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John James Audubon

The Making of an American

John James Audubon( )
Author: Rhodes, Richard
ISBN:978-0-375-71393-4
Publication Date:Apr 2006
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.00
Book Description:

John James Audubon came to America as a dapper eighteen-year-old eager to make his fortune. He had a talent for drawing and an interest in birds, and he would spend the next thirty-five years traveling to the remotest regions of his new country-often alone and on foot-to render his avian subjects on paper. The works of art he created gave the world its idea of America. They gave America its idea of itself. Here Richard Rhodes vividly depicts Audubon's life and career- his...
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Book Details
Pages:544
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.265 x 7.878 x 1.131 Inches
Book Weight:1.118 Pounds



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