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DescriptionFalcon Fever: A Falconer in the Twenty-first Century by Tim Gallagher
2008, 1st edition, 5.75" x 8.5", hardbound, dust wrapper, 326 pages.
This is the personal story of a life-long falconer captivated at an early age by the sport. Readers will easily be caught up in this smoothly flowing narrative and the sincere and candid way in which Gallagher relates his experiences. Many of the names and events described will be recognized by fellow falconers, and anyone familiar with the falconry literature will appreciate Gallagher's admiration for Frederick II of Hohenstaufen.
The book is divided into two parts, the first one describing Gallagher's early experiences and life to the age of 19. It then fast-forwards approximately 35 years almost to the present day as the author travels to Italy to follow in Frederick's footsteps. The intriguing tale told herein will make this book popular among falconers who will identify with the author, and anyone not already interested in the sport will find himself/herself eagerly wanting to read more.
You don't want to miss this one!