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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
While this book may appeal to some, I was disappointed. I was halfway through the book before I realized how Margret's life changed and felt that for such a monumental change, it... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dogandponyshow
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 on April 20, 2013 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
Jacobs has written a gorgeous novel in which she deftly demonstrates how the impulse to create mingles and co-exsits with the need to grieve. Read morePublished on September 26, 2009 by Yona Zeldis McDonough
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