Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research [Audiobook] download free by John Steinbeck

Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research Audiobook download free by John Steinbeck
  • Listen audiobook: Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research
  • Author: John Steinbeck
  • Release date: 2009/9/21
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780143117216
  • Rating: 7.08 of 10
  • Votes: 661
  • Review by: Zayden Mccutcheon
  • Review rating: 8.11 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/5
  • Duration: 7H37M3S in 256 kbps (119.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-11
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WAV, MPEG-4 SLS, MPEG4, FLAC, MPEG-4 DST, WMA (compression AZW4, ZIP, TZ, RAR, EML)
  • Total pages original book: 598
  • Includes a PDF summary of 51 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 39M54S (10.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The collaboration of two friends-one a novelist, one a marine biologist-produced a volume in which fascinating popular science is woven into a narrative of man's dreams, his ideals, and his accomplishments through the centuries. Sea of Cortez is one of those rare books that are all things to all readers. Actually the record of a brief collecting expedition in the lonely Gulf of California, it will be science to the scientist, philosophy to the philosopher, and to the average man an adventure in living and thinking. The teeming and wildly competitive world of the sand flats is seen in terms of history, politics, ethics, and sociology; a starfish is important, not only because it is a new variety, but because it is essential to the delicate balance of the whole region in which it is found. Steinbeck and Ricketts are the opposite of 'pure' scientists: it is not only their work that fascinates them, but the complicated and enormously exciting implications of that work. Sea of Cortez is a book to be read and remembered on two levels. It is a journey through a remote and beautiful corner of the world, a diary filled with the daily excitements and triumphs of skillful and energetic men. It is also an invitation to see the world anew from a fresh vantage point and perhaps with a broader and more understanding spirit.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel Writing, Biology, Life Sciences, Marine Biology, Guidebooks
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 29.27 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x211x38mm
  • Weight: 544g
  • Printed by: The Penguin Press
  • Published in: New York, United States

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