The Animal Way of Death
By Bernd Heinrich
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780547752662, 256pp.)
Publication Date: June 19, 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
Bernd Heinrich receives a letter from a severely ill friend asking if he might have a "green burial" at Heinrich's hunting camp, and the acclaimed biologist/author sets out to explore exactly how the animal world deals with the death-to-life cycle and what we can learn from the process, both ecologically and spiritually.
Bernd Heinrich is an acclaimed scientist and the author of numerous award-winning books, including the bestselling The Mind of the Raven, Why We Run, and Winter World. He is a frequent contributor to national media, and professor emeritus of biology at the University of Vermont.