Country: A Continent, a Scientist and a Kangaroo
In his most thrilling and personal book, Tim Flannery writes a love letter to his homeland, drawing on three decades of extensive travel, research and field work to reveal its unique nature. Flannery shows how the kangaroo is inseparable from the environment that created it. And he reveals the vast continent to be a land of subtlety and complexity that becomes comprehensible to those who take the time to learn its hidden and ancient languages.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - John_T_Stewart - LibraryThing
I enjoyed this book more than I had expected to. The story of an Australian palaeontologist in the 1970s to 1990s also shows us a little seen side of Australia that has been lost in history. The ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - VioletBramble - LibraryThing
This is basically a biology and ecology book, but is also part memoir. Flannery spends decades searching the Australian outback and outer islands for the fossil remains of now extinct species of ... Read full review