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The Peregrine

50th Anniversary Edition

by J A Baker

Reissue of J. A. Baker’s extraordinary classic of British nature writing, with an exclusive new afterword by Robert Macfarlane.Despite the association of peregrines with the wild, outer reaches of the British Isles, The Peregrine is set on the flat marshes of the Essex coast, where J A Baker spent a long winter looking and writing about the visitor...
Publish Date
2017
April 6
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
9780008216214
Tags
nonfictionnaturehobbies-and-recreation
Recommendations
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Recommendations
Jan 01, 2019
A short fable about a fox that learns to speak Yuman and the sad consequences of his attempt to reach out, Fox 8, like The Peregrine, reminds us that we are not the only creatures that matter on this earth and gives wise advice to Yumans who want to do better. Along the way, you will be laughing out loud at the inventive spelling and diction of Fox 8's Yuman language and his peculiar insights into Yuman behavior.     source