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Breaking through : essays, journals, and travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Author: Edward Flanders Ricketts; Katharine A Rodger
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 20 essays by Edward Ricketts, the marine biologist, would-be philosopher and famous friend, collaborator, and muse of John Steinbeck.

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A collection of ten essays by Edward Ricketts, a man who was simultaneously a marine biologist, a would-be philosopher and a famous friend, collaborator, and muse of John Steinbeck.

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Named Person: Edward Flanders Ricketts; Edward Flanders Ricketts
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Flanders Ricketts; Katharine A Rodger
ISBN: 0520247043 9780520247048
OCLC Number: 61278512
Description: xix, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Forward to the 1925 Pacific Biological Laboratories Catalog --
"Zoological introduction" To Between Pacific Tides --
"The philosophy of 'breaking through'" --
"A spiritual morphology of poetry" --
"Essay on non-teleological thinking" --
"Verbatim transcription of notes of Gulf of California trip, March-April 1940" --
"Thesis and materials for a script on Mexico" --
"Outline and conspectus" for a book on the Mandated Islands --
"Transcript of summer 1945 and 1946 notes based on trips to the Outer Shores, West Coast of Vancouver Island, Queen Charlotte Islands, and so on" --
"Investigator blames industry, nature for shortage."
Responsibility: edited by Katharine A. Rodger ; foreword by Susan F. Beegel.
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