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Hope is the Thing with Feathers: A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: Christopher Cokinos

374 pages, B/w photos, illus

Jeremy Tarcher

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #137915 | ISBN: 0446677493
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #107699 | ISBN: 1585420069
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About this book

Cokinos weaves natural history and personal experience into the dramatic story of the last days of six, now extinct, North American bird species. With a blend of science, history, politics and memoir, Hope Is the Thing with Feathers draws on previously unpublished photographs and original documents to make these long-vanished birds come alive.

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