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Author Durrell, Gerald, 1925-1995.

Title A zoo in my luggage / Gerald Durrell ; with illustrations by Ralph Thompson.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    591.9671 DUR    Available
Description 198 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1960.
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.
Subject Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation.
Animals -- Cameroon.
Cameroon -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9780143035244

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