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Babaru of The South Seas an ethnographic novel by john olin
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$15.00
Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781620309971
Mentored by anthropologist George Beal, a sixteen-year old redhead, Davy Match of Baltimore, USA, goes to the South Pacific in search of the endangered leatherback sea turtle (Babaru) and the Mota people who protect it as their clan animal. He joins a local boy named Abraham. They trek through noisy rainforests, paddle an outrigger dugout over clear lagoons, and have a wild ride on the tail of a typhoon off a taboo headland. Their journey brings them face to face with a forest girl, a wild man, a sorcerer, as well as giant turtles and crocodiles. A girl, Niki, from the village of Shell Money Reef, and many other children join the boys, and they make a courageous effort to protect Mother ...
Common Intertidal Life of Kino Bay's Rocky Coast Nathaniel Smith
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$16.03
Size: 5.25" x 8"
Binding: Spiral Bound
This guide covers 71 of the most common algae and animals found in the rocky intertidal zone of Kino Bay in the state of Sonora, Mexico. Detailed species accounts are helpfully supplemented both by full color photographs and by fitful humor. If you visit or live in the area, you owe it to yourself to explore its rich biodiversity, and what better place to start than in some wet rocks?