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Author Madden, Dave, 1978-

Title The authentic animal : inside the odd and obsessive world of taxidermy / Dave Madden
Edition First edition
Published New York : St. Martin's Press, [2011]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  590.752 Akeley Mad/Aai  AVAILABLE
 MELB  590.752 Akeley Mad/Aai  AVAILABLE
Description 274 pages ; 22 cm
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
Notes "August 2011"--T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-271)
Subject Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926.
Taxidermists -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2011011242
ISBN 9780312643713