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Ghost Birds

Author : Stephen Lyn Bales
ISBN : 9781572337176
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Before he died in 1991, Jim Tanner himself had come to believe that the majestic woodpeckers were probably gone forever, but he remained hopeful that someone would prove him wrong. This book fully captures Tanner's determined spirit as he tracked down what was then, as now, one of ornithology's true Holy Grails."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Ghosts Of Birds

Author : Eliot Weinberger
ISBN : 9780811226196
Genre : Literary Collections
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A new collection from “one of the world’s great essayists” (The New York Times) The Ghosts of Birds offers thirty-five essays by Eliot Weinberger: the first section of the book continues his linked serial-essay, An Elemental Thing, which pulls the reader into “a vortex for the entire universe” (Boston Review). Here, Weinberger chronicles a nineteenth-century journey down the Colorado River, records the dreams of people named Chang, and shares other factually verifiable discoveries that seem too fabulous to possibly be true. The second section collects Weinberger’s essays on a wide range of subjects—some of which have been published in Harper’s, New York Review of Books, and London Review of Books—including his notorious review of George W. Bush’s memoir Decision Points and writings about Mongolian art and poetry, different versions of the Buddha, American Indophilia (“There is a line, however jagged, from pseudo-Hinduism to Malcolm X”), Béla Balázs, Herbert Read, and Charles Reznikoff. This collection proves once again that Weinberger is “one of the bravest and sharpest minds in the United States” (Javier Marías).
Category: Literary Collections

Stalking The Ghost Bird

Author : Michael K. Steinberg
ISBN : 0807137669
Genre : Science
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Unseen for more than sixty years and thought to be extinct, interest in the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker exploded in 2004 when two birders reported capturing the bird on film while searching a bottomland forest in Arkansas. STAKING THE GHOST BIRD examines the lengthy debate over the ivory-bill's status by examining the reported sightings and extensive efforts to find the rare bird in Louisiana. In this absorbing study, author Steinberg turns his lifelong interest in the majestic ivory-billed woodpecker into a tale that encapsulates both the mystery and intrigue surrounding the legendary bird.
Category: Science

The Ghost Bird

Author : Nolan Hower
ISBN : 9781329673311
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Stalking The Ghost Bird

Author : Michael K. Steinberg
ISBN : 0807137669
Genre : Science
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Unseen for more than sixty years and thought to be extinct, interest in the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker exploded in 2004 when two birders reported capturing the bird on film while searching a bottomland forest in Arkansas. STAKING THE GHOST BIRD examines the lengthy debate over the ivory-bill's status by examining the reported sightings and extensive efforts to find the rare bird in Louisiana. In this absorbing study, author Steinberg turns his lifelong interest in the majestic ivory-billed woodpecker into a tale that encapsulates both the mystery and intrigue surrounding the legendary bird.
Category: Science

Ghost Bird

Author : Mary Arrigan
ISBN : 9781446478813
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Nobody ever passed the old Garvan house alone; gossip and suspicion surrounded it. But when an eerie cry draws Meg, Pete and Harvey into its grounds, little do they expect to be swept up into a love story that spans the century. What part do the dilapidated house, a mysterious old man and a strange bird play in this story and how can Meg, Pete and Harvey right the wrongs of history?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Ghost Bird The Academy Omnibus Part 2

Author : C. L. Stone
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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Books 5 - 8 in the wildly successful (and swoon-inducing) The Academy Ghost Bird Series, together for the first time at a low price. This bundle includes: Drop of Doubt - Book 5 Push and Shove - Book 6 House of Korba - Book 7 Touch of Mischief (Halloween short story) The Other Side of Envy - Book 8 The Healing Power of Sugar (sneak Peek)
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Introductions Collector S Edition

Author : C. L. Stone
ISBN : 1518884903
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With an agoraphobic mother and a barely-there father, Sang abhors the isolation keeping her in the shadows. The only thing Sang craves is a fresh start and to be accepted as ordinary by her peers, because for her being different meant being cast out alone. When her family moves to a new school district, Sang infiltrates a group of boys nearly perfect in every way. Grateful for an influence outside of her parents' negativity, she quickly bonds with the boys, hoping to blend in and learn from them what it means to have a natural relationship with friends. Only the boys have secrets of their own and they'll do anything to keep her safe from the knowledge of the mysterious Academy that they've sworn allegiance to. Bit by bit, Sang discovers that her friends are far from the normalcy she expected. Will her loyalty change when she's forced to remain in the dark, or will she accept that she's traded one house of secrets for another? Meet Kota, Victor, Silas, Nathan, Gabriel, Luke and North in a story about differences and loyalty, truth and mystery, friendships and heart-throbbing intimacy. The Academy, ever vigilant.
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Ghosts Of Gone Birds

Author : Chris Aldhous
ISBN : 1408187469
Genre : Nature
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A visual record of the first four Ghosts of Gone Birds exhibitions, this book introduces the ideas behind this unique art and conservation project, providing a platform for the artists to tell us why they got involved, and how they approached the brief - to "breathe life back into the birds we have lost - so we don't lose any more". Featuring the work of more than 180 artists and writers, Ghosts of Gone Birds captures the dazzling diversity of gone birds that exist beyond the familiar shape of the Dodo, and re-introduces the world to the delights of species like the Red-moustached Fruit Dove, the Snail-eating Coua and the Laughing Owl.
Category: Nature

Drop Of Doubt

Author : C. L. Stone
ISBN : 1497487927
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Sang Sorenson is harrassed by threatening phonecalls, so the Academy boys take her to Morgan estate for safety.
Category: Juvenile Fiction