The Resource A zoo in my luggage, Gerald Durrell ; with illustrations by Ralph Thompson

A zoo in my luggage, Gerald Durrell ; with illustrations by Ralph Thompson

Label
A zoo in my luggage
Title
A zoo in my luggage
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Durrell ; with illustrations by Ralph Thompson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • For animal lovers of all ages, the true story of how Gerald Durrell and his wife founded England's Jersey Zoo. The book begins with an account of Durrell's third trip to the British Cameroons in West Africa, during which he and his wife capture animals to start their own zoo. Returning to England with a few additions to their family, they have nowhere to put them as they haven't yet secured a place for their zoo. Durrell's account of how he manages his menagerie in all sorts of places throughout England while finding a permanent home for the animals provides as much adventure as capturing them.--From publisher description
  • For animal lovers of all ages, the true story of how Gerald Durrell and his wife founded England's Jersey Zoo. The book begins with an account of Durrell's third trip to the British Cameroons in West Africa, during which he and his wife capture animals to start their own zoo. Returning to England with a few additions to their family, they have nowhere to put them as they haven't yet secured a place for their zoo. Durrell's account of how he manages his menagerie in all sorts of places throughout England while finding a permanent home for the animals provides as much adventure as capturing them--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1925-1995
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Durrell, Gerald
Dewey number
591.96711
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL62
LC item number
.D87 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zoological specimens
  • Animals
  • Cameroon
Label
A zoo in my luggage, Gerald Durrell ; with illustrations by Ralph Thompson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1960
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
198 p.
Isbn
9780143035244
Lccn
2005047568
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2005047568
  • (OCoLC)ocm58789495
Label
A zoo in my luggage, Gerald Durrell ; with illustrations by Ralph Thompson
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1960
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
198 p.
Isbn
9780143035244
Lccn
2005047568
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2005047568
  • (OCoLC)ocm58789495

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