Last of the Curlews

Last of the Curlews

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by Fred Bodsworth, Abigail Rorer, T. M. Shortt
     
 

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The Eskimo curlew, which once made its migration from Patagonia to the Arctic in flocks so dense that they darkened the sky, was brought to the verge of extinction by the wanton slaughter of game-hunters.

Following the doomed search of a solitary curlew for a female of its kind, Fred Bodsworth’s novel is a haunting indictment of man’s destruction of…  See more details below

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The Eskimo curlew, which once made its migration from Patagonia to the Arctic in flocks so dense that they darkened the sky, was brought to the verge of extinction by the wanton slaughter of game-hunters.

Following the doomed search of a solitary curlew for a female of its kind, Fred Bodsworth’s novel is a haunting indictment of man’s destruction of the natural world.

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ISBN-13:
9781887178259
Publisher:
Counterpoint Press
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 8.06(h) x 0.49(d)

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Last of the Curlews 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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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.