Item #14017 The Last Great Auk. Allan Eckert.

The Last Great Auk

Publisher: Country Book Club, 1965.
Status: Out of print
Binding: Hardcover.
Condition: Very Good / Very Good.
Pages: 191

1965. 191 pp. Country Book Club. Hardcover in very good condition. Ink stamp on dj front flap, non-authorial inscription on ffep.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.

Item #14017

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