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White heron feather

Gertrude Robinson

White heron feather

by Gertrude Robinson

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York, and London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Illustrated t.p. and lining-papers.

    Statementby Gertrude Robinson; illustrations by Erick Berry [pseud.]
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsBest, Aliena Champlin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.R566 Wh
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. l., 299, [1] p.
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6747871M
    LC Control Number30024626
    OCLC/WorldCa7521324

    WHITE HERON FEATHER by Gertrude Robinson; occasional soil spot or smudge through the book, library pocket and pastedown removed at rear "R" on the lower end of the spine and a couple of school stamps, one on the title page, and one on an additional page further in. An interesting story of a captive white settler in Maine in the late. White heron may refer to. Great egret, (Ardea alba), also known as the great white egret, common egret or white heron; Eastern great egret (Ardea alba modesta), also known as kōtuku in New Zealand "A White Heron", a short story by Sarah Orne Jewett.

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    White herons, gray herons, and egrets are seen painted in several Japanese paintings. There are several legends as well where love-sick maidens transform into spirits of white herons to dance by frozen ponds in winter. According to another legend, after the death of a . "A White Heron" paints a strong contrast between Sylvia's love for nature and the hunter's desire to tame it. Through the story of Sylvia's uncle Dan, Mrs. Tilley illustrates how nature lovers can become lost and confused when thrust into hectic urban society. Isolation.


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