Sy Montgomery & Elizabeth Marshall Thomas - "Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind"

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Oblong Rhinebeck
6422 Montgomery Street
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

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Eventbrite - SY MONTGOMERY & ELIZABETH MARSHALL THOMAS - "Tamed and Untamed"

Two of the world's most celebrated animal writers, Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas―discuss their collection of essays that explores the minds, lives, and mysteries of animals as diverse as snails, house cats, hawks, sharks, dogs, lions, and even octopuses.

With humor, empathy, and introspection, Montgomery and Thomas look into the lives of all kinds of creatures―from man’s best friend to the great white shark―and examine the ways we connect with our fellow species. Both authors have devoted their lives to sharing the animal kingdom’s magic with others, and their combined wisdom is an indispensable contribution to the field of animal literature.

Sy MontgomeryResearching articles, films, and her twenty-one books for adults and children, bestselling author Sy Montgomery has been chased by an angry silverback gorilla in Rwanda, hunted by a tiger in India, and swum with piranhas, electric eels, and pink dolphins in the Amazon. Her work has taken her from the cloud forest of Papua New Guinea (for a book on tree kangaroos) to the Altai Mountains of the Gobi (for another on snow leopards.) Her books for adults include The Soul of an Octopus (a National Book Award finalist), The Good Good Pig, Birdology, Spell of the Tiger, Journey of the Pink Dolphins, and Walking with the Great Apes. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband, the writer Howard Mansfield, their border collie, Thurber, and their flock of free-range laying hens.

Elizabeth Marshall ThomasOne of the most widely read authors on anthropology and animals wild and domestic, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has observed dogs, cats, elephants, and human animals during her half-century-long career, all of which was inspired by her lengthy trips to Africa as a young woman. Her many books include Dreaming of Lions, The Hidden Life of Dogs, The Social Lives of Dogs, The Tribe of Tiger, The Old Way, and The Hidden Life of Deer. She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

The book contains a foreword by Vicki Constantine Croke, author of the bestseller Elephant Company.

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