Helen Macdonald

English writer and naturalist

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English writer, naturalist, and Affiliated Research Scholar at the University of Cambridge Department of History and Philosophy of Science; winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize and Costa Book Award for H Is for Hawk

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Helen Macdonald's new book is her account of working through her grief over her father's death by adopting and training a goshawk.

Helen Macdonald: H Is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald's new book is her account of working through her grief over her father's death by adopting and training a goshawk.

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