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Summary:

Macdonald combines some of her best loved essays with new pieces. Her topics range 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, she writes about the unexpected guidance and comfort we find when watching wildlife. --adapted from jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 508 .M135v 2020 (Text) 37814003310431 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/25/2020 Checked out 11/05/2020
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 824.9 M13 (Text) 35178001815763 New Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 09/29/2020 Checked out 11/09/2020
Hood River County Library 824 MAC 2020 (Text) 33892100702779 Adult New Books Book None 09/22/2020 Checked out 11/12/2020
Joseph Public Library 598.9 MAC (Text) 30002000259218 Adult Nonfiction Book Branch_Only_2months 09/09/2020 Available -
Sherman County Public/School Library 824.914 MAC (Text) 37039000177829 NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 09/22/2020 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 824.914 MAC (Text) 33892006621024 NEW BOOKS New/High Demand None 09/10/2020 Checked out 11/02/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802128812
  • ISBN: 0802128815
  • Physical Description: ix, 261 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Nests -- Nothing Like a Pig -- Inspector Calls -- Field Guides -- Tekels Park -- High-Rise -- The Human Flock -- The Student's Tale -- Ants -- Symptomatic -- Sex, Death, Mushrooms -- Winter Woods -- Eclipse -- In Her Orbit -- Hares -- Lost, But Catching Up -- Swan Upping -- Nestboxes -- Deer in the Headlights -- The Falcon and the Tower -- Vesper Flights -- In Spight of Prisons -- Sun Birds and Cashmere Spheres -- The Observatory -- Wicken -- Storm -- Murmurations -- A Cuckoo in the House -- The Arrow-Stork -- Ashes -- A Handful of Corn -- Berries -- Cherry Stones -- Birds, Tabled -- Hiding -- Eulogy -- Rescue -- Goats -- Dispatches from the Valleys -- The Numinous Ordinary -- What Animals Taught Me.
Summary, etc.:
Macdonald combines some of her best loved essays with new pieces. Her topics range 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, she writes about the unexpected guidance and comfort we find when watching wildlife. --adapted from jacket.
Original Version Note:
First published: United Kingdom : Jonathan Cape, 2020.
Subject: Natural history > Miscellanea.
Nature > Essays.
Genre: Essays.
Trivia and miscellanea.

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