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Lift : a memoir

Author: Rebecca O'Connor
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Red Hen Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The culmination of a ten-year career in falconry, Lift is a memoir that illustrates the journey and life lessons of a woman navigating a man's ancient sport. Captivated by a chance meeting with a falconer's peregrine as a child, the indelible memory eventually brings the author's life full circle to flying a peregrine of her own. Exploring themes of predator and prey, finding tribe, forgiveness and femininity, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Rebecca O'Connor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca O'Connor
ISBN: 9781597094603 1597094609
OCLC Number: 436029140
Description: 206 p. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Lift
Responsibility: by Rebecca K. O'Connor.

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The culmination of a ten-year career in falconry, Lift is a memoir that illustrates the journey and life lessons of a woman navigating a man's ancient sport. Captivated by a chance meeting with a falconer's peregrine as a child, the indelible memory eventually brings the author's life full circle to flying a peregrine of her own. Exploring themes of predator and prey, finding tribe, forgiveness and femininity, the memoir asks universal questions through a unique backdrop of a woman chasing her heart in the wake of a wayward falcon. Lift illustrates the beauty and meaning the sport of falconry can add to a falconer's life, echoing the challenges and triumphs of being human.

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