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by Stuart Harrison

eBook The Snow Falcon download ISBN: 0002258862
Author: Stuart Harrison
Publisher: St. Martin's Press; Library Ed edition (1999)
Language: English
Pages: 368
ePub: 1207 kb
Fb2: 1825 kb
Rating: 4.4
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: Contemporary

Stuart Harrison grew up in England, but now lives in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. This version of The Snow Falcon has been completely rewritten and revised for release in 2013 as both a print book and ebook.

Stuart Harrison grew up in England, but now lives in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. A new novel, The Flyer, has also been released. Set before and during the First World War in England and France, the story is about the relationships between three people.

The Snow Falcon has been added to your Cart. Though it contains substitute ingredients, New Zealander Harrison's first novel sticks close to the recipe for success that made The Horse Whisperer a bestseller. Take one wounded animal (a falcon), one emotionally scarred child (Jamie Baker, who hasn't spoken since witnessing his father's death in a hunting accident) and one lonely, attractive woman (Susan, Jamie's mother).

About Stuart Harrison: I was born in 1958 in Northamptonshire, England. See if your friends have read any of Stuart Harrison's books. Three were universally rejected until The Snow Falcon was bought by publishers in sixteen countries in 1999 and went on to become a bestseller

About Stuart Harrison: I was born in 1958 in Northamptonshire, England. Three were universally rejected until The Snow Falcon was bought by publishers in sixteen countries in 1999 and went on to become a bestseller. At the time I was living in England again and during the next few years lived in Ireland and Australia before returning to New Zealand where I now live with my family in the Bay Of Islands.

He kept it out back, but the smell was ingrained. For a few moments they were both thinking about the past. You spent a lot of time in here, didn’t you?. Yes, I did, Did you get on with him? Your dad, I mean?. There was a genuine curiosity in Carl’s tone. Michael supposed people wondered why he hadn’t come back for his dad’s funeral, why he’d never sold the house or the store, why he’d never returned after his mother’s death

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Author: Stuart Harrison ISBN 10: 0002258161. Title: The Snow Falcon Item Condition: used item in a very good condition. First time novelist Stuart Harrison was born in England and then emigrated to New Zealand, where he worked in marketing. He is married with one child. Used-like N : The book pretty much look like a new book. Read full description. See details and exclusions. Country of Publication.

The falcon shifted uneasily, sensing danger. Far below, a figure crossed the open snow. He was a mile away, a solitary blemish against a vast white landscape. He carried a rifle slung over his shoulder and the deep tracks he made led back towards the trees. He shielded his eyes against the glare of the sun and then, after a moment, he walked on. Instinct made the falcon wary of him.

A wounded falcon sparks a romance in northern Canada. It is shot down by a hunter who has been promised two thousand dollars by a taxidermist, but is saved by Michael Somers, a former convict. As he nurses the bird to health he attracts the attention of a mute boy, then his widowed mother, Susan Baker, and love follows.

A magnificent gyrfalcon, soaring in the air over rocky cliffs, is winged by a hunter and falls to earth wounded. A noteworthy literary debut set in the majestic snow-covered spruce forests of the Pacific Northwest. When a gyrfalcon is wounded by a hunter, she is rescued and taken to a nearby farmhouse where she forever changes the lives of her savior and those he comes to love.

A novel of romantic suspense, set on the beautiful Greek island of Ithaca, from the author of STILL WATER and THE SNOW FALCON.

Comments: (7)
I have recommended this book to friends and have read it at least three times. It is one of those unique books that brings together the rehabilitation of a wild animal (as Cormac McCarthy did in one of his books in the border trilogy) and the protagonist's own restoration. The GyrFalcon is indeed one of those amazing symbols that crosses over the barriers of history. I had a personal encounter with a pair of Snow Falcons in northern New Hampshire several years ago and found them to be fierce, and large, predators. This book deserves the highest recommendations.
I had never heard of this falcon before. She almost took on human form as you see the relationship between Michael and Cully (the snow falcon) develop. It's a lesson about relationships failing and new ones beginning, lives changing and all the while an ExConvict preparing the snow falcon for his homeward bound flight with the help of a young emotionally challenged boy. I recommend it highly!
I really enjoyed this book, both from the information I learned about gryfalcons as well as the character development of the primary characters. It had all I look for in a story that kept me turning pages until the end. There were surprises along the way that also contributed to it being better than a lot of books I've read recently. Well done Mr. Harrison!
The scenes describing the landscape and the falcon are the strength of the book, at times almost lyrical The plot regarding the human characters is a little weaker and pretty predictable. Overall it's a good read with interesting facts about falconry.
This well written book utilizes a falcon as a metaphor for how we can free ourselves from the inevitable traumas in our lives. The book captures the reader's interest from the first page to the last. I highly recommend this novel.
I really love this book, and have lent it to others, who have the same opinion. It is heartwarming, compassionate and well written. It made me realize how we often don't understand the parents, who have all had their heartbreaks, and disappointments, and how precious the wildlife is. To return a beautiful bird like that, to its habitat, and its freedom, was beautifully described. If a book can teach us life lessons, it has more than exceeded any expectations we may have had, in choosing to read it.
A wonderful read maybe a little graphic for children but if parent read, some parts towards the end maybe lessened.
I enjoyed the gentle handling of this story and the way the author weaves the bonding of a man, a boy and a regal falcon into a healing for each of them. I would definitely recommend everyone read this book.