Aldo Leopold’s Odyssey: Rediscovering the Author of A Sand County Almanac – First Edition Edition ( 2006 )
A household icon of the environmental movement, Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) may be the most quoted conservationist in history. A Sand County Almanac has sold millions of copies and his lyrical writings are venerated for their perceptions about land and how people might live in concert with the whole community of life.But who is the man behind the words? How did he arrive at his profound and poetic insights, inspiring generations of environmentalists? Building on past scholarship and a fresh study of Leopold’s unpublished archival materials, Julianne Lutz Newton retraces the intellectual journey that generated such passion and intelligence.