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“Jacobs presents a measured and compelling yet nonlinear narrative so that readers encounter Margret's life in pieces. And it is well worth the effort to get to know her. Jacobs' incisive writing captures her characters' moods, while her graceful descriptions of the birds that inspire her protagonist illuminate the story.” —Booklist
I bought this book as a gift for a friend who is a bird lover. I have no idea what the book is avout and I just liked th title and the reviews.Published 17 months ago by Mary Z
Margret Snow is lonely and figuratively lost at sea. After the tragic loss of her husband, Charles, she loses interest in her promising job of dressing windows at her friend... Read morePublished on November 3, 2011 by eclecticreviewer
I hoped this would be a story of the life of someone who really loves birds and appreciates them. However, I found a story of a shallow woman, poorly written, jumping all over the... Read morePublished on September 25, 2009 by Laurie
Margret Snow is passionate about birds, a feeling she shares with her husband, Charles. For Margret, bird-watching represents more than an escape from her uninspiring job as a... Read morePublished on July 11, 2009 by L. Raimondo