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Author Madden, Dave, 1978-

Title The authentic animal : inside the odd and obsessive world of taxidermy / Dave Madden.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    590.752 MAD    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    590.752 MAD    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 274 p. ; 22 cm.
Note "August 2011"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-271).
Summary Explores the reasons that people preserve the bodies of animals, tracing the life story of taxidermy pioneer Carl Akeley and the author's experiences at such venues as the International Taxidermy championship, taxidermy training classes, and the garage workplaces of people who preserve beloved pets.
Subject Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926.
Taxidermists -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780312643713

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