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Joanna Burger

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Joanna Burger, a distinguished professor of Biology at Rutgers, has authored two academic books on bird behavior, and has written five books for lay readers, two of which she co-authored with her husband, Muchal Gochfeld, a professor of environmental and community medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. They live in Somerset, New Jersey.

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The Parrot Who Owns Me
The Story of a Relationship
Written by Joanna Burger


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: May 14, 2002
Price: $15.00

Seventeen years ago, when she adopted a neglected, orphaned thirty-year-old parrot named Tiko, the internationally renowned ornithologist Joanna Burger entered one of the most complex relationships of her life. Sullen and hostile when he entered Dr. Burger’s home, Tiko gradually warmed up, courting her during mating season, nursing her vigilantly through... Read more >
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The Parrot Who Owns Me
The Story of a Relationship
Written by Joanna Burger


Format: eBook
Publisher: Villard
On Sale: July 3, 2001
Price: $13.99

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