A Life on Our Planet by David Attenborough and Jonnie Hughes, Read by David Attenborough
Look at the Bigger Picture with Sir David Attenborough
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David Attenborough is best known for his BBC nature documentaries, with their stunning scenes of wild animals and their habitats around the globe. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff share thoughts on how Attenborough’s many skills at documentary filmmaking translate to the audiobook of A Life on Our Planet. His elegant prose and rounded tones serve his purpose to make a witness statement to his long broadcast career sharing the mysteries of the planet—but much of the audiobook is a warning and prescription as well. Part autobiography and part ecology lesson, Attenborough proves a grand guide and perceptive interpreter of the world’s challenges.
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