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Last of the Curlews

With a foreword by W.S. Merwin and an afterword by Murray Gell-Mann

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May 24, 2011 | Paperback | 5 x 8, 174 pages | ISBN 9781582437354
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In this conservation classic, originally published fifty-five years ago, Fred Bodsworth tells the story of a solitary Eskimo curlew’s perilous migration and search for a mate. The lone survivor comes to stand for the entirety of a species on the brink of extinction, and for all in nature that is endangered. This new paperback edition includes a foreword by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet W.S. Merwin and an afterword by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann.

About Fred Bodsworth

FRED BODSWORTH is an esteemed ornithologist, a former reporter, and the author of six books. Last of the Curlews was his first novel. He lives in Toronto.

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