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Book Cover
ebook
Author Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
Title Sea of Cortez
The log from the Sea of Cortez [ebook] / John Steinbeck ; introduction by Richard Astro
Publisher New York : Penguin Books, 1995
Descript 1 online resource (xxvii, 288 pages) : illustrations
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Series Penguin classics
Penguin classics
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
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages xxv-xxvi) and index
Contents Introduction by Richard Astro -- Suggestions for further reading --Note on the text -- Map -- Log from the Sea of Cortez -- Appendix -- Glossary -- Index
Subject Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 -- Travel -- Mexico -- California, Gulf of
Ricketts, Edward Flanders, 1897-1948 -- Travel -- Mexico -- California, Gulf of
Marine invertebrates -- Mexico -- California, Gulf of
California, Gulf of (Mexico) -- Description and travel
Marine Biology.
Oceanography (Seas)
Geographical Discovery & Exploration.
Memoirs.
Ricketts, Edward Flanders, 1897-1948.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Marine invertebrates.
Travel.
Pacific Ocean -- Gulf of California.
Electronic books
Downloadable file
Alt Author Ricketts, Edward Flanders, 1897-1948
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9781440666520
1440666520
9781440674044
1440674043
9781440672163
1440672164
9780141190778
0141190779

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