Those of the Gray Wind: The Sandhill Cranes, New Edition (Paperback)Paul A. Johnsgard (author,author of preface,afterword)
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Each section focuses on the interactions between children of four different American cultures and sandhill cranes, triggered by events occurring during the annual life cycle of the cranes. The story is enriched by the author's exquisite illustrations, by Zuni prayers, and by Inuit and Pueblo legends. With a new preface and afterword and a new gallery of photographs by the author, Those of the Gray Wind is a classic story of a timeless ritual that can be enjoyed for generations to come.
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Number of pages: 174
Dimensions: 203 x 133 mm
Edition: new edition
* Outdoor Press *
"Sensitively written, scientifically accurate as to the bird's habits and instincts, and gracefully illustrated."-Seattle Times
* Seattle Times *
"One doesn't have to be a naturalist to find pleasure in this brief yet highly intriguing tale of a timeless ritual."-Living Today
* Living Today *
"Many scientists and historians have written about the natural history of the Great Plains, but few so compellingly as Paul Johnsgard."-Annals of Iowa * Annals of Iowa *
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