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WILLIAMS, H.: Sacred Elephant (Unabridged)

    

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WILLIAMS, H.: Sacred Elephant (Unabridged)

Sacred Elephant is a moving portrayal of the world’s largest land-living mammal. The poem explores the life of elephants in their natural habitat and in captivity, and details their relentless destruction at the hands of man. Evocatively read by the author, the poem is accompanied by a second disc containing a fascinating compilation of facts and figures from elephant history. Sensitively underscored with classical music.



Disc 1

  Sacred Elephant
1.   Wisdom 00:01:40
2.   'Good Public Relations' 00:03:49
3.   Characteristics 00:03:56
4.   Birth And Life Within The Community 00:03:32
5.   Rogues 00:01:48
6.   Death And Burial 00:05:47
7.   Elephants And Man 00:02:32
8.   The Lord Of Creation 00:03:25
9.   'A Newer, Shabbier Religion' 00:02:20
10.   'Knick - Knacks' 00:03:00
11.   In Captivity 00:04:38
12.   Retaliation 00:04:21
13.   Sacrifice 00:01:26
14.   Memories 00:01:19
15.   Fate 00:04:54


Disc 2

  Sacred Elephant
1.   Evolution 00:12:40
2.   Behaviour 00:09:01
3.   Instinct 00:04:26
4.   Intellect 00:08:56
5.   Communication 00:03:18
6.   Procreation And Protection 00:07:31
7.   Death 00:02:20
8.   Captive 00:05:50
9.   The Hunted 00:05:47
10.   The Spoils 00:05:10
11.   Comment 00:04:45

Total Playing Time: 01:58:11






Author(s):
Williams, Heathcote

Reader(s):
Burton, Harry; Webster, Caroline; Williams, Heathcote

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Poetry

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: NA209712

Barcode: 0730099009720

Physical Release: 03/1996

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