Among The Islands

by Tim Flannery

On Sale: 10/22/2013

Among The Islands

by Tim Flannery

On Sale: 10/22/2013

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About the Book

A Globe and Mail Best Book of 2012

Twenty-five years ago, a young Australian museum curator named Tim Flannery set out to research the fauna of the Pacific Islands. Starting with a survey of one of the most inaccessible islands in Melanesia, the young scientist found himself ghost whispering, snake wrestling and quadoi hunting, all the while in search of a small bat that turned out not to be earth-shatteringly interesting.

With accounts of discovering, naming and sometimes eating new mammal species; being thwarted or aided by local customs; and undertaking historic scientific expeditions, Flannery, now one of the world’s top environmentalists, takes us on an enthralling journey through some of the most diverse and spectacular places on earth.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443413572
  • ISBN 10: 1443413577
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 10/22/2013
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price:18.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : SCIENCE / Environmental Science (see also Chemistry / Environmental)

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