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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
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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
Essays
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.

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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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