The Last Great Auk

by Eckert, Allan
The Last Great Auk

The Last Great Auk

by Eckert, Allan

Format: Hardcover

Status: Out of print

Code: 14017

Condition: Used, Very Good

Dust Jacket: Very Good

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1965. 191 pp. Country Book Club. Hardcover with dust jacket, both in Very Good condition. DJ shows slight signs of aging, but is fully intact. Minor foxing on top edge. This sad and beautiful novel is a reconstruction of the great auks' last annual migrations between Eldey Island where they bred, off southwest Iceland, and South Carolina where they wintered. Mr. Eckert tells the story of the last of these birds, from his hatching and his adventures as a fledgling until as leader of the dwindling flock he returns to Eldey for the last time.

Publisher: Country Book Club

Year of Publication: 1965

Page Count: 191

Weight: 0.5 lb