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The Great House of Birds: Classic Writings about Birds

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The preeminent naturalist John Hay has gathered a collection of notable writings--encompassing myth, poetry, and natural history--into a glorious appreciation of birds. From Lucretius to Terry Tempest Williams, writers from many genres and periods explore the significance of birds in different and surprising ways.

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Naturalist John Hay collects poetry, natural history, and essays to create an intriguing view of the world of birds written by both classic and contemporary writers. Contributions are grouped into six categories: flight, the language of birds, art and ritual, birds and the American land, birds of the sea, and migrants.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780871568557
Subtitle:
(classic writings about birds )
Author:
Hay, John
Publisher:
Sierra Club Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Birds in literature
Series Volume:
no. 8
Publication Date:
c1996
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xiii, 306 p.
Dimensions:
8.49x5.81x.96 in. 1.11 lbs.

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