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Hope is the thing with feathers : a personal chronicle of vanished birds

Author: Christopher Cokinos
Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A prizewinning poet and nature writer weaves together natural history, biology, sociology, and personal narrative to tell the story of the lives, habitats, and deaths of six extinct bird species.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Cokinos
ISBN: 9781585427222 1585427225
OCLC Number: 262428502
Description: 369 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: THE CAROLINA PARAKEET. The forgotten parakeet --
Exotic --
Hope in a cage THE IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER. In search of the lord god bird --
Returnings THE HEATH HEN. The fire birds --
Capawack --
A phoenix on the vineyard THE PASSENGER PIGEON. The dark beneath their wings --
The boy and the pigeon --
Martha's story THE LABRADOR DUCK AND THE GREAT AUK. The strangest sea --
In a northern gulf : journey to Bird Rock.
Responsibility: Christopher Cokinos.

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A prizewinning poet and nature writer weaves together natural history, biology, sociology, and personal narrative to tell the story of the lives, habitats, and deaths of six extinct bird species.

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