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The Resource The urban bestiary : encountering the everyday wild, Lyanda Lynn Haupt

The urban bestiary : encountering the everyday wild, Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Label
The urban bestiary : encountering the everyday wild
Title
The urban bestiary
Title remainder
encountering the everyday wild
Statement of responsibility
Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nature writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt journeys into the heart of the everyday wild, where coyotes, raccoons, chickens, hawks, and humans live in closer proximity than ever before. Haupt's observations bring ... new questions to light: Whose 'home' is this? Where does the wild end and the city begin? And what difference does it make to us as humans living our everyday lives?"--
Summary
Combines science, myth, fiction, and memoir to discuss the lives of wild animals, including coyotes, raccoons, chickens and hawks, that live in an urban environment, closer to humans than ever before
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10221405
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haupt, Lyanda Lynn
Dewey number
591.75/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban animals
  • Urban animals
  • Wildlife watching
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Philosophy of nature
  • NATURE / Animals / Wildlife
  • NATURE / Animals / Mammals
  • NATURE / Animals / Birds
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
encountering the everyday wild
Label
The urban bestiary : encountering the everyday wild, Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The bestiary's bestiary : a note on process -- Entering the bestiary. A new nature, a new bestiary -- The lost art of urban tracking -- The furred. Coyote -- Mole -- Raccoon -- Opossum -- Squirrel (and rat) -- Black bear and cougar -- The feathered. Bird -- Starling, house sparrow, pigeon -- Chickadee -- Crow -- Hawk and owl -- Chicken -- The branching and the rooted. Tree -- Human
Control code
2013014205
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 337 pages
Isbn
9780316178525
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013014205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The urban bestiary : encountering the everyday wild, Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The bestiary's bestiary : a note on process -- Entering the bestiary. A new nature, a new bestiary -- The lost art of urban tracking -- The furred. Coyote -- Mole -- Raccoon -- Opossum -- Squirrel (and rat) -- Black bear and cougar -- The feathered. Bird -- Starling, house sparrow, pigeon -- Chickadee -- Crow -- Hawk and owl -- Chicken -- The branching and the rooted. Tree -- Human
Control code
2013014205
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 337 pages
Isbn
9780316178525
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013014205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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