Field Notes From a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary

Author(s): Esther Woolfson

Nature

Against the background of austere and beautiful Aberdeen, Woolfson observes the seasons, the streets and the quiet places of her city over the course of a year. She considers the geographic, atmospheric and environmental elements which bring diverse life forms together in close proximity, and in absorbing prose writes of the animals among us: the birds, the rats and squirrels, the spiders and the insects. Her close examination of the natural world leads her to question our prevailing attitudes to urban and non-urban wildlife, and to look again at the values we place on the lives of individual species.

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ESTHER WOOLFSON was brought up in Glasgow and studied Chinese at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Edinburgh University. Her acclaimed short stories have appeared in many anthologies and have been read on Radio 4. She is the author of Corvus: A Life with Birds, which is also published by Granta Books. She has won prizes for her nature writing and received a Scottish Arts Council Travel Grant and a Writer's Bursary.

General Fields

  • : 9781847082763
  • : Granta Books
  • : Granta Books
  • : January 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2014
  • : books

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  • : Esther Woolfson
  • : Paperback
  • : 577.56
  • : 368