Bodio, Stephen

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On the Edge of the Wild
Passions and Pleasures of a Naturalist
By Stephen Bodio, Introduction by Paula Young Lee
(Skyhorse Publishing)
“This book is a collage in essays about the kind of life I found worth living so far,” writes author Stephen J. Bodio. On the Edge of the Wild is a stunning collection that shares Bodio’s love for the country, wilderness, literature, and much more. With compelling stories about moving to Montana, treasured... [READ MORE]
The Hounds of Heaven
Living and Hunting with an Ancient Breed
By Stephen Bodio, Foreword by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Tracing the History of the Oldest Breed of Dog In 1992, two Russian movie makers left a cryptic note for New Mexican writer Stephen Bodio at his local bar. It led him to Brighton Beach in Brooklyn, where he saw a film about the ancient breed of Central Asian sighthounds known as tazis. He would end up... [READ MORE]
Aloft
A Meditation on Pigeons & Pigeon-Flying
By Stephen Bodio, Introduction by Sy Montgomery
(Skyhorse Publishing)
The humble pigeon is anything but “common” to those who know the true nature of these birds. This bird is so enamored by some that, for over six thousand years, people have devoted themselves to the art of pigeon flying and pigeon breeding. Across the world, from the cities of America to China, enthusiasts... [READ MORE]
Querencia
By Stephen Bodio, Introduction by Malcolm Brooks
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Born in Boston, Stephen Bodio wandered into Magdalena, New Mexico, in the 1970s while on his way to Montana and never left. He was accompanied by Betsy Huntington, who was twenty years his senior; the couple had been inseparable from the day they met. After stumbling upon a vintage home along the highway,... [READ MORE]
A Rage for Falcons
An Alliance Between Man and Bird
By Stephen Bodio, Illustrated by Jonathan Wilde, Introduction by Helen Macdonald
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Thus begins the tale by Stephen Bodio, a lover of birds and nature, of the incredible connection between man and birds of prey. Falconry can be traced back over four thousand years and, as Bodio says, “it is amazing that the practice did not die out soon afterward when its first adherents starved.” With... [READ MORE]
Eagle Dreams
Searching for Legends in Wild Mongolia
By Stephen Bodio, Introduction by Cat Urbigkit
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Mongolia is a vast country located between Siberia and China, and little-known to outsiders. As Mongolia had long been under Soviet rule, it was inaccessible to Westerners. That was until 1990, when Stephen J. Bodio began planning his trip. As a boy, Bodio was always fascinated with nature. When he saw... [READ MORE]
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