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Hard Nosed Big Game Hounds

Hard Nosed Big Game Hounds
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Luwire Photographic Safaris

Luwire Photographic Safaris
Looking across the Lugenda from one of the camps

Monday, October 8, 2012

New Book Out! Take Note!! "From Stephen Bodio's Querencia"

Blowing my own horn here, as we must once in a while lest the publishers abandon us: Eternity of Eagles is officially out, I have had my first signing at the Tattered Cover in Denver (thanks, Jeff Lee!), and it has its first Amazon review, by Tom McIntyre. Pictures and excerpt below...

If you haven't read anything by Stephen Bodio, well,,,, you should find yourself lacking! Looking forward to holding this one in front of a wood fire on a cold evening. Thanks for your words that give pleasure buddy. AP


Official Self Promotion

Tom: "An Eternity of Eagles" is a wonderful collage of natural, human, and literary history, hunting, travel, memoir, photos, art, illustrations, quotation, excerpt, what am I leaving out? Rather than a hodgepodge, this is a work with an intense focus, never losing sight of a creature that has been among the ruling passions of Stephen Bodio's life and which for others ranges in definition from imperial symbol to rogue predator and scavenger, with every shade of perception in between, duly noted by Bodio in elegantly crafted detail."

The NYT's Jonathan Rosen, who wrote The Life of the Skies, one of the best books ever on birding: "There is so much brute wisdom, sophisticated science, blood magic, and flat out terrific prose in Stephen Bodio’s writing that he makes me think of Merlin, educating Arthur by turning him into other animals for a while. An Eternity of Eagles is worthy of its great subject, which is not only eagles but the earthbound mortals who marvel at them." 

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I’m a Southern Boy, just 56 last November, I get around here and there, Central America, Africa, Red Bay. I’m a Father, Grandfather, Husband, Artist and general flunky of sorts. Live in a little historic town in an old building I remodeled. Just wanted to hear myself think I guess, talk about the need of simplification, show some art, express an interest or two, brag on my dogs and see where it goes. That’s it!, That’s the deal, Thanks