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Tonight we talk about the life of Roger Tory Peterson. He wrote and designed one of the most important books in American natural history and was an important player in conservation movements around the world. Yet some people described him as a “monomaniac”, hopelessly single minded, and this led to his family life being far from perfect. Inquiry speaks with writer and biographer ELIZABETH J. ROSENTHAL about her interesting and complex new biography of the man who changed forever the way we look at the natural world: BIRDWATCHER: THE LIFE OF ROGER TORY PETERSON.