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Crow planet : essential wisdom from the urban wilderness

Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Back Bay pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Lyanda Lynn Haupt's sublime tribute to the crow and an invitation to engage with the wild life in our midst.

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lyanda Lynn Haupt
ISBN: 9780316019118 0316019119
OCLC Number: 823889147
Notes: Previously published: 2009.
Includes reader's group guide.
Description: xiv, 229, 11 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Crows and Kairos : an invocation --
Getting up : a reluctant crow watcher --
Preparing : a crash course for the urban naturalist --
Reading : crow stories and animal alphabets --
Walking : the wildness of home --
Dwelling : how we nest --
Helping : an uncertain grace --
Seeing : the monk, the professor, and the sense of wonder --
Coexisting : finding our place in the zoöpolis --
Dying : crows of death and life --
Flying : wings, reality, hope.
Responsibility: Lyanda Lynn Haupt.
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"A completely charming and informative book on the pleasures of keeping one's eyes open." -- David Sedaris "In a lyrical narrative that blends science and conscience, Haupt mourns the encroachments Read more...

 
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