An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman

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About the author:
John Stokes was born in New Albany, Mississippi, the same birthplace as William Faulkner. He spent the first ten years of his life in Meridian, Mississippi. He lived a short period of time in Nashville, then moved to Memphis, eventually back to the Nashville area, then to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Lompoc and Ventura, California. He now resides outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee with his wife, Dale. He has been involved with hang gliding since 1975 and has worked with birds since 1977.

An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman

How I Helped a One-winged Eagle Fly Again

Authored by John L Stokes
Edition: 1

This is an incredible true story about a man who wields his visceral passion for birds and flight that ultimately leads to giving a one-winged Bald Eagle a second chance to fly. Follow John Stokes as he takes you down the remarkable path of his life, from his early fascination with sparrows to later establishing a bird rehabilitation program where he meets Osceola, the eagle that changes his life. Learn about John's influences and events that lead to his goal to work with eagles. The reader will feel John's heartbreak, disappointment and eventual triumph as he returns Osceola to the sky in their historic hang gliding flights.

Publication Date:
0615833241 / 9780615833248
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Biography & Autobiography / Environmentalists & Naturalists

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