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Field notes : the grace note of the canyon wren

Author: Barry Holstun Lopez
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2004, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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Twelve stories on man and nature. In Homecoming, wild flowers make an estranged husband return to his wife, in Introduction: Within Birds' Hearing, a man lost in the desert finds water thanks to a wren, and Perryland is on the need for a hunter to pray after the kill so the animal's soul can find another body. By the author of Arctic Dreams.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Holstun Lopez
ISBN: 1400075122 9781400075126
OCLC Number: 55948632
Description: 159 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Within birds' hearing --
Teal Creek --
Empira's tapestry --
The open lot --
Conversation --
Pearyland --
The Negro in the kitchen --
The entreaty of the Wiideema --
Homecoming --
Sonora --
Lessons from the wolverine --
The runner.
Responsibility: Barry Lopez.

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Twelve stories on man and nature. In Homecoming, wild flowers make an estranged husband return to his wife, in Introduction: Within Birds' Hearing, a man lost in the desert finds water thanks to a wren, and Perryland is on the need for a hunter to pray after the kill so the animal's soul can find another body. By the author of Arctic Dreams.

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