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Extended Audio Sample Wild Animals I Have Known: Unromanticized Observations of Animal Life in the Early Days of Rough and Ready Rural America. (Unabridged), by Ernest Seton
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (262 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ernest Seton Narrator: Laurelie Westaway, David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman Publisher: Alcazar AudioWorks Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Ernest Seton's stories reach inside the animals he writes about, in telling their stories. He gives us a greater understanding of their lives on planet earth. Adventure, comedy and sadness all intertwine to make these stories hard to put down until the last word.

The stories include:

1. Lobo, the King of Carrumpaw

2. Silverspot, The Story of a Crow

3. Raggylug, the Story of a Cottontail Rabbit

4. Bingo, The Story of My Dog

5. The Springfield Fox

6. The Pacing Mustang

7. Wully, The Story of a Yaller Dog

8. Redruff, The Story of the Don Valley Partridge

Ernest Thompson Seton (1860 1946) was an influential writer, wildlife artist and one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America.

Born in England, raised in Canada, Seton eventually moved to New Mexico and became part of the arts community with Georgia O'Keefe.

Always interested in nature, the environment and Indian lore, Seton's literary work was among the first in the genre of modern wild-animal fiction, depicting character with a sense of compassion.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Margaret Trawick | 6/12/2013

    " I learned about animals. Different kinds of wild animals. I guess I was pretty young when I read this. The animals were real. I never usually cry at books, even back then I didn't, but this one made me cry. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Steven | 2/24/2013

    " This book is reviewed in A Reader's Delight, by Noel Perrin, which is why I first read it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Timothy Zuverink | 8/27/2012

    " I just saw a documentary on PBS about Seton and his hunt for the wolf Lobo, and how it changed his life completely. I'm now interesting in reading the story in his own words. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lorelei | 4/29/2012

    " A wonderful book. These are not Disney stories, but real stories of amazing animals by someone who cared enough to pay attention to real animals and what they are like. Some of the tales are heartbreaking. I think they are all beautiful. "

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