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Birds, art, life : a year of observation, Kyo Maclear

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Birds, art, life : a year of observation
Title
Birds, art, life
Title remainder
a year of observation
Statement of responsibility
Kyo Maclear
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "A writer's search for inspiration, beauty, and solace leads her to birds in this intimate and exuberant meditation on creativity and life--a field guide to things small and significant. When it comes to birds, Kyo Maclear isn't seeking the exotic. Rather she discovers joy in the seasonal birds that find their way into view in city parks and harbors, along eaves and on wires. In a world that values big and fast, Maclear looks to the small, the steady, the slow accumulations of knowledge, and the lulls that leave room for contemplation. A distilled, crystal-like companion to H is for Hawk, Birds Art Life celebrates the particular madness of chasing after birds in the urban environment and explores what happens when the core lessons of birding are applied to other aspects of art and life. Moving with ease between the granular and the grand, peering into the inner landscape as much as the outer one, this is a deeply personal year-long inquiry into big themes: love, waiting, regrets, endings. If Birds Art Life was sprung from Maclear's sense of disconnection, her passions faltering under the strain of daily existence, this book is ultimately about the value of reconnection--and how the act of seeking engagement and beauty in small ways can lead us to discover our most satisfying and meaningful lives"--
  • "A writer's search for inspiration, beauty, and solace leads her to birds in this intimate and exuberant meditation on creativity and life"--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.M32597
LC item number
Z46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Birds, art, life : a year of observation, Kyo Maclear
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Birds, art, life : a year of observation, Kyo Maclear
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn946903045
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 221 pages
Isbn
9781501154201
Lccn
2016046446
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946903045

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