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The windward road : adventures of a naturalist on remote Caribbean shores

Author: Archie Carr
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"When it was originally published in 1956, The Windward Road helped set in motion a movement to protect sea turtles that spread throughout the world and remains strong today. Archie Carr's unmatched nature writing, accessible to experienced naturalists and laypersons alike, explores some of nature's darkest mysteries with humor and much delight. His captivating stories of exploring the Caribbean while researching  Read more...
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Named Person: Archie Carr; Archie Carr
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Archie Carr
ISBN: 0813044847 9780813044842
OCLC Number: 812068698
Notes: This edition originally published: Tallahassee: University Presses of Florida, ©1979. With new foreword.
Includes index.
Description: lii, 258, viii pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Lists of illustrations --
Foreword to the revised edition --
Foreword to the 1979 edition --
Preface to the 1979 edition --
Preface to the 1956 edition --
The riddle of the ridley --
The windward road --
The lively petes of Parque Vargas --
Tortuguero --
The black beach --
The paradox frog --
The mouths of the bull --
Tiger bogue --
The captains --
The passing of the fleet.
Responsibility: Archie Carr.

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Originally published in 1956, The Windward Road helped set in motion a movement to protect sea turtles that spread throughout the world and remains strong today. Archie Carr's unmatched style of  Read more...

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