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Swans of the world

Sylvia Bruce Wilmore

Swans of the world

by Sylvia Bruce Wilmore

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swans

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSylvia Bruce Wilmore ; with 8 plates and numerous line drawings by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.A52 W54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5110787M
    ISBN 100715362887
    LC Control Number74183312

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    Get this from a library! Swans. [Dafila Scott] -- A detailed reference to swans, from the appearances of swans in myth to their ecology and life history. Describes all eight varieties of swans and relates their worldwide distribution, population. An exceptional tribute to three generations of courageous and articulate Chinese women: the grandmother, born in into a still feudal society; the mother, a Communist official and then ``enemy of the people''; and the daughter, the author, raised during the reactionary Cultural Revolution, then sent abroad in , when the story ends, to study in England, where she now, at serves.


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