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Four Wings and a Prayer

  • Paperback $15.00

    Jul 09, 2002 | 224 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Apr 13, 2011 | 224 Pages

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“Infused with love, emboldened with passion, graced with flickers of transcendence. . . . Sentence by sentence this is an exceptional book.” —The Chicago Tribune

“A charming, sophisticated, and dryly witty account of this most beguiling of insects and the engaging fold who make up its devouts.” —The Seattle Times

“Nature writing at its best. [Halpern’s] spare, direct prose gracefully weds scientific passion with poetic precision.” —The Christian Science Monitor

“Sue Halpern is hot on the trail of one of nature’s more intriguing mysteries. . . . Full of fascinating fact and conjecture delivered in clear layman’s language.” —The Boston Globe


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Author Essay

Sue Halpern’s desktop contains pages from her research journal, as well as a guide to monarch butterfly resources on the web and video clips of the author discussing the creation of Four Wings and a Prayer.

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