The Kindness of Birds

Merlinda Bobis

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    Abstract

    An oriole sings to a dying father. A bleeding-heart dove saves the day. A crow wakes a woman’s resolve. Owls help a boy endure isolation. Cockatoos attend the laying of the dead. Always there are birds in these linked stories that pay homage to kindness and the kinship among women and the planet. From Australia to the Philippines, across cultures and species, kindness inspires resilience amidst loss and grief. Being together ignites resistance against violence. We pull through in the company of others.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationAustralia
    PublisherSpinifex Press
    Number of pages241
    ISBN (Print)9781925950304
    Publication statusPublished - 2021

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