Last chance to see--

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Stoddart, 1990 - Nature - 208 pages
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Funny and educational in equal measure. - Goodreads
Wow, so many cute animals, with pictures! - Goodreads
Spellbinding stories, incredible writing. - Goodreads
Introspective, educational, and often hilarious. - Goodreads
I have a whole new respect for Adams as a writer. - Goodreads
Science, biology, comedy, timing, pace, reality. - Goodreads

Review: Last Chance to See: In the Footsteps of Douglas Adams

User Review  - Tim Nowotny - Goodreads

I loved the first book and I love the second one. It lacks a bit the humanity of Douglas Adams but still does the great feat to let you care for the animals while being highly entertaining. It lets you see the world in a different angle and I think you are better for it. Read full review

Review: Last Chance to See

User Review  - Kathleen Dixon - Goodreads

Adams travels round the world with a zoologist, looking at some of the world's most endangered species in order to highlight their plight. He writes wonderfully - a fabulous turn of phrase, Read full review

Contents

Twig Technology
1
Leopardskin Pillbox Hat
48
Heartbeats in the Night
99
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Douglas Noel Adams (sometimes referred to Bop Ad because of his distinctive signature) was born in Cambridge, England, on March 11, 1952 and educated at St. John's College at Cambridge University. He graduated with honors in English Literature in 1974. In addition to being a writer/editor for radio, television, and stage, Adams has worked as a hospital reporter, barn builder, and radio producer. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 1979, one of his bestselling humor and science-fiction novels, was originally a radio series. It was the first in a four-book series that includes The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe, and Everything; and So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish. He once stated that the idea for his first novel came while he was "lying drunk in a field in Innsbruck and gazing at the stars." He pokes fun at humanity by mixing science fiction with humor. Adams's additional books include The Meaning of Liff; The Deeper Meaning of Liff; Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency; The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul; and Mostly Harmless. He has also co-authored the book Last Chance to See, about endangered species. Douglas Adams died May 11, 2001 of a heart attack in Santa Barbara, California at the age of 49.

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