1 edition of And no birds sang found in the catalog.
Originally published, Boston, Mass. , Little, Brown, 1979.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||96|
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Bought this book in order to follow my Dad's footsteps with the Canadian 1st Div. Mowat writes precisely but with a poetic quality.
His "Never Cry Wolf' is one of my favorite books and I thought it was a good movie too. Everyone should read this account of what it is like to be exposed on the battlefield, to watch your friends die in front o Fantastic, poignant, utterly devastating.
Its a simple matter of looking at demographic charts: two women around 60, disgusted with men. While staying at an inn, she offers a lift to Laura, a friend of the dead man.
But the infantry is the infantry no matter what country it marches for, so I am sure that many of Mowat's experiences would have been familiar to Dad and his buddies. Characters [ ] Recurring [ ]• " I agree with that assessment. Laura questions whether business money links the incapacitation of both Daniel and Sam.
The emotions and feelings expressed by Leader were heartbreaking and difficult to read. This is not that type of book. Because he missed the briefing, he decided to call in English planes for air cover, not knowing that had been specifically discussed and rejected, so the anti-aircraft fund went after the planes. Felicity Kendal as 1st appearance• Rosemary's knowledge of plant pathology and their observations lead them to conclude that Mrs Potts is deliberately preventing Daniel's dermatitis from healing by mixing the toxic hogweed, which causes phytophotodermatitis, with the hydrocortisone cream.
Yes, the author is the same Farley Mowat I last remember seeing running naked through the snow in the film version of 'Never Cry Wolf'!
The book ends with a close friend being brought in on a stretcher - bullet in his head: As I looked down at his faded, empty face under its crown of crimson bandages, I began to weep.
' Highly recommended for all readers.
Having recently read Lost in the Barrens, I was expecting another story about wilderness, wildlife and friendship.