H is for Hawk

Helen MacDonald
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Destined to be a classic of nature writing, the story of how one woman trained a goshawk. 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 for GBP800

Title Details

ISBN: 9780143194682
Author: Helen MacDonald
Publisher: Penguin Canada
Publication Date: 03/03/2015
Format: EPUB