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Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research Paperback – July 8, 2009
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About the Author
Edward F. Ricketts co-authored several books, among them "Between Pacific Tides" (1939), now in its fifth, revised edition and still regarded as the definitive ecological handbook on the California littoral. Katharine A. Rodger is editor of "Renaissance Man of Cannery Row: The Life and Letters of Edward F. Ricketts" (2002). Susan F. Beegel, editor of "The Hemingway Review", coedited "Steinbeck and the Environment "(1997).
Top Customer Reviews
Their musings about a world going crazy (Hitler is on the rise in Europe during the time of the voyage) are superb.
The science and biology at the back of the volume is just the icing on a most delectable cake.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Get it without the log book and the weighty scientific notes. The story alone is enough. Necessary reading for ay Steinbeck Fan.Published 2 months ago by Lane Stripe
Not the most interesting . I was expecting a more exciting book.Published 7 months ago by RUTH MOWRY
John Steinbeck’s The Log From the Sea of Cortez is a must-have book for serious Baja aficionados. It is an account of the glory days of Baja California before “improvements” such... Read morePublished 11 months ago by ken decroo
Glad to find this after so many years. The boat "Western Flyer" is being restored in the Marina at Port Townsend, WA.Published 15 months ago by Karen
This book was not for me. I am Steinbeck fan, and I really would consider him one of the best. This is NOT what I'm accustomed too, and unless your a Marine Biologist I would be... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Lostdog1
A fun read, which I am glad that I committed some time to reading. Probably a must for anyone visiting the gulf.Published 22 months ago by Glenn E. Monahan