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Macdonald, Helen

Summary: When Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconeŕHelen had been captivated by hawks since childhood́she'd never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk. But in her grief, she saw that the goshawk's fierce and feral temperament mirrored her own. Resolving to purchase and raise the deadly creature as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MacD

Macdonald, Helen

Summary: "In Vesper Flights, Helen Macdonald brings together a collection of her best loved essays with new pieces on topics ranging from nostalgia for a vanishing countryside to the tribulations of farming ostriches to her own private vespers while trying to fall asleep. Meditating on notions of captivity and freedom, immigration and flight, Helen invites us into her most intimate experiences:...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 Macdonald

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