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Last of the Curlews
     

Last of the Curlews

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by Fred Bodsworth, W. S. Merwin (Foreword by), Murray Gell-Mann (Afterword), Abigail Rorer (Illustrator)
 

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In this conservation classic, originally published fifty-five years ago, Fred Bodsworth tells the story of a solitary Eskimo curlew’s perilous migration and search for a mate. The lone survivor comes to stand for the entirety of a species on the brink of extinction, and for all in nature that is endangered. This new paperback edition includes a foreword by

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Last of the Curlews 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
songcatchers More than 1 year ago
This book was just SO sad! It was good though and provided a deep insight into the Curlew life.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Bodsworth describes, with naturalist expertise, what may have been the last days of a once plentiful species. A must read book for the birder or naturalist. I can't praise it enough.