Barry Lopez Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 18 pages of information about the life of Barry Lopez.
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Authors and Artists for Young Adults on Barry Lopez

"I've always felt a sense of responsibility to readers," explained naturalist/writer Barry Lopez to Authors and Artists for Young Adults (AAYA). "In recent years, I've been aware of a growing sense of social responsibility in myself, that what I am writing about should be related directly to the health of human society." These words, which convey some of the major concerns that Lopez brings to his work, illuminate the author's deep commitment to social issues involving the environment, natural history, and humankind's relationship to both. A frequent contributor to periodicals such as Harper's and North American Review, Lopez has developed an enthusiastic following for his articles focusing on the land and its inhabitants, as well as for his books, including the award-winning Of Wolves and Men, Winter Count, and Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape. Likened to renowned naturalist authors Edward Abbey, Loren Eiseley...

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