Fifty-two years after the pink-headed duck was last seen in the wild, Rory Nugent set off for India in search of this rarest of birds. In Calcutta he prowled the fowl market, where a few of the ducks used to appear every hunting season.
rory gives an overview of the book:
Rory Nugent is an explorer, but not the usual kind. His work takes inventory of the more neglected shelves in the communal warehouse, those stacks riddled with deep shadows due to traditions, cultures and ideas gone missing and about to go missing. He has published numerous...