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Last chance to see : in the footsteps of Douglas Adams

Author: Mark Carwardine; Stephen Fry
Publisher: London : Collins, 2009.
Series: TV tie-in books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A groundbreaking, humourous and extraordinary adventure to find the rarest creatures on Earth. In the 1980s celebreated writer Douglas Adams teamed up with zoologist Mark Carwardine in search of some of the world's most threatened animals. 20 years later Adam's great friend Stephen Fry is going back to see if the animals still exist.
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Named Person: Mark Carwardine; Stephen Fry; Mark Carwardine; Stephen Fry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Carwardine; Stephen Fry
ISBN: 9780007290727 0007290721 9780099536796 009953679X
OCLC Number: 782039656
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 320 pages : color illustrations, color portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Traveling Case for a Seal --
Danger: Rebels Coming --
Bits of Other Animals --
Dear Old Ralph --
Poisoned Dagger --
Singing the Blues.
Series Title: TV tie-in books.
Responsibility: written & photographed by Mark Carwardine ; foreword by Stephen Fry.

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'Douglas Adams' genius was in using comedy to make serious points about the world' IndependentAfter years of reflecting on the absurdities of life on other planets, Douglas Adams teamed up with  Read more...

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"In every case, the presence and personality of the endangered animals rise off the page - even when the authors don't manage to find them. The writing may be witty, but this book is a sobering Read more...

 
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