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The Ravenmaster : my life with the ravens at the Tower of London / Christopher Skaife, Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London.

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  • 4 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 942.15 SKA (Text) 36803001067961 NONFIC Checked out 10/31/2018
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora 942.15 SKA (Text) 50825010742624 Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 942.15 SKA (Text) 33187004461303 Nonfiction Checked out 11/06/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 942.15 SKA (Text) 34330513287301 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Checked out 11/12/2018
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library 942.1 SKA (Text) 70621000219937 Adult - New Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Skaife (Text) 31208912597731 new non-fiction Reshelving -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 942.15 SKAIFE CHRISTOPHER (Text) 30402004724557 NEW NON-FICTION Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting On order (Text) WHTNG9780374113346 on-order On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374113346
  • ISBN: 0374113343
  • Physical Description: viii, 241 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Maps on end papers.
Formatted Contents Note:
Silhouette -- Ravenmaster -- The rules -- Roll call -- Bird life -- Tower Green -- Biscuits and blood -- The menagerie -- Black birds -- The raven spreads his wings -- The great escape -- Resistance to interrogation -- Citizens of the world -- Double hatting -- The story -- Application -- Speaking in Ravenish -- Bird brains -- Ravenology -- The legend of the ravens at the Tower -- Blood swept lands and seas of red -- My mistress' eyes are raven black -- Birds and books -- Death and the raven -- The ghosts of my life -- And so to bed -- Great traditions -- Sentinels of the White Tor -- Rising above.
Summary, etc.:
"A narrative by the Tower of London's official Ravenmaster about what it's like to live among the ravens at England's most famous national monument, woven together with insight from folklore, history, and contemporary behavioral science about this unusual bird"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Skaife, Christopher, 1965-
Yeomen Warders > Biography.
Tower of London (London, England)
Ravens > England.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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