press
- Content Note43 b/w photos
- Weight490 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Foreword byGeorge Archibald
- Edition StatementNew edition
This item doesn't belong on this page.
Thanks, we'll look into this.