“Today is New Year’s Day, the first day of the new millennium and I have a flight to catch. I have volunteered to spend a month in the Galapagos helping scientists study volcanoes. They flew on the same flight last year, the DAY of the great Y2K meltdown panic. To fly on a South American airline on that day would seem to tempt fate, even for a volcanologist...”
Darwin Country spans literary styles of adventure travel, nature and satire. In the grip of a mid-life crisis, the author voyages from a world where Hollywood stars live in “environmental black holes” on private beaches to one where endangered wildlife shows no fear of man.
The Galapagos once again become the epicenter for a clash of beliefs. Frank’s search catapults him from the cult religions of his California youth to the edge of science. Not for the faint of heart searching for a “page turner,” Darwin Country is full of biting commentary and humor, a physical and philosophical roller coaster.
Darwin sailed to the Galapagos in search of answers, and found a few, but left some niggling questions as well. Frank re-traces his steps to pick up the trail...
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