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H Is for Hawk Audiobook Summary

When Helen Macdonald’s father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer captivated by hawks since childhood, she’d never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators: the goshawk. But in her grief, she saw that the goshawk’s fierce and feral anger mirrored her own. Resolving to purchase and raise the deadly creature as a means to cope with her loss, she adopted Mabel and turned to the guidance of The Once and Future King author T. H. White’s chronicle The Goshawk to begin her journey into Mabel’s world. Projecting herself “in the hawk’s wild mind to tame her” tested the limits of Macdonald’s humanity.

By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, this book is an unflinching account of bereavement, a unique look at the magnetism of an extraordinary beast, and the story of an eccentric falconer and legendary writer. Weaving together obsession, madness, memory, myth, and history, H Is for Hawk is a distinctive, surprising blend of nature writing and memoir from a very gifted writer.

H Is for Hawk Audiobook Narrator

Helen Macdonald is the narrator of H Is for Hawk audiobook that was written by Helen Macdonald

Helen Macdonald is a writer, poet, illustrator, historian, and naturalist, as well as an affiliated research scholar at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. She also worked as a research fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge. As a professional falconer, she assisted with the management of raptor research and conservation projects across Eurasia.

About the Author(s) of H Is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald is the author of H Is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald is a writer, poet, illustrator, historian, and naturalist, as well as an affiliated research scholar at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. She also worked as a research fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge. As a professional falconer, she assisted with the management of raptor research and conservation projects across Eurasia.

H Is for Hawk Full Details

NarratorHelen Macdonald
Length11 hours and 6 minutes
AuthorHelen Macdonald
PublisherBlackstone Publishing
Release dateMarch 03, 2015
ISBN9781481530927

Subjects

According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of H Is for Hawk Audiobook, H Is for Hawk includes the following subjects: memoir, hawks, birds, birdwatching, london, falconer, goshawk, nature, nature writing, hawk, grief The BISAC Subject Code is

Additional info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 1481530925. The ISBN-13 is 9781481530927.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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