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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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  • 10 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 942.15 SKA (Text) 36803001067961 NONFIC Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 942.15 SKA (Text) 840191002530103 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/27/2018
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Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon 921 SKAIFE (Text) 36825000894293 Non-Fiction Available -
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Peabody PL - Columbia City LEASED NON-FICTION 942.15 SKAIFE (Text) 30403002337749 Adult - Non-Fiction Bestseller Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library 942.1 SKA (Text) 70621000219937 Adult - New Checked out 12/26/2018
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Skaife (Text) 31208912597731 new non-fiction In transit -
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Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Map 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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