The Flight of the Iguana: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature

by David Quammen | Science |
ISBN: 0684836262 Global Overview for this book
Registered by biba89 of Olst, Overijssel Netherlands on 10/9/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by biba89 from Olst, Overijssel Netherlands on Tuesday, October 09, 2007
I hardly ever buy new books, but from this Quammen guy i simply want to have everything he has written. The Amazon box arrived today. Hoorray!

Journal Entry 2 by biba89 from Olst, Overijssel Netherlands on Sunday, October 14, 2007
This David Quammen has captured my brain as well as my heart. I have learnt a whole lot from this book - about the starfish gobbling up the Great Barrier reef, about the Tohono O'odham, the desert tribe known as Papago with their metabolism wired for survival in a rythm of abundance and shortage. About the Russian submarine freeing the beluga whales with the aid of classical music - but who was the composer? And about the earthworms turning the topsoil inside out. But most of all, I admired his heart in his writing.

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