Gerald Durrell: The Authorised Biography download free [PDF and Ebook] by Douglas Botting

Gerald Durrell: The Authorised Biography download free [PDF and Ebook] by Douglas Botting year 2000
  • Book name: Gerald Durrell: The Authorised Biography
  • Author: Douglas Botting
  • Release date: 2000/12/11
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780006387305
  • Rating: 8.59 of 10
  • Votes: 56
  • Review by: Lailah Fusco
  • Review rating: 9.55 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/4
  • Total pages: 672
  • Includes a PDF summary of 53 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The authorised biography of the great naturalist and conservationist Gerald Durrell, who died aged seventy in January 1995 in Jersey, where he founded the zoo he'd dreamed of as a small boy and pioneered the captive breeding of animals for conservation. Gerald Durrell was a world-famous naturalist and popular author who wrote, in all, some thirty-seven immensely readable yarns, including the bestselling `My Family and Other Animals'. His other books include `Birds, Beasts and Relatives', `The Bafut Beagles' and `A Zoo in My Luggage'. Above all, he paved the way in print for the popular presentation of the natural world on television and presented twelve series himself - the early ones, of his own expeditions. Sir David Attenborough has said: `He was responsible for changing people's attitudes to zoology and changing their agenda. He showed them small animals could be as interesting as apes and elephants...He was a pioneer with a marvellous sense of humour.' His brother was the famous writer Lawrence Durrell.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 42H33M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Literary, Biography: General, Zoos & Wildlife Parks, Zoology & Animal Sciences, Wildlife: General Interest
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.37 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x192x44mm
  • Weight: 498.96g
  • Printed by: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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