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Why fish don't exist : a story of loss, love, and the hidden order of life / Lulu Miller ; illustrations by Kate Samworth.

Miller, Lulu, 1983- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Orford Libraries.

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Orford Social Library 508.092 B 34190000108687 New items Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501160271 :
  • ISBN: 1501160273 :
  • Physical Description: 225 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-225).
Summary, etc.:
Nineteenth-century scientist David Starr Jordan built one of the most important fish specimen collections ever seen, until the 1906 San Francisco earthquake shattered his life's work.
Subject: Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931.
Naturalists > United States > Biography.
Ichthyologists > United States > Biography.
Educators > United States > Biography.
Stanford University > Presidents > Biography.
Biology > Classification.

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