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The Log From the Sea of Cortez

Steinbeck, John (Book - 1995 )
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The Log From the Sea of Cortez


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This exciting day-by-day account of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of California with biologist Ed Ricketts, drawn from the longer Sea of Cortez, is a wonderful combination of science, philosophy, and high-spirited adventure. Annotation. In 1940, Steinbeck and his friend, biologist Ed Ricketts, ventured into the Gulf of California to search for marine invertebrates along the beaches. This exciting, day-by-day account of their trip, drawn from the longer work, Sea of Cortez, is a wonderful combination of science, philosophy, and high-speed adventure that provides a fascinating portrait of Steinbeck and Ricketts.
Authors: Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
Uniform Title: Sea of Cortez
Title: The log from the Sea of Cortez
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Books,, 1995
Characteristics: xxvii, 288 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; introduction by Richard Astro
Notes: "The narrative portion of the book, Sea of Cortez (1941), by John Steinbeck and E.F. Ricketts."
Originally published: New York : Viking, 1951
"Appendix: About Ed Ricketts": p. 225-274
Contents: Introduction by Richard Astro
Suggestions for further reading
Note on the text
Map
Log from the Sea of Cortez
Appendix
Glossary
Index
Summary: This exciting day-by-day account of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of California with biologist Ed Ricketts, drawn from the longer Sea of Cortez, is a wonderful combination of science, philosophy, and high-spirited adventure. Annotation. In 1940, Steinbeck and his friend, biologist Ed Ricketts, ventured into the Gulf of California to search for marine invertebrates along the beaches. This exciting, day-by-day account of their trip, drawn from the longer work, Sea of Cortez, is a wonderful combination of science, philosophy, and high-speed adventure that provides a fascinating portrait of Steinbeck and Ricketts.
Additional Contributors: Ricketts, Edward Flanders - 1897-1948
Steinbeck, John - About Ed Ricketts - 1902-1968
ISBN: 0140187448
9780140187441
Branch Call Number: 508.3164 S819L 1995
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