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The Snake Charmer: A Life and Death in Pursuit of Knowledge

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2014

    Pleasantly surprised

    This is awonderful memoir of sorts plus afactual account of snakes all in one. Loved the concise writing and learned alot.

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  • Posted April 25, 2009

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    I Also Recommend:

    Man vs. Nature

    First off I'm not sure what made me pick up this book, I'm NOT a fan of snakes. But it always facinates me how far someone will go in pursuit of something that is their passion. Also the age old man vs nature scenerio is always interesting. Joe Slowinski was a snake and science lover from a very early age and he devoted his unfortunate short life to that subject. Even in his darkest hour he was relaying information to the team about what was happening not for glory but for the sake of discovery and knowledge so that if he didn't survive at least science would gain something from it. A sad but interesting story. Very informative and well written. A good read.

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    Posted December 27, 2009

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