Press enter after choosing selection

The Urban Bestiary : : Encountering the Everyday Wild

Haupt, Lyanda Lynn. Book - 2013 591.756 Ha None on shelf 4 requests on 1 copy Community Rating: 3.7 out of 5

Cover image for The urban bestiary : : encountering the everyday wild

Sign in to request

Location Call Number Branch Item Status
Downtown 2nd Floor 591.756 Ha Downtown Library Due 11-07-2021

"First edition, September 2013"--Title page verso.
The bestiary's bestiary: a note on process -- Part I. Entering the bestiary -- A new nature, a new bestiary -- The lost art of urban tracking -- Part II. The furred -- Coyote -- Mole -- Raccoon -- Opossum -- Squirrel (and rat) -- Black bear and cougar -- Part III. The feathered -- Bird -- Starling, house sparrow, pigeon -- Chickadee -- Crow -- Hawk and owl -- Chicken -- Part IV. The branching and the rooted -- Tree -- Human.
"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?"-- Provided by publisher.


Library Journal Review
Publishers Weekly Review
Summary / Annotation
Fiction Profile
Author Notes


No community reviews. Write one below!

Cover image for The urban bestiary : : encountering the everyday wild

New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2013]
Year Published: 2013
Description: xiv, 337 p. : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book


Urban animals.
Urban animals -- Ecology.
Wildlife watching.
Human-animal relationships.
Philosophy of nature.