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Harry Greene: Scientist, Hunter, Writer

May 21, 2013

Tags: Harry Greene

Last week, I finished a rattlesnake feature article for Texas Wildlife. It will be the July cover story. Incredible photos by Wyman Meinzer and Laurie Hall.

As part of my research, I had a delightful conversation with herpetologist Harry Greene, of Cornell University. Harry is a native Texan and a natural storyteller. (more…)

Spring Color

May 21, 2013

Tags: Garter Snake, Garden

Found this beauty just inside my garden fence. A black-neck garter snake - I think. Herpers, what say ye?

Notice the bulge. Toads, lizards and baby snakes thrive around my compost bins, much to my delight.

Selected Work

"I regard Silent We Stood as being among the finest Civil War novels I have ever read"
  • David Madden, Civil War Book Review
  • "Blood Kin is historical fiction at its best."
  • Bruce Winders, Historian and Curator, The Alamo
  • "The finest book on buffalo hunting and the resulting conflict with the Comanches that I have ever read."
  • Doris R. Meredith, Roundup
  • Non-fiction Books
    "Sharp and colorful also describe the economical prose of sports and wildlife writer Henry Chappell"
  • Elaine Wolff, San Antonio Current
  • Magazine Work
    Articles and Reviews
    Articles and Book Excerpts
    Feature Articles
    Columns and Feature Articles