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Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile - Verlyn Klinkenborg PH.D., Narrated by Josephine Bailey
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Few writers have attempted to explore the natural history of a particular animal by adopting the animal's own sensibility. But Verlyn Klinkenborg-with his deeply empathetic relation to the world around him-has done just that, and done it brilliantly, in Timothy; or Notes of an Abject Reptile. Verlyn Klinkenborg is a member of the editorial board of the New York Times. He has taught literature and creative writing at Fordham University, St. Olaf College, Bennington College, and Harvard University, and he is a recipient of the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Klinkenborg is the author of Making Hay, The Last Fine Time, and The Rural Life. He lives in upstate New York. Josephine Bailey has won ten AudioFile Earphones Awards and a prestigious Audie Award, and Publishers Weekly named her Best Female Narrator in 2002. Her native British accent has been used in many audiobooks and voice-overs, including The Wild Thornberries, Uncle Gus, and Disney-Dreamworks projects. In addition to her award-winning voice work, Josephine is involved in television, film, and theater. On television she has played parts in Robin Hood, A Tale of Two Cities, and Sword of Freedom. In film she was featured in Shadow Hours, Life's a Circus, and Corridors of Blood. Her theater experience includes lead roles in Betrayal, Otherwise Engaged, and Blithe Spirit. Josephine received her training from the Corona Stage School in London and the Tracy Roberts Actors Studio in Los Angeles. Josephine currently resides in South Carolina. Books Fiction~~General Timothy-or-Notes-of-an-Abject-Reptile~~Verlyn-Klinkenborg Tantor Media, Inc. Exploring the natural history of a tortoise by adopting its own sensibility, "Timothy" is the story of a creature whose real life was observed by the 18th-century curate Gilbert White, author of "The Natural history of Senborne." Unabridged. 4 CDs.

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Few writers have attempted to explore the natural history of a particular animal by adopting the animal's own sensibility. But Verlyn Klinkenborg-with his deeply empathetic relation to the world around him-has done just that, and done it brilliantly, in Timothy; or Notes of an Abject Reptile.This is the story of a tortoise whose real life was observed by the eighteenth-century English curate Gilbert White, author of The Natural History of Selborne. For thirteen years, Timothy lived in White's garden-making an occasional appearance in his journals. Now Klinkenborg gives the tortoise an unforgettable voice and powers of observation as keen as those of any bipedal naturalist. The happy result: Timothy regales us with an account of a gracefully paced (no unseemly hurry!) eight-day adventure outside the gate ("How do I escape from that nimble-tongued, fleet-footed race? . . . Walk through the holes in their attention") and entertains us with shrewd observations about the curious habits and habitations of humanity. "To humans," Timothy says with doleful understanding, "in and out are matters of life and death. Not to me. Warm earth waits just beneath me. . . . The humans' own heat keeps them from sensing it."Wry and wise, unexpectedly moving, and enchanting at every-careful-turn, Timothy will surprise and delight readers of all ages. animals,biological sciences,contemporary,fantasy,fauna,genre fiction,historical,humanities,humor,literary Fantasy, Tantor Audio

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Timothy; Or, Notes of an Abject Reptile

Exploring the natural history of a tortoise by adopting its own sensibility, "Timothy" is the story of a creature whose real life was observed by the 18th-century curate Gilbert White, author of "The Natural history of Senborne." Unabridged. 4 CDs.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781400132553
ISBN (ISBN-10): 140013255X
Publishing year: 2006
Publisher: TANTOR MEDIA INC
Weight: 0,259 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 140013255X

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1-4001-3255-X, 978-1-4001-3255-3


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