Last Chance to See (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 21, 2011 - Nature - 256 pages
430 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
He also shows us his great insight and compassion. - Goodreads
Introspective, educational, and often hilarious. - Goodreads
And the writing is sparkling as any of his fiction. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

I loved Douglas Adams' witty writing being put to use on something other than fiction. This is a hilarious but heart wrenching tour of the most endangered animals on the planet, written in a travel ... Read full review

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User Review  - Deb Hunt - Goodreads

This is my kind of book - entertaining and deeply moving at the same time. What a privilege to read his work and what a loss that he's not longer with us. 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 Chanceá
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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