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Animals strike curious poses : essays

Author: Elena Passarello
Publisher: Louisville, KY : Sarabande Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
Sixteen essays about individual animals, including wild (woolly mammoth, rhinoceros, starling, crocodile, gorilla, lion) and domesticated (housecat, racing pigeons, elephant, horses, goats), named and made famous by humans.

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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Passarello
ISBN: 9781941411391 1941411398
OCLC Number: 945949043
Description: 214, [38] pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Yuka (39,000 BP) --
The wolf of Gubbio (1207) --
Ganda (1515) --
Sackerson (1601) --
Jeoffry (1760) --
Vogel Staar (1784) --
Harriet (1835) --
War pigs (1870-2012) --
Jumbo II (1901) --
Four horsemen (1904-2012) --
Mike (1945) --
Arabella (1973) --
Lancelot (1985) --
Koko (1988) --
Osama (1998) --
Celia (2003) --
Cecil (2015).
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Elena Passarello.


With exuberant wit, Elena Passarello casts her gaze on famous historical animals, crafting an essay collection organized as medieval bestiary.  Read more...


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"The 10 Best Essay Collections of the Decade," Runner-Up, Literary Hub"21 new and classic books to keep you in touch with the natural world," The Los Angeles Times"It might be the best book on Read more...

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