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The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes

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Publisher Comments:

In legend, cranes often figure as harbingers of heaven and omens of longevity and good fortune. "The Birds of Heaven" chronicles the author's many journeys on five continents in search of the 15 species of cranes. of color plates & maps. 12 illustrations.

Review:

"The body of his enormous work, and its integrity and range, continues to amaze me. His work altogether is one of the towering literary achievements of his generation." W.S. Merwin

Product Details

ISBN:
9781550548891
Subtitle:
(travels with cranes )
Paintings and Drawings by:
Robert Bateman
Publisher:
Greystone Books
Location:
Vancouver
Subject:
Endangered species
Subject:
Cranes.
Edition Description:
1449311
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
2001
Binding:
Hardcover
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
349

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Birds » Ornithology
Science and Mathematics » Ornithology » General Ornithology and Birding
Science and Mathematics » Ornithology » Species and Groups by Type

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Product details 349 pages Greystone Books - English 9781550548891 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The body of his enormous work, and its integrity and range, continues to amaze me. His work altogether is one of the towering literary achievements of his generation."
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