The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless Worlds
The renowned author of A Natural History of the Senses takes readers in search of the "rarest of the rare, " species likely to disappear before most of us have ever seen them. From Brazil to the Pacific to Japan, Ackerman shares her concern at the animals' plight, rejoices at the chance to experience them, and cheers those who work to save these fantastic creatures.
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THE RAREST OF THE RARE: Vanishing Animals, Timeless WorldsUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Intimate, savory portraits of imperiled animals and environments, by the author of A Natural History of Love (1994), etc. Extinction is a natural part of evolution, often "unmalicious, intentionless ... Read full review
The rarest of the rare: vanishing animals, timeless worldsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Like Ackerman's The Moon by Whale Light (LJ 10/15/91), this is a collection of six essays previously published in such venues as the New Yorker and Conde Nast Traveler. In describing her search for ... Read full review