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H is for Hawk

Author: Helen Macdonald
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An award-winning best-seller from the UK recounts how the author, an experienced falconer grieving the sudden death of her father, endeavored to train for the first time a dangerous goshawk predator as part of her personal recovery.
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Genre/Form: Nature
Ornithology
Spirituality
Autobiography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Helen Macdonald; T H White; Helen Macdonald; T H White; Helen Macdonald; T H White
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Macdonald
ISBN: 0802123414 9780802123411 9780802124739 0802124739
OCLC Number: 883651136
Notes: Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2014.
Awards: Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction 2015. Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2014 biography award.
Description: 300 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Patience --
Lost --
Small worlds --
Mr White --
Holding tight --
The box of stars --
Invisibility --
The Rembrandt interior --
The rite of passage --
Darkness --
Leaving home --
Outlaws --
Alice, falling --
The line --
For whom the bell --
Rain --
Heat --
Flying free --
Extinction --
Hiding --
Fear --
Apple day --
Memorial --
Drugs --
Magical places --
The flight of time --
The new world --
Winter histories --
Enter spring --
The moving earth.
Responsibility: Helen Macdonald.
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