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The Birds of Heaven Travels with Cranes

Biography / Memoir Out of Print
By: Peter Matthiessen(Author), Robert Bateman(Author)
349 pages, colour & b/w illustrations
Publisher: Vintage
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Matthiessen's lyrical account of journeys along crane migration routes
The Birds of Heaven
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  • The Birds of Heaven ISBN: 9780099447047 Paperback May 2003 Out of Print #135892
  • The Birds of Heaven ISBN: 9781860469473 Hardback Jan 2002 Out of Print #127165
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Account of Matthiessen's journeys in search of cranes in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and Australia, journeys that brought him into contact with conservationists, scientists and enthusiasts of many nationalities. Illustrated with colour plates by wildlife artist Robert Bateman, The Birds of Heaven captures the beauty of a vanishing species and the dilemma of a planet in ecological crisis.

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Peter Matthiessen is a naturalist, explorer and writer. His works of fiction include At Play in the Fields of the Lord, Far Tortuga and the acclaimed 'Watson Trilogy'. His explorations have resulted in many fine works of non-fiction, among them The Snow Leopard, The Cloud Forest and The Tree where Man was Born.

Biography / Memoir Out of Print
By: Peter Matthiessen(Author), Robert Bateman(Author)
349 pages, colour & b/w illustrations
Publisher: Vintage
NHBS
Matthiessen's lyrical account of journeys along crane migration routes
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"Our greatest modern nature writer in the lyrical tradition."
- Stephen Jay Gould

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