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<DIV>For the past several years, on a farm north of San Francisco, the celebrated writer Alice Walker has diligently cared for a flock of chickens. Over time, her blossoming relationship with her girls” became a source of inspiration, strength, and spiritual discovery, and helped Walker connect more profoundly with her own past as a girl in rural Georgia. Walker has recorded this journey in <I>The Chicken Chronicles,</I> an extraordinary document of personal discovery, political commitment, and the joys of relating to<BR>animals.<br><BR>Each of Walker’s thirty-eight chronicles addresses her girls” directly, sometimes from the intimate proximity of her yard, other times at a great distance, from her journeys to Bali and Dharamsala as a witness and activist for peace and justice. By turns uplifting and heartbreaking, <I>The Chicken Chronicles</I> is a new treat for Walker fans, a powerful touchstone for anyone seeking a deeper connection with the natural world, and a celebration of chickens everywhere!<BR></DIV>