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Lift : a memoir

Auteur : Rebecca O'Connor
Éditeur : Los Angeles, CA : Red Hen Press, ©2009.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : English : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
Personne nommée : Rebecca O'Connor
Type d’ouvrage : Biography
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Rebecca O'Connor
ISBN : 9781597094603 1597094609
Numéro OCLC : 436029140
Description : 206 pages ; 21 cm
Responsabilité : 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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