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Bird Cloud : a memoir

Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
"Bird Cloud" is the name the author gave to 640 acres of Wyoming wetlands and prairie and four hundred foot cliffs plunging down to the North Platte River. On the day she first visited, a cloud in the shape of a bird hung in the evening sky. She also saw pelicans, bald eagles, golden eagles, great blue herons, ravens, scores of bluebirds, harriers, kestrels, elk, deer and a dozen antelope. She fell in love with the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Travel writing
Named Person: Annie Proulx; Annie Proulx; Annie Proulx; Annie Proulx; Annie Proulx
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0743288807 9780743288804 1439171718 9781439171714 9780007265084 0007265085 9780743288811 0743288815
OCLC Number: 555641609
Description: xiii, 234 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: The back road to Bird Cloud --
A yard of cloth --
Lodgepole Pines and houses --
The iron enters my soul --
The James gang --
When the wind blows --
Details, details, details --
Bird Cloud's checkered past --
" ... all beaded, all earringed, wing feather bowstring sided ..." --
A year of birds.
Responsibility: Annie Proulx.
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Annie Proulx, one of America's finest writers, invites us to share her experience in the building of her new home on a rich plot of untouched, unspoilt prairie and her pleasure in uncovering of the  Read more...


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Praise for Annie Proulx 'Ms. Proulx writes with all the brutal beauty of one of her Wyoming snowstorms' Wall Street Journal 'No one writes better about tough people in tough places' USA Today 'No Read more...

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