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Corfu trilogy my family and other animals.

by Durrell, Gerald, 1925-1995,

Format: Kindle Book 2016 2016
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Summary
The inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu, a Masterpiece production on public television: A naturalist's account of his childhood on the exotic Greek island. When the Durrells could no longer endure the gray English climate, they did what any sensible family would do: sold their house and relocated to the sun-soaked island of Corfu. As they settled into their new home, hilarious mishaps ensued as a ten-year-old Gerald Durrell pursued his interest in natural history and explored the island's fauna. Soon, toads and tortoises, bats and butterflies—as well as scorpions, geckos, ladybugs, praying mantises, octopuses, pigeons, and gulls—became a common sight in the Durrell villa. Uproarious tales of the island's animals and Durrell's fond reflections on his family bring this delightful memoir to life. Capturing the joyous chaos of growing up in an unconventional household, My Family and Other Animals will transport you to a place you won't want to leave. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author's estate.
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Subjects Durrell, Gerald, 1925-1995 Childhood and youth
Durrell, Gerald, 1925-1995 Homes and haunts Greece Corfu Island
Dorrell family
Biography & Autobiography
Nature
Travel
Nonfiction
Corfu Island (Greece) Description and travel.
Electronic books.
1925-1995
Publisher New York :Open Road Media2016
2016
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
Format: Kindle Book
Format: OverDrive Read
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Description 1 online resource
ISBN 9781504041676
9781504041676
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