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Why do birds suddenly disappear?

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From the blurb;

"At twelve years old, Lev Parikian was an avid birdwatcher. He was also a fraud, liar and a cheat. Those lists of birds seen and ticked off? Lies. One hundred and thirty species? More like sixty.

Then, when he turned fifty, he decided to right his childhood wrongs. He would go bird-watching again. He would not lie. He would aim to see two hundred species of British bird in a year.

Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear? is the story of that year, nostalgia, the nature of obsession and obsession with nature. It`s about finding adventure in life when you twig it`s shorter than you thought, and about losing and regaining contact with the sights, sounds and smells of the natural world.

It`s a book for anyone who has ever seen a small brown bird and wondered what it was, or tried to make sense of a world in which we can ask, "What`s that bird?" and "What`s for lunch?" and get the same answer."

Excellent pages with slight edge-wear. Includes dust-jacket in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Lev Parikian
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2018
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1783524839
ISBN-13:
9781783524839
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Unbound

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From the blurb;

"At twelve years old, Lev Parikian was an avid birdwatcher. He was also a fraud, liar and a cheat. Those lists of birds seen and ticked off? Lies. One hundred and thirty species? More like sixty.

Then, when he turned fifty, he decided to right his childhood wrongs. He would go bird-watching again. He would not lie. He would aim to see two hundred species of British bird in a year.

Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear? is the story of that year, nostalgia, the nature of obsession and obsession with nature. It`s about finding adventure in life when you twig it`s shorter than you thought, and about losing and regaining contact with the sights, sounds and smells of the natural world.

It`s a book for anyone who has ever seen a small brown bird and wondered what it was, or tried to make sense of a world in which we can ask, "What`s that bird?" and "What`s for lunch?" and get the same answer."

Excellent pages with slight edge-wear. Includes dust-jacket in very good condition.

Author(s):
Lev Parikian
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2018
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1783524839
ISBN-13:
9781783524839
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Unbound

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