• The Animal Dialogues

  • Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
  • By: Craig Childs
  • Narrated by: Craig Childs
  • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (90 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

The Animal Dialogues tells of Craig Childs' own chilling experiences among the grizzlies of the Arctic, sharks off the coast of British Columbia and in the turquoise waters of Central America, jaguars in the bush of northern Mexico, mountain lions, elk, Bighorn Sheep, and others. More than chilling, however, these stories are lyrical, enchanting, and reach beyond what one commonly assumes an "animal story" is or should be. The Animal Dialogues is a book about another world that exists alongside our own, an entire realm of languages and interactions that humans rarely get the chance to witness.

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©1997, 2007 Craig Childs (P)2019 Hachette Audio

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detailed and unusual descriptions of animals

the author often uses unusual language in providing detailed decriptions of his encounters with animals. It's not a casual listen.. In fact, I purchased the kindle e-book to get the most out of it. it's worth it if you are interested in animals and human-animal interactions. he goes beyond the usual superficial descriptions.

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LOVED this book!

Learned so much and loved the author’s poetic descriptions of the animals and their surroundings. Found the narrator a little monotone at times, but not distracting. Highly recommend for lovers of nature .

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Craig Childs is the best story teller.

Loved this book. Listened to it three times. can't get enough of it. I travel with him in my imagination . Awsome

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Wow! Craig is a one of a kind storyteller!!

I’ve never felt more a part of a story! Craig Childs engages from the first moment...through the entire 10+ hours. His love of animals and remote landscapes is enthralling. Informative as well as exciting! Love the way he thinks & lives his life!!

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Love this

I love the descriptive writing of this author. I also love that it’s read by the author. I can close my eyes and listen and almost see everything he is describing.

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Fantastic

informative enjoyable and educational voyage through some of the animal kingdom. Narrator is wonderful, so easy to listen to and wonderful as nighttime book.

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Talk to me, Craig Child’s.

Craig’s reading of his book layers animal life into the listener’s ear: it is personal. He leads us directly into each animal’s being and ultimately we fall in love, with a puma, a bear, a dog, a raccoon. Because of sentence structure, metaphors and sweet bursts of prose, Craig’s voice seems musical and one hears the dialogue between animal and man.