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The Authentic Animal

Inside the Odd and Obsessive World of Taxidermy

The Authentic Animal( )
Author: Madden, Dave
ISBN:978-1-250-01472-6
Publication Date:Dec 2012
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Saint Martin's Griffin
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

"[An] engagingly offbeat study . . . let's us in on the bizarre and sometimes repellent world of taxidermy." --The Wall Street Journal

Why would someone want to create or own the mounted skin of a dead animal? That's the question Dave Madden explores inThe Authentic Animal. Madden starts his journey with the life story of Carl Akeley, the father of modern taxidermy. Akeley started small by stuffing a canary, but by the end of his life he had created the...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Nature / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.15 x 7.97 x 0.79 Inches
Book Weight:0.528 Pounds



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