The Resource H is for hawk, By Helen Macdonald

H is for hawk, By Helen Macdonald

Label
H is for hawk
Title
H is for hawk
Statement of responsibility
By Helen Macdonald
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As a child Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books, including T.H. White's tortured masterpiece, The Goshawk, which describes White's struggle to train a hawk as a spiritual contest. When her father dies and she is knocked sideways by grief, she becomes obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk. She buys Mabel ... on a Scottish quayside and takes her home to Cambridge. Then she fills the freezer with hawk food and unplugs the phone, ready to embark on the long, strange business of trying to train this wildest of animals"--Dust jacket of a previous printing
Awards note
Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, 2014
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macdonald, Helen
Dewey number
598.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL696.F3
LC item number
M324 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print peer picks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Macdonald, Helen
  • White, T. H.
  • Falconry
  • Goshawk
  • Grief
  • Spirituality
Target audience
adult
Label
H is for hawk, By Helen Macdonald
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-480)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
487 pages (large print)
Isbn
9781410483614
Lccn
2015024137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912381944
  • 1405418
  • (OCoLC)ocn912381944
  • 1405418
Label
H is for hawk, By Helen Macdonald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-480)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
487 pages (large print)
Isbn
9781410483614
Lccn
2015024137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912381944
  • 1405418
  • (OCoLC)ocn912381944
  • 1405418

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