The Star Thrower Author:Loren C. Eiseley Annotation — Selection of the author's favorite essays and poems. Introduction by W.H. Auden. — From the Publisher — Long admired for his compassionate, probing meditations on the natural world, Loren Eiseley completed this volume of his favorite writings shortly before his death in 1977. It includes many selections never before published in bo... more »ok form and spans Eiseley's entire writing career - from his early poems through The Immense Journey and The Unexpected Universe to his most recent essays - providing a superb sampling of the author as naturalist, poet, scientist, and humanist.