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The Resource My family and other animals, Gerald Durrell ; with an afterword by Peter J.S. Olney

My family and other animals, Gerald Durrell ; with an afterword by Peter J.S. Olney

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My family and other animals
Title
My family and other animals
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Gerald Durrell ; with an afterword by Peter J.S. Olney
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Language
eng
Summary
This book is an autobiographical account of five years in the childhood of naturalist Gerald Durrell when he lived with his family lived on the island of Corfu. Apart from Gerald (the youngest) and Larry (Lawrence Durrell, the novelist), the family comprised their widowed mother, the gun-mad Leslie, and diet-obsessed sister Margo together with Roger the dog. The procession of animals includes toads, and tortoises, bats and butterflies scorpions and geckos, ladybirds, glow-worms, octopuses and rose-beetles, Ulysses, the Scops owl, Quasimodo the pigeon, the puppies Widdle and Puke, and of course the magpies. The family is fiercely protected by their taxi-driver friend Spiro, and Gerald is mentored by the polymath Dr Theodore Stephanides who provides his education in natural history. With an Introduction by Peter Olney
Biography type
contains biographical information
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GCmBT
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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My family and other animals, Gerald Durrell ; with an afterword by Peter J.S. Olney
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"Complete & unabridged"--Half title page
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm80856283
Dimensions
16 cm
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781909621985
Lccn
bl2016031467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
My family and other animals, Gerald Durrell ; with an afterword by Peter J.S. Olney
Publication
Note
"Complete & unabridged"--Half title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm80856283
Dimensions
16 cm
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781909621985
Lccn
bl2016031467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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