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0224097008
H is for hawk, Helen Macdonald
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Author: Macdonald, Helen
Publication year: 2014
Language: English
Classification: 598.944
ISBN: 9780224097000 0224097008
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'In real life, goshawks resemble sparrowhawks the way leopards resemble housecats. Bigger, yes. But bulkier, bloodier, deadlier, scarier, and much, much harder to see. Birds of deep woodland, not gardens, they're the birdwatchers' dark grail.' As a child Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books, including T.H. White's tortured masterpiece, 'The Goshawk', which describes White's struggle to train a hawk as a spiritual contest. When her father dies and sh
Audience: Teen readers
Additional information: 300 pages
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Paperback:H is for hawk:[2015]
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London, Jonathan Cape, 2014
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I enjoyed reading this book, probably helped by my lifelong fascination with birds. The subject of coping with deep grief/loss by training a Goshawk (noted for being one of the mos
04/12/19
jmstartin
North Lincoln
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H is for hawk
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Paperback:H is for hawk:[2015]
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Year [2015]
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
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Resource type: Physical
300 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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How the author coped with the grief of losing her father by training a young goshawk. A very intens
01/09/17
joylakin
Bedford
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Resource type: Physical
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More editions / formats: Hardback
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