Last Chance to See (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 21, 2011 - Nature - 256 pages
387 Reviews
"Very funny and moving...The glimpses of rare fauna seem to have enlarged [Adams'] thinking, enlivened his world; and so might the animals do for us all, if we were to help them live."
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Join bestselling author Douglas Adams and zooligist Mark Carwardine as they take off around the world in search of exotic, endangered creatures. Hilarious and poignant--as only Douglas Adams can be--LAST CHANCE TO SEE is an entertaining and arresting odyssey through the Earth's magnificent wildlife galaxy.


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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
And the writing is sparkling as any of his fiction. - Goodreads
Douglas Adams was just a really, really good writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Rafaela Flach - Goodreads

Incredible. I had forgotten how much Douglas Adams' style of writing could make the experience of reading so funny and delightful. This book is fascinating also for its subject, that Douglas handles ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eloise Toujours - Goodreads

Adams surely writes in a way that from one side makes you personally feel guilty for the animals that have become extinct or are just about to do so; and on the other side makes you want go out there ... Read full review

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Contents

Preface
TWIGTECHNOLOGY
HERE BECHICKENS
LEOPARDSKINPILLBOX HAT
HEARTBEATSIN THE NIGHT
BLIND PANIC
RARE ORMEDIUMRARE?
MARKSEPILOGUE
SIFTINGTHROUGH THEEMBERS
Acknowledgments
One More Chance 
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Douglas Adams (1952-2001) is a legend of imaginative fiction, having ushered in the advent of comedic science fiction with "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. "The book developed into a full series of five novels, all of which were vastly successful. The Hitchhiker series, along with his two Dirk Gently novels, have helped cement Adams as one of the most successful and beloved authors in science fiction, having sold over 15 million books.

Mark Carwardine is a zoologist, writer, photographer, consultant, and broadcaster with a special interest in marine wildlife. He has written more than forty books, including several bestsellers, and hosts Nature and a wide variety of other natural history programs on BBC Radio.

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