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Coming of Age With Elephants

Joyce Poole

Coming of Age With Elephants

A Memoir

by Joyce Poole

  • 176 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion Books (Adult Trd Pap) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Women ethologists,
  • General,
  • Behavior,
  • Scientists,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Kenya,
  • Amboseli National Park,
  • Africa,
  • African elephant,
  • Biography,
  • Ethologists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9493042M
    ISBN 100786881917
    ISBN 109780786881918

      To license this clip go to A herd of elephants walk across the African savannah. The anthology Into the Widening World: International Coming-of-Age Stories (Amazon), has relevant narratives by authors from 22 countries. Another one is Rites of Passage: A Thematic Reader. This anthology includes coming of age stories as well as rite of passage stories from all stages of life.

      "Steve Bloom's breathtaking photos carry this book and will keep it being reread. Familiar animals, appearing newly grand."&#;&#;Chicago Tribune From Babar to Dumbo, the elephant has long fascinated children and their parents in equal measure. Here, eighty stunning Brand: Thames & Hudson.   "When Elephants Fly is a compelling read, beautifully threading the complex relationship between mothers and daughters, mental illness and elephants." -National Book Award finalist Carrie Arcos "Not only does this book show the reader the perils of keeping elephants in zoos and having them perform in circuses, it does it with heart, grace, and /5(6).

      A year and a half later, the novel, “Where the Crawdads Sing,” an absorbing, atmospheric tale about a lonely girl’s coming-of-age in the marshes of North Carolina, has sold more than four. After 14 years in the field, Joyce took charge of elephant management for Kenya Wildlife Service and faced the heartbreaking decision of whether to kill some of her beloved elephants in order to save the rest. National Geographic Television charts the touching story of a woman who is COMING OF AGE WITH ELEPHANTS.


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