The Birdman

Memories of Birds by Henry Douglas-Home

Publisher: Collins

Written in English
Published: Pages: 175 Downloads: 69
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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9210064M
ISBN 100002190141
ISBN 109780002190145

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Robert Stroud, in full Robert Franklin Stroud, byname Birdman of Alcatraz, (bornSeattle, Washington, U.S.—died NovemSpringfield, Missouri), American criminal, a convicted murderer who became a self-taught ornithologist during his 54 years in prison, 42 of them in solitary confinement, and made notable contributions to the.

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