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The Resource Animals strike curious poses : essays, Elena Passarello

Animals strike curious poses : essays, Elena Passarello

Label
Animals strike curious poses : essays
Title
Animals strike curious poses
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Elena Passarello
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sixteen essays about individual animals, including wild (woolly mammoth, rhinoceros, starling, crocodile, gorilla, lion) and domesticated (housecat, racing pigeons, elephant, horses, goats), named and made famous by humans
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Summary
With exuberant wit, Elena Passarello casts her gaze on famous historical animals, crafting an essay collection organized as medieval bestiary
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Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Oregon Book Awards, Sarah Winnemucca Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2018.
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10554383
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DLC
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Passarello, Elena
Dewey number
814/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Famous animals
  • Famous animals
Target audience
adult
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essays
Label
Animals strike curious poses : essays, Elena Passarello
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (27 unnumbered pages)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Yuka (39,000 BP) -- The wolf of Gubbio (1207) -- Ganda (1515) -- Sackerson (1601) -- Joeffry (1760) -- Vogel Staar (1784) -- Harriet (1835) -- War pigs (1870-2012) -- Jumbo II (1901) -- Four horsemen (1904-2012) -- Mike (1945) -- Arabella (1973) -- Lancelot (1985) -- Koko (1988) -- Osama (1998) -- Celia (2003) -- Cecil (2015)
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
214 pages
Isbn
9781941411391
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016039498
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945949043
Label
Animals strike curious poses : essays, Elena Passarello
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (27 unnumbered pages)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Yuka (39,000 BP) -- The wolf of Gubbio (1207) -- Ganda (1515) -- Sackerson (1601) -- Joeffry (1760) -- Vogel Staar (1784) -- Harriet (1835) -- War pigs (1870-2012) -- Jumbo II (1901) -- Four horsemen (1904-2012) -- Mike (1945) -- Arabella (1973) -- Lancelot (1985) -- Koko (1988) -- Osama (1998) -- Celia (2003) -- Cecil (2015)
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
214 pages
Isbn
9781941411391
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016039498
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945949043

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