Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research

Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research

by John Steinbeck, Edward F. Ricketts
     
 

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The collaboration of two friends-one a novelist, one a novelist, one a marine biologist-produced a volume in which fascinating popular science is woven into a narrative of man's dreams, his ideals, and his accomplishments through the centuries. Sea of Cortez is one of those rare books that are all things to all readers. Actually the record of a brief

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The collaboration of two friends-one a novelist, one a novelist, one a marine biologist-produced a volume in which fascinating popular science is woven into a narrative of man's dreams, his ideals, and his accomplishments through the centuries. Sea of Cortez is one of those rare books that are all things to all readers. Actually the record of a brief collecting expedition in the lonely GUlf of California, it will be science to the scientist, philosophy to the philosopher, and to the average man an adventure in living and thinking.

Sea of Cortez is a book to be read and remembered on two levels. It is a journey through a remote and beautiful corner of the world, a diary filled with the daily excitements and triumphs of skillful and energetic men. It is also an invitation to see the world anew from a fresh vantage point and perhaps with a broader and more understanding spirit.

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ISBN-13:
9780143117216
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/08/2009
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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