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Life between the tides

Nicolson, Adam 1957- (author.). Boxer, Kate, 1961- (illustrator.). Nicolson, Rosie, (illustrator.).

Summary: "Adam Nicolson, the award-winning author of The Making of Poetry and The Seabird's Cry, explores the marine life inhabiting seashore rockpools with a scientist's curiosity and a poet's wonder in this beautifully illustrated book"--

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  • ISBN: 9780374251437
  • ISBN: 0374251436
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 370 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in 2021 by William Collins, Great Britain as The Sea is Not Made of Water: Life Between the Tides"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-357) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: The marvellous -- Part I: Animals: Sandhopper -- Prawn -- Winkle -- Crab -- Anemone -- Heraclitus on the shore -- Part II: Planetary connections: Tide -- Rock -- Sacrifice -- Survival -- Belief -- Three steps to the modern -- Conclusion: The last pool.
Subject: Tide pool ecology
Seashore ecology
Écologie des bâches
Écologie des rivages
NATURE / Animals / Marine Life
NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / Coastal Regions & Shorelines
Seashore ecology
Tide pool ecology
Tide pool ecology
Seashore ecology
Genre: NATURE / Animals / Marine Lif̊NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / Coastal Regions & Shorelines.

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Homer Public Library 577.699 NIC (Text) 000165135 Nonfiction Available -

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