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Don Amburgey authors book

Don Amburgey of Jenkins, is the author of a newly published book on scientist Constantine Samuel Rafinesque.

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Solo Naturalist is the biography of the environmental scientist who was born in Turkey, reared in France and traveled later to Italy, Sicily, America and elsewhere. Rafinesque pioneered the study of natural history, took copious notes in the field, and collected hundreds of thousands of plant and animal specimens.

Amburgey has been a teacher, drama producer and regional librarian. He is the president of the Cumberland Mountain Arts and Crafts Council, and is working on the revival of outdoor drama based on John Fox’s “Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come.”

For more information, visit www.publishamerica.com.

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