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The Silent Sky

The Incredible Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

by Allan Eckert

  • 175 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Backinprint.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9785175M
    ISBN 100595089631
    ISBN 109780595089635
    OCLC/WorldCa51337745

    Drifting slowly through the silent sky. I thought of all the highways we had traveled, Remembered all the rivers we had crossed, But I couldn’t seem to find One face I’d left behind, Or a single sight of land I had lost. And I thought of all the people I knew once, All passengers or prisoners of life, When I saw my son sucking on the nipple.   Film Review: ‘The Silence of the Sky’ Rising Brazilian talent Marco Dutra's stylish thriller investigates a phobic man's crisis when his wife keeps her rape a secret from him.

      “Silent Sky” opens Friday at the theater. Perseverance Theatre’s latest play tells the story of both literal stars and women who deserve to be stars for their contributions to astronomy. “Silent Sky,” which toys with notions of time and space and ends with a flourish that recalls Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop,” is that rare play that finds the delicate balance between.

    Lauren Gunderson (born February 5, ) is an American playwright, screenwriter, and short story author, born in currently lives in San Francisco, where she teaches son is currently recognized as America's most produced living playwright.   Silent Sky: Drama. By Lauren ed by Meredith h Feb. 9. TheatreWorks, Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, Castro St., Mountain View. Two hours. $$


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Eckert's account is impeccable. Telling this story in novel form enriches the emotional 5/5(21). Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Lauren Gunderson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Lauren Gunderson (Author) out of 5 stars 16 ratings.5/5(13). The Silent Sky book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In novel form, the book is much more than the simple account of the /5.

Her Silent Heart and the Open Sky. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Her Silent Heart and the Open Sky (Paperback) M Buchman. Published by Buchman Bookworks, Inc., United States () ISBN Silent Sky is one of those powerful plays that evokes emotion even when read rather than performed.

I enjoyed the story, characters, and setting and finished the read through in one sitting, not wanting to put it /5. THE STORY: When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea.

Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who calculates projects in “girl hours” and has no time for the women’s probing theories.4/5(1). Silent Sky captures the essence of being female and a scientist during a time when it was considered paradoxical to be both.

In addition to Henrietta, her real life colleagues Williamina Fleming and Annie Jump Cannon play supportive and occasionally sassy roles. Fleming, a Scotswoman and former maid to observatory director Edward Pickering, is.

Synopsis. Silent Sky tells the true story of Henrietta Leavitt, the astronomer ahead of her time. It isand Henrietta has the opportunity to work at Harvard University as a human computer, one of Dr. Edward Pickering’s “harem,” mapping the stars but receiving no scientific credit.

SILENT SKY. By Lauren Gunderson America’s most popular modern playwright. When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea, and instead must chart the stars for a renowned astronomer.

In her free time, while she attempts to measure the light. Soon to be a major television event from Pascal Pictures, starring Tom Holland.

Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the USA Today and #1 Amazon Charts bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours. Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the s: 33K.

Books and plays. Lauren Gunderson wrote a play, Silent Sky, which followed Leavitt's journey from her acceptance at Harvard to her death. George Johnson wrote a biography, Miss Leavitt's Stars, which showcases the triumphs of women's progress in science through the story of Leavitt. Robert Burleigh wrote the biography Look Up!.

Dramatists Play Service, one of the premier play-licensing and theatrical publishing agencies in the world, was formed in to foster national opportunities for playwrights by publishing affordable editions of their plays and handling the performance rights to these works.

DPS offers an extensive list of titles that includes many of the most significant plays of the past century. In what I have learned from this incredible book, it really is a silent sky out there today compared to just over a century ago. Anyone with an interest in American History and the environment just has to read this book.

Eckert, as a writer and researcher is truly gifted. 26 people found this helpful. Helpful. _The Silent Sky_ (aka _Out of the Silent Sky_, aka _The Rule of the Door_, ) is a collection of nine stories from the fifties and early sixties.

Many of the tales are a touch predictable. None are classics. But I would rate six stories as "good" and three stories as "excellent"/5(2). Silent Sky Charged with defending a woman who has already confessed to poisoning her famous televangelist husband, Seattle attorney, Reina Dessiner, soon finds herself battling for her own life, through the streets and skies of the Pacific : Pemulwuy Weeatunga.

Silent Sky. by Lauren Gunderson. April 5 – J With warm-hearted wit and infectious joy, Silent Sky tells the riveting true story of Henrietta Leavitt, a pioneering scientist in an age when women couldn’t even e not being allowed to touch a telescope, Henrietta and her coworkers at the Harvard Observatory made ground-breaking discoveries about the universe that are.

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Books, Toys, Games and much : Lauren Gunderson. I loved her other books, and loved this bittersweet, little novella, This Quiet Sky. It centers around a sixteen-year-old girl, Sarah, who attends a one-room schoolhouse in There she meet Tucker O'Shay, the boy who rocks her world; who heightens her dreams/5().

This offering is a nice copy of The Silent Sky, The Incredible Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon (a novel with many, many facts) which was written by Allan W. Eckert. The book was published by Landfall Press in and appears to be a First Edition though it is not specifically stated as such.

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Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains Rating: % positive.Click to read more about The Silent Sky: The Incredible Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon by Allan W.

Eckert. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(3).SILENT SKY ACT ONE Scene 1 The late evening sky outside Henrietta and Margaret’s father’s rural Massachusetts church — about A ruddy sun sets on Henrietta — a fiercely smart woman, curious, energetic, spilling over her own traditionalism.

Dressed primly and warmly, she points to the sky above her. HENRIETTA. Heaven’s up there.