Moon By Whale Light: And Other Adventures Among Bats,Penguins, Crocodilians, and Whales (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 18, 2011 - Nature - 272 pages
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In a rare blend of scientific fact and poetic truth, the acclaimed author of A Natural History of the Senses explores the activities of whales, penguins, bats, and crocodilians, plunging headlong into nature and coming up with highly entertaining treasures.


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A lovely mixture of natural history writing and poetry. - Goodreads
Brilliant writer at her best. - Goodreads
I can't wait to read more of Ackerman's writing. - Goodreads

Review: The Moon by Whale Light and Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians and Whales

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I picked this up at a used book store a little over a week ago despite having a to-read pile approaching thigh-high, and have no regrets about letting it cut in line. The Moon by Whale Light is ... Read full review

Review: The Moon by Whale Light and Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians and Whales

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This is one of those books I recommend to people who want a natural history. Read full review

Contents

In Praise of Bats
3
w a 77m Eyelids of Morning
60
The Moon by Whale Light 1 1 1
153
White Lanterns 1 81
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About the author (2011)

Diane Ackerman has been the finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in addition to many other awards and recognitions for her work, which include the best-selling The Zookeeper s Wife and A Natural History of the Senses. She lives with her husband Paul West in Ithaca, New York.

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