Last Chance to See (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 21, 2011 - Nature - 256 pages
385 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  - Sandra - Goodreads

Fantastic read. Witty and humorous....and informative all in one. He tells the story of his trek to find endangered animals. Makes you think about life and our actions as humans - while a serious and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kat - Goodreads

Great little non-fiction piece by Douglas Adams (RIP), love him. So funny and very moving! Makes me want to travel the world on environmentalist missions! 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 
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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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