Gerald Durrell: the authorised biography

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HarperCollins, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 644 pages
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Om den engelske forfatter Gerald Durrell (1925-1995), som gjorde et stort arbejde for truede dyrearter og oprettede en zoo på Jersey.

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User Review  - benfulton - LibraryThing

A large and complex book about a large and complex man. Douglas Botting is sympathetic to his subject while keeping a clear eye on his weaknesses. Durrell, one of the most important conservationists ... Read full review

GERALD DURRELL: The Authorized Biography

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A portly, respectful biography of the late British conservationist, author, and raconteur. Like his better-known brother, the novelist and travel essayist Lawrence Durrell, Gerald Durrell (1925—95 ... Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Douglas Botting is a writer, journalist, and biographer whose interests include travel, exploration, wild places, and conservation matters. His previous works include Gerald Durrell: The Authorized Biography, The Saga of Ring of Bright Water: The Enigma of Gavin Maxwell, as well as several travel guides. He lives near London.

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