6 edition of The swans found in the catalog.
|Statement||[by] Peter Scott and the Wildfowl Trust.|
|LC Classifications||QL696.A5 S36|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 242, 48 p., leaf.|
|Number of Pages||242|
|LC Control Number||72186285|
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He was born in and was his parent’s only son. An exceptional tribute to three generations of courageous and articulate Chinese women: the grandmother, born in into a still feudal society; the mother, a Communist official and then ``enemy of the people''; and the daughter, the author, raised during the reactionary Cultural Revolution, then sent abroad inwhen the story ends, to study in England, where she now, at serves.
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This book describes the heart-warming story of a pair of mute swans and their clutch of six cygnets, on an idyllic stretch of lowland river.
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Swans of the World: In Nature, History, Myth and Art A. Lindsay Price Council Oak Publications. This book reviews the natural history of all the swan species providing information on mating, nesting, hatching, feathers, flight, migration, wintering, life span, and the effects of humans on swans.
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