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The Night Country

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Toward the end of his life, Loren Eiseley reflected on the mystery of life, throwing light on those dark places traversed by himself and centuries of humankind. The Night Country is a gift of wisdom and beauty from the famed anthropologist. It describes his needy childhood in Nebraska, reveals his increasing sensitivity to the odd and ordinary in nature, and focuses on a career that turns him inward as he reaches outward for answers in old bones.


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"The Night Country can be read can be read in about three hours. The vibrations from those three hours, however, might well simmer the rest of your life...." - Ray Bradbury

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Paperback Editions

1971 : USA Paperback

Title: The night country / by Loren Eiseley. Illus. by Leonard Everett Fisher
Author(s): Loren C (1907-1977) Eiseley
ISBN: 0-684-12568-4 / 978-0-684-12568-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon UK