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My family and other animals

Author: Gerald Durrell
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the unconventional Durrell family can no longer endure the damp, gray English climate, they do what any sensible family would do: sell their house and relocate to the sunny Greek isle of Corfu. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrell's family's experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 0142004413 9780142004418
OCLC Number: 55881323
Description: xiii, 273 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Gerald Durrell.

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When the unconventional Durrell family can no longer endure the damp, gray English climate, they do what any sensible family would do: sell their house and relocate to the sunny Greek isle of Corfu. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrell's family's experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession of puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies into their home.
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