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The Resource The boilerplate rhino : nature in the eye of the beholder, David Quammen

The boilerplate rhino : nature in the eye of the beholder, David Quammen

Label
The boilerplate rhino : nature in the eye of the beholder
Title
The boilerplate rhino
Title remainder
nature in the eye of the beholder
Statement of responsibility
David Quammen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quammen, David
Dewey number
508
Index
index present
LC call number
QH81
LC item number
.Q17 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural history
  • Nature
Label
The boilerplate rhino : nature in the eye of the beholder, David Quammen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-275) and index
Contents
Roadkill on the highway of time: Rattlesnake passion -- The narcotic of empire -- Hard parts -- Dubious certitudes, dauntless theories: Certainity and doubt in Baja -- Phobia and philia -- Who swims with the tuna -- Tropical passengers -- Spatula theory -- The great stinking clue -- The dope on eggs -- Flesh or fowl or what?: The cats that fly by themselves -- Local bird makes good -- One man's meat -- Either or neither -- Near sight: Beast in the mirror -- Pulpating the tumor -- Rethinking the lawn -- Half-blinded poets and birds -- Time-and-motion study -- Tricks of the light: The boilerplate rhino -- Limelight -- Gardening on Mars -- Impersonating Henry Thoreau -- God's weakness for beetles -- Limits of vision
Control code
ocm42786284
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
287 p.
Isbn
9780684837284
Lccn
99056894
System control number
  • 654798
  • (Sirsi) o42786284
  • ADF-9387
  • stmpADF-9387
Label
The boilerplate rhino : nature in the eye of the beholder, David Quammen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-275) and index
Contents
Roadkill on the highway of time: Rattlesnake passion -- The narcotic of empire -- Hard parts -- Dubious certitudes, dauntless theories: Certainity and doubt in Baja -- Phobia and philia -- Who swims with the tuna -- Tropical passengers -- Spatula theory -- The great stinking clue -- The dope on eggs -- Flesh or fowl or what?: The cats that fly by themselves -- Local bird makes good -- One man's meat -- Either or neither -- Near sight: Beast in the mirror -- Pulpating the tumor -- Rethinking the lawn -- Half-blinded poets and birds -- Time-and-motion study -- Tricks of the light: The boilerplate rhino -- Limelight -- Gardening on Mars -- Impersonating Henry Thoreau -- God's weakness for beetles -- Limits of vision
Control code
ocm42786284
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
287 p.
Isbn
9780684837284
Lccn
99056894
System control number
  • 654798
  • (Sirsi) o42786284
  • ADF-9387
  • stmpADF-9387

Library Locations

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      30.328998 -81.657873
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