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The race to save the Lord God bird
Phillip Hoose
Children's Fiction QL696.P56 H66 2004

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ContentsPage
Introduction: A Bird of the Sixth Wavep. 3
Prologue: The Hostage ... February 1809p. 7
Chapter 1 - Specimen 60803 ... February 2002p. 13
Chapter 2 - Audubon on the Ivory-billed Frontier ... 1820-1835p. 21
Chapter 3 - "The Road to Wealth Leads Through the South" ... 1865-1900p. 29
Chapter 4 - Two Collectors ... 1892-1894p. 35
Chapter 5 - The Plume War ... 1870-1920p. 47
Chapter 6 - Learning to Think Like a Bird ... 1914-1934p. 59
Chapter 7 - Shooting with a Mike ... 1935p. 69
Chapter 8 - Camp Ephilus ... 1935p. 79
Chapter 9 - Wanted: America's Rarest Bird ... 1937-1939p. 89
Chapter 10 - The Last Ivory-bill Forest ... December 1937-October 1938p. 101
Chapter 11 - The Race to Save the Lord God Bird ... 1941-1943p. 115
Chapter 12 - Visiting with Eternity ... 1943-1944p. 125
Chapter 13 - Carpintero Real: Between Science and Magic ... 1985-1987p. 135
Chapter 14 - Return of the Ghost Bird? ... 1986-2002p. 147
Maps: The Collapsing Forest: Mapping the Loss of Ivory-bill Habitatp. 156
Epilogue: Hope, Hard Work, and a Crow Named Betty ... The Twenty-first Century and Beyondp. 159
Important Dates for the Protection of Birds, Especially the Ivory-billed Woodpeckerp. 165
Glossaryp. 168
Sourcesp. 171
Acknowledgmentsp. 185
Picture Creditsp. 189
Indexp. 190


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