For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature’s finest balm.
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|Birth:||2nd June, 1899|
|Death:||18th October, 1980|
|Profession:||Author, Naturalist, Photographer|
Edwin Way Teale was born in Joliet, Illinois, USA. He was an American naturalist, photographer and author. He is perhaps best known for his series The American Seasons, four books documenting over 75,000 miles of automobile travel across North America following the changing seasons. He received a B.A. from Earlham College in English literature in 1922. In 1926 he received his Master of Arts degree from Columbia University. In 1942 he wrote Byways to Adventure: A Guide to Nature Hobbies as well as Near Horizons, which received the 1943 John Burroughs Medal for distinguished natural history writing. He authored one book that dealt with this experience later in his lifetime, entitled Dune Boy. During his lifetime, Teale won many awards, most notably a Pulitzer Prize for his 1965 work, Wandering Through Winter.
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