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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (60 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Eugene Linden Narrator: Luis Moreno Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Award-winning journalist Eugene Linden has written numerous critically acclaimed works on the environment. In The Ragged Edge of the World, Linden recounts his experiences in locales ranging from Vietnam to Antarctica, offering an intimate look at creatures and cultures struggling to adapt to globalization. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Thoughtful and compelling.”

    National Geographic

  • “Linden is a well-versed guide to complex ecosystems and remote cultures…His recollections are vivid.”

    New Yorker

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Catharine | 11/30/2013

    " I liked the idea of what this book would be about, but I don't think it was carried off very well. The writing was disjointed and didn't form a cohesive narrative. I think selecting the "encounters" more carefully and a different writing style would have been very successful. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by giao | 11/11/2013

    " The section on Vietnam's forests is incredibly powerful to me... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kira | 12/31/2012

    " A fascinating second look at places and people overlooked in the pursuit of other, more immediate news. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Erica | 11/11/2012

    " Strong collection of essays about the "edges of the world" that Eugene Linden has visited while working as a journalist. "

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About the Author

Eugene Linden is the award-winning author of seven books and for many years wrote about global environmental issues for Time. He has contributed to The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Fortune, and Slate. In 2001, he was named by Yale University as a Poynter Fellow in honor of his work in environmental journalism. He lives in Washington, D.C.