In his most thrilling and personal book, Tim Flannery writes a love letter to his homeland, drawing on three decades of extensive travel, research and field work to reveal its unique nature. Flannery shows how the kangaroo is inseparable from the environment that created it. And he reveals the vast continent to be a land of subtlety and complexity that becomes comprehensible to those who take the time to learn its hidden and ancient languages.
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'...from beginning to end it is absorbing, funny and wondrously
learned' -- Bill Bryson, The Times
`Flannery is a playful Antipodean Stephen Jay Gould'
-- Sydney Morning Herald
Tim Flannery is an internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist, described by Sir David Attenborough as being 'in the league of the all-time great explorers like Dr David Livingstone’. His books include The Future Eaters, The Eternal Frontier, Throwim Way Leg, A Gap in Nature and The Weather Makers.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003813743
Book Description Book Condition: good. 222 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00141026944-G