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Providence of a Sparrow Lessons from a Life Gone to the Birds

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ISBN-10: 1400033853

ISBN-13: 9781400033850

Edition: 2004

Authors: Chris Chester

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“There’s a special providence in the fall of a sparrow.” --William Shakespeare, Hamlet B fell twenty-five feet from his nest into the life of Chris Chester. The encounter was providential for both of them. B and Chester spent hours together playing games like bottle-cap fetch or hide-and-seek. They learned “words” in each other’s vocabularies. B developed a fetish for nostrils and a dislike of the color yellow. He grew anxious if Chester came home late from work. At bedtime he would rub his sleepy eyes on Chester’s thumb and settle to sleep in his palm. Chester ended up turning part of his house into an aviary and adjusting his social life to meet B’s demands. This was a small price to…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484

Acknowledgments
B
Foundling
Flight
Balancing Act
Mind over Matter
Finches
Four Deaths
Bad Baby
Pee Wee and Seven
Don't Try This at Home
All of a Piece