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    DescriptionFans of Gerard Durrell's beloved classic My Family and Other Animals and other accounts of his lifelong fascination with members of the animal kingdom will rejoice at The Whispering Land. The sequel to A Zoo in My Luggage, this is the story of how Durrell and his wife's zoo-building efforts at England's Jersey Zoo led them and a team of helpers on an eight-month safari in Argentina to look for South American specimens. Through windswept Patagonian shores and tropical forests in Argentina, from ocelots to penguins, fur seals to parrots, Durrell captures the landscape and its inhabitants with his signature charm and humor.


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    Title
    The Whispering Land
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gerald Malcolm Durrell, Illustrated by Ralph Thompson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 235
    Width: 119 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 23 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143037088
    ISBN 10: 0143037080
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 560
    BIC subject category V2: WNC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    Ingram Theme: CULT/LATAME
    Ingram Subject Code: NA
    Libri: I-NA
    BISAC V2.8: NAT037000, NAT024000
    B&T Approval Code: A63010000
    DC21: 590.73
    BISAC V2.8: NAT001000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: A2
    DC22: 590.73
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: QL239 .D87 2006
    LC subject heading: ,
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Penguin USA
    Publication date
    30 May 2006
    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
    "Animals come close to being Durrell's best friends. . . . He writes about them with style, verve, and humor." --Time "No one can be funnier than Mr. Durrell in relating his own adventures or the antics of the claw and paw set." --The Christian Science Monitor