Chris Paparo (with Red-Tailed Hawk Emmy), Falconer, Naturalist, Conservationist
Partnering with a raptor is no easy thing -- you have to get the bird...
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Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon t...
Falconers are interested in the magic that is derived for a brief moment when a mere mortal is permitted to join forces with nature's most adept, feathered lightning bolt.
In the late '70s, you couldn't go anywhere without seeing the red cover of The Stories of John Cheever the Pulitzer Prize winning collection of the writer's stories that had been delighting readers of The New Yorker for decades.
The Strange Charms of John Cheever
The New York Review of Books
"Cheever: A Life"
by Blake Bailey
Knopf/Vintage, 770 pp., $35.00; $16.9...
I cried when I found out that John Cheever died in 1982. And now with few readers, the paradise that is Cheever's writing is at risk of being a lost paradise.
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