The Flight of the Monarch and Other Reflections

Michel Braudeau

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The Flight of the Monarch and Other Reflections

The Flight of the Monarch and Other Reflections By Michel Braudeau The Flight of the Monarch and Other Reflections Michel Braudeau s The Flight of the Monarch and Other Reflections magically spins simple facts of nature into unforgettable tales as it suggests what a miracle it is that certain species ever manage t

  • Title: The Flight of the Monarch and Other Reflections
  • Author: Michel Braudeau
  • ISBN: 9780807615300
  • Page: 178
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Flight of the Monarch and Other Reflections By Michel Braudeau Michel Braudeau s The Flight of the Monarch and Other Reflections magically spins simple facts of nature into unforgettable tales as it suggests what a miracle it is that certain species ever manage to reproduce at all Consisting of six poetic and concise essays five of which originally appeared in Le Monde this elegantly written book demystifies the natural world by clMichel Braudeau s The Flight of the Monarch and Other Reflections magically spins simple facts of nature into unforgettable tales as it suggests what a miracle it is that certain species ever manage to reproduce at all Consisting of six poetic and concise essays five of which originally appeared in Le Monde this elegantly written book demystifies the natural world by clearly, accurately, and often humorously, conveying encyclopedic knowledge in small, unforgettable, gem like chapters Braudeau depicts the arduous, multi generational migration of the Monarch butterfly the in flight snooze of the soaring Martinet the road block that saved an entire population of toads the simultaneous birth of 8,000 wildebeests the stupid leatherback turtle that nonetheless holds the secret of eternal youth and, finally, answers the question of why we don t see that many flea circuses any He does so with obvious enjoyment, interweaving the facts of these animals lives with the economic and political realities of our world in a way that will make conservationists approve and applaud This book will appeal to a wide audience, for its masterly handling of language and content truly offers something for everyone.
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    1. GoldGato on said:

      This was a fascinating read, as the author takes the reader through sections focusing on the Monarch Butterfly, the Swift, the Gnu, the Flea, and other forms of life The book is a quick read, but it scores by taking mucho information and squaring it down so the reader simply wants to read It affected me enough that I bought some special Butterfly Weed, which is the plant most loved by the mighty Monarch Since it takes generations of Monarchs to make their incredible migration, we need to plant [...]

    2. Liz on said:

      The author achieved his goal of making the reader keen to understand and observe the natural world However, description and allegory here are obvious and the interesting information collected about these animals are not cohesively presented in the story e.g the flea This is a quick read that animal lovers who don t know much about these particular characters might enjoy If you are looking for a cohesive argument for conservation or appreciation or looking to fall in love with some of these org [...]

    3. Young on said:

      Fascinating read about the monarch butterflies, toads, leatherback turtles, fleas, gnus.

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