The Resource H is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald

H is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald

Label
H is for Hawk
Title
H is for Hawk
Statement of responsibility
Helen Macdonald
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer, Helen had never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk, but in her grief, she saw that the goshawk's fierce and feral temperament mirrored her own. Resolving to purchase and raise the deadly creature as a means to cope with her loss, she adopted Mabel, and turned to the guidance of The Once and Future King author T.H. White's chronicle The Goshawk to begin her challenging endeavor. Projecting herself "in the hawk's wild mind to tame her" tested the limits of Macdonald's humanity and changed her life
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macdonald, Helen
Dewey number
598.9/44
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL696 F32
LC item number
M33 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Macdonald, Helen
  • White, T. H.
  • Hawks
  • Grief
  • Spirituality
  • Human-animal relationships
Label
H is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lost -- Small worlds -- Mr White -- Holding tight -- The box of stars -- Invisibility -- The Rembrandt interior -- The rite of passage -- Darkness -- Leaving home -- Outlaws -- Alice, falling -- The line -- For whom the bell -- Rain -- Heat -- Flying free -- Extinction -- Hiding -- Fear -- Apple day -- Memorial -- Drugs -- Magical places -- The flight of time -- The new world -- Winter histories -- Enter spring -- The moving earth
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9780802123411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn883651136
  • 1440495
Label
H is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lost -- Small worlds -- Mr White -- Holding tight -- The box of stars -- Invisibility -- The Rembrandt interior -- The rite of passage -- Darkness -- Leaving home -- Outlaws -- Alice, falling -- The line -- For whom the bell -- Rain -- Heat -- Flying free -- Extinction -- Hiding -- Fear -- Apple day -- Memorial -- Drugs -- Magical places -- The flight of time -- The new world -- Winter histories -- Enter spring -- The moving earth
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9780802123411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn883651136
  • 1440495

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