Edward Hoagland

Edward Hoagland

New York City, New York
Edward Hoagland
New York City, New York
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Edward Hoagland (born December 21, 1932 in New York, New York, United States) is an author best known for his nature and travel writing.

Hoagland joined the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in the summers of 1951 and 1952. He helped to tend the big cats and later sold a novel about this experience, Cat Man (1955), before graduating from ...
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11 November 2014
Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga—stylized because even the most acute of them have little leeway as they play out their parts.
11 November 2014
In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semihuman. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.
11 November 2014
Men often compete with one another until the day they die; comradeship consists of rubbing shoulders jocularly with a competitor.
11 November 2014
There aren't many irritations to match the condescension which a woman metes out to a man who she believes has loved her vainly for the past umpteen years.
11 November 2014
City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the notion of a better life ahead.

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