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Wild thoughts from wild places

Author: David Quammen
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1998.
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For the past two decades, David Quammen has followed winding trails and fresh lines of thought through the world's outback.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quammen, David, 1948-
Wild thoughts from wild places.
New York : Scribner, c1998
(OCoLC)605422137
Named Person: David Quammen; David Quammen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Quammen
ISBN: 0684835096 9780684835099
OCLC Number: 37475086
Description: 304 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The river: Synecdoche and the trout --
Time and tide on the Ocoee River --
Vortex --
Only connect --
Grabbing the loop --
The city: The white tigers of Cincinnati --
To live and die in L.A. --
Reaction wood --
Superdove on 46th Street --
Before the fall --
The mountains: Pinhead secrets --
The keys to kingdom come --
Karl's sense of snow --
The trees cry out on Currawong Moor --
The big turn --
Eat of this flesh --
The heart: The swallow that hibernates underwater --
Trinket from Aru --
Bagpipes for Ed --
Point of attachment --
Voice part for a duet --
Love in the age of relativity --
Strawberries under ice.
Responsibility: David Quammen.

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