The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes

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The story of a remarkable journey by one of the world's greatest nature writers across five continents to track down every species of the crane family. Once regarded as messengers from heaven, cranes form part of the ancient myth and legend of every country in which they appear. Today, they evoke the retreating wilderness and the vanishing habits upon which they depend. The enormous spans of their migrations are a symbol of their struggle to survive and a stimulus to international conservation efforts. Illustrated with ...

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The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes
2003, North Point Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780865476578

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The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes
2002, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781860469473

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The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes
2001, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374199449

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