+44 1803 865913
By: Harold Rhenisch(Author)
240 pages, b/w illustrations
In British Columbia's remote and exotic Cariboo Plateau, 'Everything is slow'. Everything is happening at the same speed, which is no speed at all. Harold Rhenisch has spent eleven years watching birds every day from his house on the shore of 108 Lake – at this speed, but you wouldn't know it from reading Winging Home: A Palette of Birds. Known as 'one of Canada's master prose stylists', Rhenisch dissects avian behaviour with the ear of a poet and the mouth of a stand-up comedian. His blackbirds are a jug band in full flight, his robins drunken bachelors on a jag, and his eagles decrepit, stumblebum scavengers.
With lively illustrations by noted bird artist Tom Godin, tWinging Home: A Palette of Birds is more than just writing about the natural world. It is a lyrical, evocative memoir of life in the Cariboo that crackles with humorous, often startling observations of birds and men set amidst the wild beauty of British Columbia.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
I would not hesitate for one second to use your company again and recommend you to others. Marks out of 10? Around 99!
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985