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Children and other wild animals : notes on badgers, otters, sons, hawks, daughters, dogs, bears, air, bobcats, fishers, mascots, Charles Darwin, newts, sturgeon, roasting squirrels, parrots, elk, foxes, tigers, and various other zoological matters / Brian Doyle ; edited & with a foreword by Cort Conley ; drawings by Mary Miller Doyle.

Doyle, Brian, 1956-1956 November 6-2017 May 27, (author.). Conley, Cort, 1944- (editor., Author of introduction, etc.). Doyle, Mary Miller, (illustrator.).

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  • 10 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library.

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Summary:

"Novelist and essayist Brian Doyle describes encounters with astounding beings of every sort and shape in this collection of short vignettes. The book gathers previously unpublished work along with selections that have been published in Orion, The Sun, and The American Scholar" --
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library 814.54 D772 (Text) 37801000595791 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 02/15/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780870717543
  • ISBN: 0870717545
  • Physical Description: 163 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
A newt note -- In otter words -- Imagining foxes -- Fishering -- Walk the pup -- Twenty things the dog ate -- A note on mascots -- The unspoken language of the eyes -- The bishop's parrot -- The creature beyond the mountains -- The Elkometer -- This particular badger -- Cyrus -- Joyas volardores -- Raptorous -- Reading the birds -- The slather -- Tigers -- The hymn of him -- Lost dog creek -- The anchoviad -- Mammalian observation project : subject J -- Things my kids have said that they do not know I know they said -- Best napper of the year -- The brilliant floor -- The killer of jays -- Maschinenpistole -- My salt farm -- How to start your kitchen garden -- Melting a car -- Unfishing -- The greatest nature essay ever -- What the air carries -- Charlie Darwin's Garden -- My land -- In the hills of Willamina -- The best soccer player in the world ... -- A note on cricket -- My hero? -- The thaw -- The hawk -- Moose poop -- That chickadee must be from Chicago -- A moment -- Sandy -- Hypoxia -- What does the Earth ask of us.
Summary, etc.:
"Novelist and essayist Brian Doyle describes encounters with astounding beings of every sort and shape in this collection of short vignettes. The book gathers previously unpublished work along with selections that have been published in Orion, The Sun, and The American Scholar" -- provided by publisher.
Awards Note:
Oregon book awards 2016.
Subject: Essays.
Topic Heading: Oregon authors.

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