Download PDF by Katherine Govier: Creation

By Katherine Govier

ISBN-10: 0679311823

ISBN-13: 9780679311829

ISBN-10: 1585674109

ISBN-13: 9781585674107

In this atmospheric and spell binding novel, Katherine Govier tells the tale of the world's maximum dwelling chook artist as he eventually knows the anomaly embedded in his artwork: that the act of construction can also be an act of destruction.

Running steps prior to the bailiff, alternately praised and reviled, John James Audubon set himself the audacious job of drawing, from nature, each poultry in North the United States. the end result used to be his masterpiece, The Birds of the United States. In June 1833, partway via his venture, he enlisted his son, Captain Bayfield of the Royal military, and a celebration of younger gents to set sail for nesting grounds no ornithologist had ever obvious, within the treacherous passage among Newfoundland and Labrador. construction explores the fast, stormy summer time all through which the captain turned the artist's foil, measuring stick, and the recipient of his long-held secrets and techniques. it truly is an exploration of that fateful excursion, a probing and imaginitive narrative that fills in a niche within the visionary naturalist's well-documented life.

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