The Gringo's Hawk by Jon Maranon

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review

unrated

Synopsis

This American author has spent thirty years in the rainforests of Costa Rica documenting the challenges and triumphs of his attempts to make an environmentally conscious sustainable living in this paradise. Jon Maranon offers a unique first-person account of nature and persons in conflict and the difficulties of meshing human existence into the once pristine rainforests of Costa Rica. His work promotes reader awareness of the natural environment, wildlife, ecosystems, and socioculture of this remote area of Costa Rica. Ecology and spirituality intertwine as he describes his journey in a mix of naturalist and lyrical prose that, along with humor and introspection, mark the style of The Gringo’s Hawk.
 

About Jon Maranon

See more books from this Author
 
Published October 1, 2001 by Kenneth Group Publishing. 320 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for The Gringo's Hawk

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Within a couple of years, he had bought property and—firmly committed to ecologically sensitive, land-sustaining development—turned his hand to cattle ranching, then cocoa cultivation, among other efforts, before trying to join the tourist trade—none of which endeavors actually supported him (inc...

| Read Full Review of The Gringo's Hawk

Reader Rating for The Gringo's Hawk
100%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 9 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review