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Life Everlasting

The Animal Way of Death
Heinrich, Bernd (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Life Everlasting
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"Bernd Heinrich receives a letter from a severely ill friend asking if he might have a "green burial" at Heinrich's hunting camp, and the acclaimed biologist/author sets out to explore exactly how the animal world deals with the death-to-life cycle and what we can learn from the process, both ecologically and spiritually" -- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Heinrich, Bernd, 1940-
Title: Life everlasting
the animal way of death
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2012
Characteristics: xiv, 236 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Bernd Heinrich
Contents: Small to large. Beetles that bury mice ; Sendoff for a deer ; The ultimate recycler : remaking the world
North to south. Northern winter : for the birds ; The vulture crowd
Plant undertakers. Trees of life ; Dung eaters
Watery death. Salmon death-into-life ; Other worlds
Changes. Metamorphosis into a new life and lives ; Beliefs, burials and life everlasting
Summary: "Bernd Heinrich receives a letter from a severely ill friend asking if he might have a "green burial" at Heinrich's hunting camp, and the acclaimed biologist/author sets out to explore exactly how the animal world deals with the death-to-life cycle and what we can learn from the process, both ecologically and spiritually" -- Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 0547752660
9780547752662
Branch Call Number: 591.7 H469L 2012
Subject Headings: Animal communication Animal behavior Animals Psychological aspects Animal life cycles Animals Death Animal ecology
Topical Term: Animal communication
Animal behavior
Animals
Animal life cycles
Animals
Animal ecology
LCCN: 2012010583
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Sep 03, 2014
  • Ham625 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Almost a religion. Profound.

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