Wolves and Honey: A Hidden History of the Natural World Audiobook, by Susan Brind Morrow Play Audiobook Sample

Wolves and Honey: A Hidden History of the Natural World Audiobook

Wolves and Honey: A Hidden History of the Natural World Audiobook, by Susan Brind Morrow Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Bernadette Dunne Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 2.83 hours at 1.5x Speed 2.13 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: June 2005 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781481541817

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

8

Longest Chapter Length:

50:56 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

02:42 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

31:11 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

1

Publisher Description

Our complex relationship to the natural world is revealed through the unusual lives and deaths of a trapper and a beekeeper.

Susan Brind Morrow brings her singular sensibility as a classicist and linguist to this strikingly original reflection on the fine but resilient threads that bind humans to the natural world.

Prompted by the emotional loss of two friends, one a trapper and one a beekeeper, Susan Brind Morrow explores the implications of their very different relationships to the natural world. Ultimately, these two men are a touchstone for a memoir of the land itself, the rich soil of the Finger Lakes region in upstate New York.

Morrow’s richly evocative writing traces the connections among various realms of culture and nature, time and language and jolts us into thinking anew about our profound relationship to the natural world.

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"I love this book and bought 3 copies. It is written with a lyrical style that makes me feel connected with the very nectar of life. It's good to escape tech land sometimes. :) "

— Seth (4 out of 5 stars)

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  • “This wonderful glimpse into the natural world of the Finger Lakesregion of upstate New Yorkblends nature, society, horticulture, agriculture, and history…Morrow brings to life the uniqueness of this region as well as the meaning of remembrance and responsibility toward family and friends.”

    — Library Journal
  • “Beautiful prose, with a deep understanding of the unbreakable connection between human beings and the land that nourishes them…Dunne’s outstanding reading is perfectly suited to the elegant story.”

    — Kliatt 

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  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I love this book and bought 3 copies. It is written with a lyrical style that makes me feel connected with the very nectar of life. It's good to escape tech land sometimes. :) "

    — Seth, 11/26/2013
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " A collection of nature essays by a linguist, it's lyrical but disjointed and scattered, like reading scattered pages of her personal journal. "

    — Logophile, 2/17/2013

About Susan Brind Morrow

Susan Brind Morrow is a classicist, linguist, and translator of ancient Egyptian folklore and mythology as well as contemporary Arabic poetry. She is the author of The Names of Things. She lives in Chatham, New York.

About Bernadette Dunne

Bernadette Dunne is the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards and has twice been nominated for the prestigious Audie Award. She studied at the Royal National Theatre in London and the Studio Theater in Washington, DC, and has appeared at the Kennedy Center and off Broadway.