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Author Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956-

Title Among the islands / Tim Flannery.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, [2012]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  919.04 FLA    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  919.04 FLA    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  919 FLA    AVAILABLE
 Wilmington PL Adult Non Fiction - WLBB-2  919.04 FLA    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  919 FLA    AVAILABLE
Description 246 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: Melbourne : Text Pub., 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-238) and index.
Contents In the realm of the Sunbird. Woodlark, the wandering isle ; Arrival of the Snake Man ; Alcester, the lonely isle ; Goodenough not near enough ; Island of Lepers -- Bismarck's Isles. Manus ; New Ireland, and travelling in time -- The Solomon Islands. Guadalcanal : emperor, king, and Little Pig ; Probing towards the summit ; Makira's mysterious rat ; Malaita ; The face never seen ; Poncelet's Giant and the last great forest -- Fiji and New Caledonia. Bats at the limit ; Fiji's Garden Isle ; Nouvelle Calédonie ; the mystery of Mont Panié.
Summary A scientist credited with discovering more species than Darwin recounts the first major trips of his career, several expeditions to often remote Pacific islands where he found amazing animals, harsh weather, strange local taboos, and dense jungle.
Subject Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956- -- Travel -- Islands of the Pacific.
Zoology -- Islands of the Pacific.
Animals -- Islands of the Pacific.
Adventure and adventurers -- Islands of the Pacific -- Biography.
Islands of the Pacific -- Description and travel.
Cover Title Among the islands : adventures in the Pacific
ISBN 9780802120403 : $25.00

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