Blood Ties: A Story of Falconry and Fatherhood

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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.8 X 8.0 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780226714738
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About the Author

Ben Crane is a writer, artist, and teacher who has been involved in a wide range of country pursuits from an early age. His fascination with falconry has taken him all over the world, and he has traveled across Europe, America, and Pakistan flying birds of prey and writing about trapping, training, and hawking with sparrowhawks, goshawks, falcons, and eagles. He is the author of Sparrowhawks: A Falconer's Guide.

Reviews

"Memorably sharp. . . . A powerful story . . . of the ties that bind us, both to nature and our own families."-- "Times Literary Supplement"
"I was moved to tears by Crane's beautiful memoir."-- "Good Housekeeping (UK)"
"A profoundly moving tale."-- "Shropshire Star (UK)"
"Crane . . . writes wonderfully about the natural world; he has a keen and sharp eye, alert to fine detail and beauty that most of us might miss."-- "Church Times (UK)"