Allan W. Eckert | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Allan W. Eckert.
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Eckert's description [in "Wilderness Empire"] of the often bloody encounters between the competing forces of empire, with the Indians taking different sides at different times, offers exciting reading. However, the author's use of extrapolated "dialogue" in an effort to make his book more lively and the absence of interpretation limit the value of the account. (pp. 82-3)

Irwin Polishook, "In Brief: America," in The New York Times Book Review (© 1969 by The New York Times Company; reprinted by permission), November 16, 1969, pp. 82-3.

[In Search of a Whale] is a well-written action narrative with plenty of excitement to maintain the interest of the reader, and with much solid natural history material concerning ocean fishes and marine mammals in general, and pilot whales in particular. When you have finished the story you will have enjoyed the excitement of being present during the pursuit and capture of a blue shark, a sea...

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