Printer Friendly

HOPE IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS: A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds.

Published on the 100th anniversary of the shooting of the last passenger pigeon, Hope is the Thing With Feathers: A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds by Christopher Cokinos (Tarcher/Putnam, $24.95) is a powerful and beautifully written new book. Cokinos tells the story of six species of extinct birds, exploring what happened to them and, perhaps more importantly, why. It is both a natural and a cultural history of how our lives intertwined with these ill-fated creatures. Not only for birders, Cokinos asks complicated questions that extend to what our role should be in the natural world.
COPYRIGHT 2000 Earth Action Network, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2000, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Review
Author:M.D.
Publication:E
Article Type:Book Review
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:May 1, 2000
Words:98
Previous Article:INVEST YOURSELF: The Catalog of Volunteer Opportunities.
Next Article:SHOW ME THE GREEN MONEY.
Topics:


Related Articles
Madhouse.
Project Puffin: How We Brought Puffins Back To Egg Rock.
Painting the Drama of Wildlife Step by Step.
Our Life with Birds.
Feather Reports.
Following the Sandhill Cranes in Colorado.
Trail of Feathers.
The Return of the Hummingbird Wizard.
The ghost hunter.
PI Press.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2022 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |