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The peregrine

Author: J A Baker
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2005.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From fall to spring, J. A. Baker set out to track the daily comings and goings of a pair of peregrine falcons across the flat fen lands of eastern England. He followed the birds obsessively, observing them in the air and on the ground, in pursuit of their prey, making a kill, eating, and at rest, activities he describes with an extraordinary fusion of precision and poetry. And as he continued his mysterious private  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A Baker
ISBN: 1590171330 9781590171332
OCLC Number: 56982352
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1967. With new introd.
Description: xv, 191 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Beginnings --
Peregrines --
The hunting life.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Responsibility: by J.A. Baker ; introduction by Robert Macfarlane.
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"From fall to spring, J. A. Baker set out to track the daily comings and goings of a pair of peregrine falcons across the flat fen lands of eastern England. He followed the birds obsessively, observing them in the air and on the ground, in pursuit of their prey, making a kill, eating, and at rest, activities he describes with an extraordinary fusion of precision and poetry. And as he continued his mysterious private quest, his sense of human self slowly dissolved, to be replaced with the alien and implacable consciousness of a hawk."--BOOK JACKET.

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