A Desert Bestiary: Folklore, Literature, and Ecological Thought from the World's Dry Places
Following the model of the medieval Latin bestiaries, Gregory McNamee has written a book at once naturalistic, folkloristic, and literary, made up of short essays on forty-three animals of the world's desert
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