" The Imperative Call explores the making of an extraordinary naturalist No one since W. H. Hudson has approached nature from such a consistent moral position. No one has tried so scrupulously to define the murky boundary between science and vandalism Ultimately, the reader comes to see Alex Skutch not so much as a naturalist or a farmer but as an artist."-- Audubon magazine Skutch offers us the botanical and zoological riches of the tropics, combining a gifted scientist s powers of observation with a committed ...

Imperative Call 1992, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813011493

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