A Zoo in My Luggage

A Zoo in My Luggage

by Gerald Malcolm Durrell
     
 

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The true and hilarious story of how Gerald Durrell and his wife set up their own zoo.

Journeying to the Cameroons he and his wife, helped by the renowned Fon of Bafut, managed to collect "plenty beef." Their difficulties began when they found themselves back at home, with Cholmondely the chimpanzee, Bug-eye the bush-baby, and other founder-members...and nowhere to

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The true and hilarious story of how Gerald Durrell and his wife set up their own zoo.

Journeying to the Cameroons he and his wife, helped by the renowned Fon of Bafut, managed to collect "plenty beef." Their difficulties began when they found themselves back at home, with Cholmondely the chimpanzee, Bug-eye the bush-baby, and other founder-members...and nowhere to put them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780670797066
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
10/27/1960
Product dimensions:
20.00(w) x 20.00(h) x 20.00(d)

Meet the Author

Gerald Durrell was born in Jamshedpur, India, in 1925. A student of zoology, he founded the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust on the Channel Island of Jersey. His other books include A Zoo in My Luggage and The Whispering Land (both available from Penguin).

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