(A look at the life and work of the creator of Birds of Am...)
A look at the life and work of the creator of Birds of America traces Audubon's life since his childhood and presents thirty full-color reproductions of his bird paintings.
Kastner received his education at Yale University. He graduated from it with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in 1930.
Kastner began his career in journalism in 1924 as a copy boy in New York City. He then worked successively at New York World, The New Yorker, and Fortune, all as a writer. He began a thirty-five year association at Life magazine in 1936, first as a writer, then as copy editor and later as consulting editor. He set off on his own as a freelance writer in 1971.
(A look at the life and work of the creator of Birds of Am...)1992
(Nature, species,naturalists, biography, plants and animal...)1977
Kastner was married in 1934 to Barbara Harris, who died in 1985. He is survived by his companion, Judith Mara Gutman; a brother, Alton; two sisters, Beatrice Olson and Clara Sack; two sons, Matthew and Jonathan, and two grandsons.