Gay-Neck, the Story of A Pigeon

Gay-Neck, the Story of A Pigeon

Book - 1927
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Penguin Putnam
Writing out of his own experience as a boy in India, Dhan Gopal Mukerji tells how Gay Neck's master sent his prized pigeon to serve in Word War I, and of how, because of his exceptional training and his brave heart, Gay Neck served his new masters heroically. Winner of the 1928 Newbery Medal.

Baker & Taylor
The story of the training of a carrier pigeon and its service during the First World War, revealing the bird's courageous and spirited adventures over the housetops of an Indian village, in the Himalayan Mountains, and on the French battlefield

Publisher: New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., [c1927]
ISBN: 9780525304005
Characteristics: 3 p. ., ix-xi p., 1 ., 197 p. front., illus., double plates. 22 cm


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Oct 29, 2015

This is one of the best books I have read. The writing is poetic, the story is great. The title of the book doesn't do it justice. Highly recommend for all ages including adults.


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