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H is for hawk

Author: Helen Macdonald
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, [2015?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic books. Years later, when her father died and she was struck deeply by grief, she became obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Helen Macdonald; T H White; Helen Macdonald; T H White
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Macdonald
ISBN: 9780099575450 0099575450
OCLC Number: 922553051
Notes: Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2014.
Awards: Winner of Samuel Johnson Prize 2014 (UK)
Winner of Costa Biography Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015 (UK)
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Helen Macdonald.

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Discover the number one bestselling phenomenon that is a powerful and profound mediation on grief expressed through the trials of training a goshawk.As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to  Read more...

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It just sings. I couldn't stop reading. -- Mark Haddon This beautiful book is at once heartfelt and clever in the way it mixes elegy with celebration: elegy for a father lost, celebration of a hawk Read more...

 
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