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6 edition of The Cockatoo Crime found in the catalog.

The Cockatoo Crime

by Bill Knox

  • 378 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Ulverscroft Large Print .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Large type books,
  • Large Print

  • Edition Notes

    Series(Ulverscroft Large Print Series)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11233233M
    ISBN 100708920918
    ISBN 109780708920916
    OCLC/WorldCa19773972

    "This reference book on the Cockatoo family provides a comprehensive physical description of the various species of this exotic parrot. Many Cockatoo species face a perilous future, despite conservation laws governing the capture of wild cockatoos, their desirability as an avian pet spawned a worldwide trade endangering some species to the point that they face extinction"   Black Cockatoo is a vignette that follows Mia, a young Aboriginal girl as she explores the fragile connections of family and culture. Mia is a year-old girl from a remote community in the Kimberley. She is saddened by the loss of her brother as he distances himself from the family.

    The word cockatoo dates from the 17th century and is a derivation from the Malay name for these birds, “kakak tua” (meaning “older sibling”) or from the call of the white cockatoo itself. In some areas of Australia, local lore has it that the arrival of the red-tailed black cockatoo means that rain is on the way, so the birds are a. Burrows's debut book, A Siege of Bitterns, won the Crime Writers of Canada Award for Best First Novel in The idea to write fiction didn’t occur to Burrows until later in life. His master’s degree in environmental science landed him a job at Asian Geographic, where he covered wildlife news stories from around the continent.

    Most Anticipated Crime Books of , CrimeReads The new novel from award-winning author Lisa Sandlin catches up with the almost-murdered secretary Delpha Wade (The Do-Right, , set in ) as she's released from a hospital in order to be tucked into the back seat of a police cruiser. A widower whose book about coping with loss turns him into a best-selling self-help guru, falls for the hotel florist where his seminar is given, only to learn that he hasn't yet truly confronted his wife's passing. Director: Brandon Camp | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Aaron Eckhart, Dan Fogler, John Carroll Lynch. Votes: 30, | Gross: $M.


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Along with the Psittacoidea (true parrots) and the Strigopoidea (New Zealand parrots), they make up the order Psittaciformes (parrots).The name cockatoo comes from the Malay name for these birds, kaka(k)tua, via the Dutch kaketoe.

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