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Pandora's garden : kudzu, cockroaches, and other misfits of ecology

Author: Clinton Crockett Peters
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Crux (Athens, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pandora's Garden profiles invasive or unwanted species in the natural world and examines how our treatment of these creatures sometimes parallels in surprising ways how we treat each other. Part essay, part nature writing, part narrative nonfiction, the chapters in Pandora's Garden are like the biospheres of the globe; as the successive chapters unfold, they blend together like ecotones, creating a microcosm of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Peters, Clinton Crockett.
Pandora's garden.
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017058470
(OCoLC)1005892605
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clinton Crockett Peters
ISBN: 9780820353210 0820353213
OCLC Number: 1112670806
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 158 pages)
Contents: Prologue: Seagulled --
The miracle vine --
Rabbits and convicts --
Beasts on the street --
Wildlife of unknown status --
The Texas snow monkeys --
Uncle shark --
The Limbic System roundup --
Becoming mascot --
Water bugs: a story of absolution --
A passage of birds --
The color of tarsiers --
The carp experience --
Recycle prairie dogs --
Evolving the monster: a history of Godzilla --
The great story of the stinking cedar in the Garden of Eden --
Epilogue: the genealogy of extinction.
Series Title: Crux (Athens, Ga.)
Responsibility: Clinton Crockett Peters.

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Profiles invasive or unwanted species in the natural world and examines how our treatment of these creatures sometimes parallels in surprising ways how we treat each other. Part essay, part nature  Read more...

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