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Why fish don't exist, a story of loss, love, and the hidden order of life, Lulu Miller ; illustrations by Kate Samworth - hardcover

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Summary
Nineteenth-century scientist David Starr Jordan built one of the most important fish specimen collections ever seen, until the 1906 San Francisco earthquake shattered his life's work
Table Of Contents
A boy with his head in the stars -- A prophet on an island -- A godless interlude -- Chasing tail -- Genesis in a jar -- Smash -- The indestructible -- On delusion -- The bitterest thing in the world -- A veritable chamber of horrors -- The ladder -- Dandelions -- Deus ex machina
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Physical Description
225 pages, illustrations, 21 cm
Isbn
9781501160271

Library Locations

  • Georgetown Peabody Library

    2 Maple Street, Georgetown, MA, 01833, US
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