The Ascent of Man | Joseph O’Neill | Granta Magazine

The Ascent of Man

Joseph O’Neill

‘One June dusk in 1999 I found myself walking across a rice field near Fishing Pond, in east Trinidad, in the company of a game warden and a self-described naturalist-at-large sometimes known as the Turtle Man.’

Joseph O’Neill

Joseph O'Neill is the author of, most recently, Netherland, a novel, and a memoir, Blood-Dark Track: A Family History. He lives in New York City.

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