Fledgling Days: Memoir of a Falconer

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Falconry has been historically the sport of royalty and traditionally a pursuit of men. Emma Ford is neither royal nor a man, yet she is one of the most acclaimed falconers in the world today. Fledgling Days, her powerful memoir of life in the Kent countryside, where she learned from girlhood the art of falconry, is both a tale of personal discovery and a heart-warming and funny account of a country childhood. Ford's was in many ways an idyllic childhood, living in the enclosed world of the Chilham Castle estate. When, at ...

Fledgling Days: Memoir of a Falconer 1999, Overlook Books

ISBN-13: 9780879519476

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