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The life of the skies

by Rosen, Jonathan

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bird watching -- United States -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-320).

    StatementJonathan Rosen.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL682 .R64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination324 p. :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16650406M
    ISBN 100374186308
    ISBN 109780374186302
    LC Control Number2007025668

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In The Life of the Skies, Jonathan Rosen explores the significance of this timeless pursuit, chronicling his own birding adventures alongside those of John James Audubon, Teddy Rooseevelt, and others. In the process, he discovers the interconnections--literary, philosophical, sceintific, and spiritual--between life on the ground and life up above.4/5(25).

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“Life of the Skies is more than just a bird book. It is a thoughtful and often unexpected exploration of birding through the lens of history, literature and loss—the process, as author Jonathan Rosen says, of loving a diminished but still seductive world.” —Scott Weidensaul, author of Living on the Wind and Of a Feather “Birding is so much more than just outdoor recreation.

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