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The log from the Sea of Cortez : the narrative portion of the book, Sea of Cortez (1941), by John Steinbeck and E.F. Ricketts

Author: John Steinbeck; Edward Flanders Ricketts
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1995.
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This exciting day-by-day account of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of California with biologist Ed Ricketts, drawn from the longer Sea of Cortez, is a wonderful combination of science, philosophy, and high-spirited adventure. Annotation. In 1940, Steinbeck and his friend, biologist Ed Ricketts, ventured into the Gulf of California to search for marine invertebrates along the beaches. This exciting, day-by-day account  Read more...
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Named Person: John Steinbeck; Edward Flanders Ricketts; Edward Flanders Ricketts; John Steinbeck; Edward Flanders Ricketts; John Steinbeck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck; Edward Flanders Ricketts
ISBN: 0140187448 9780140187441
OCLC Number: 32347383
Notes: "The narrative portion of the book, Sea of Cortez (1941), by John Steinbeck and E.F. Ricketts."
Originally published: New York : Viking, 1951.
"Appendix: About Ed Ricketts": pages 225-274.
Description: xxvii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction / Richard Astro --
Log from the Sea of Cortez --
Appendix : About Ed Rickets --
Glossary.
Other Titles: Sea of Cortez
Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; introduction by Richard Astro.
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This exciting day-by-day account of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of California with biologist Ed Ricketts, drawn from the longer Sea of Cortez, is a wonderful combination of science, philosophy, and high-spirited adventure. Annotation. In 1940, Steinbeck and his friend, biologist Ed Ricketts, ventured into the Gulf of California to search for marine invertebrates along the beaches. This exciting, day-by-day account of their trip, drawn from the longer work, Sea of Cortez, is a wonderful combination of science, philosophy, and high-speed adventure that provides a fascinating portrait of Steinbeck and Ricketts.

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