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    DescriptionPart coming-of-age autobiography and part nature guide, Gerald Durrell's dazzling sequel to My Family and Other Animals is based on his boyhood on Corfu, from 1933 to 1939. Originally published in 1969 but long out of print, Birds, Beasts, and Relatives is filled with charming observations, amusing anecdotes, boyhood memories, and childlike wonder.

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    Birds, Beasts, and Relatives
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gerald Malcolm Durrell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 192 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    ISBN 13: 9780142004401
    ISBN 10: 0142004405

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T General Subject: 560
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    BISAC V2.8: NAT037000
    B&T Approval Code: A19242000, A60320000
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    DC22: 508.495/5
    LC classification: QH151 .D78 2004
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Penguin Books
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books
    Publication date
    29 June 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Gerald Durrell was born in Jamshedpur, India, in 1925. A student of zoology, he founded the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust on the Channel Island of Jersey. His other books include A Zoo in My Luggage and The Whispering Land (both available from Penguin).
    Review quote
    A delightful book full of simple, well-known things: cicadas in the olive groves, lamp fishing at night, the complexities of fish and animals?but, above all, childhood molded by these things and intimately recalled in middle age. ("The New York Times Book Review")