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Kelly Enright's Reviews

Reviews of Kelly’s Work

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Jan.30.2012
Published by Bookslut
With a liberal amount of photographs and a solid collection of sources, Enright opens with a thorough look at Martin's childhood and how he came to be with the Londons on the...
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Nov.29.2011
Published by The Durango Herald
Vail historian Kelly Enright re-introduces the couple that time forgot in her new book, Osa and Martin: For the Love of Adventure. There must be something about Kansas that...
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Nov.07.2011
Published by KMUW
Audio review on Kansas public radio.
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Oct.23.2011
Published by The Denver Post
Same as Washington Post, but new audience...
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Oct.14.2011
Published by The Washington Post
Osa Johnson gave a piquant title to her memoir of collaborating with her husband, Martin, on the films they made in Africa and other wild parts of the globe: “I Married Adventure...
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Oct.09.2011
Published by Wichita Eagle
Enright ably documents the Johnsons' travels as well as the immense amount of planning and preparation — and promotion — needed to make them happen. She balances the detail and...
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Aug.01.2011
Published by National Geographic Traveler
A nice mention in a great publication.
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May.15.2011
Published by Kirkus Reviews
"The couple’s delight and happiness in living the life they made for each other shines through."
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Aug.21.2011
Published by Wichita Eagle
"a thrilling and inspiring read."
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Aug.12.2011
Published by Library Journal
"While the Johnsons' films were perceived during the 1960s through the 1980s as racially stereotypical, today they are appreciated by anthropologists, wildlife biologists, and...
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Jun.01.2009
Published by The Atlantic
"The latest monograph in the winning Animal series—truly natural histories, each title a wide-ranging look at a single creature, replete with splendid illustrations—is perhaps the...