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A zoo in my luggage.

Gerald Malcolm Durrell

A zoo in my luggage.

With illus. by Ralph Thompson.

by Gerald Malcolm Durrell

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by R. Hart-Davis in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation,
  • Zoology -- Cameroon,
  • Cameroons,British -- Description and travel

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL62 D87 1960A
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205p.
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16802619M

    A Zoo in My Luggage Gerald Durrell. Publisher: Open Road Media 0 3 0 Summary A British naturalist and his wife acquire a menagerie of animals and set up their own zoo in this delightful memoir by the author of the Corfu many years I had wanted to start a zoo. A Zoo in My Luggage (1) I regret extremely at your leaving me, though not for bad but for good. (2) At this juncture, I humbly and respectfully beg that you as my kind master should leave a good record of recommendation about me which will enable your successor to know all about me.

      Told with wit and a zest for all things furry and feathered, Durrell’s A Zoo in My Luggage is a brilliant account of how a pioneer of wildlife preservation came to found a new type of zoo. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author’s estate.5/5(1). About book A Zoo In My Luggage () This is an autobiographical account of how Gerald Durrell (an already much experienced “animal rustler”) assembled his own private collection of exotic animals which, in due course and against considerable odds, became the backbone of his zoo on the island of Jersey (now the Durrell Wildlife Park).I would not normally want to read about wild animals in.

    Get this from a library! A zoo in my luggage. [Gerald Durrell] -- Chronicle of a six-month trip to Bafut, a mountain grassland kingdom in the British Cameroons in West Africa.   A Zoo in My Luggage begins with an account of Durrell’s third trip to the British Cameroons in West Africa, during which he and his wife capture animals to start their own zoo. Returning to England with a few additions to their family—Cholmondeley the chimpanzee, Bug-eye the bush baby, and others—they have nowhere to put them as they /5().


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About the Author Gerald Durrell was born in Jamshedpur, India, in A student of zoology, he founded the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust on the Channel Island of Jersey. His other books include A Zoo in My Luggage and The Whispering Land (both available from Penguin).Cited by: 6.

A Zoo in my Luggage is Gerald Durrell's account of a six-month trip he and his wife made incollecting animals in Bafut, a mountain grassland region in Cameroon, West Africa. This was the author's third trip to what was then the "British Cameroons", which resulted in the founding of Jersey Zoo (now the Durrell Wildlife Park)/5.

Told with wit and a zest for all things furry and feathered, Durrell’s A Zoo in My Luggage is a brilliant account of how a pioneer of wildlife preservation came to found a new type of zoo. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author’s estate/5().

A Zoo in My Luggage book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for : Gerald Durrell. About A Zoo in My Luggage. Fans of Gerald Durrell’s timeless classic My Family and Other Animals, the inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece PBS, will love this hilarious tale, which finds the author as an adult still charmed by his beloved animals.

A Zoo in My Luggage begins with an account of Durrell’s third trip to the British Cameroons in West Africa, during which he and. A Zoo in My Luggage by Durrell, Gerald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 23 rows    A Zoo in My Luggage — First published in Subjects Animals.

A Zoo in My Luggage: InDurrell and his wife travel to the British Cameroons in West Africa to begin assembling his menagerie. The greater challenge proves to be in safely transporting their exotic animals back to Britain and finding a home for them.

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Read more Read lessReviews: PENGUIN BOOKS A ZOO IN MY LUGGAGE Gerald Durrell was born in Jamshedpur, India, in He returned to England in before settling on the island of Corfu with his family. In he joined the staff of Whipsnade Park as a student keeper, and in he led his first animal-collecting expedition to the Cameroons.

He later undertook numerous 4/5(32). First edition (publ. Rupert Hart-Davis) A Zoo in My Luggage by British naturalist Gerald Durrell is the story of Durrell's animal collecting trip to British Cameroon, the northwestern corner of present-day Cameroon. First published init is one of a half Cited by: 6.

A Zoo in My Luggage Durrell Gerald. Year: Language: english. ISBN File: EPUB, MB. Send-to-Kindle or Email. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest. A Zoo in My Luggage is the colorful, first-hand account of Gerald Durrell's six-month animal-collecting trip in British Cameroon, and his attempts to create his own zoo.

The story is about a man who goes to collect animals to start a zoo. Most of the story is set in Africa. The ending was the only disapointing part is was lacking the hummor the rest of the book 4/5(3). We are A Zoo In My Luggage Book Review privately owned assets, shayari and kneeling in jobs.

Matadanada mahatva essay about friendship bildungsroman, declaration of the u. University, to kill, which are numerous societal standards. He caused them as ethical to write essay words. In this trio of delightful memoirs, British wildlife preservation pioneer and national bestselling author Gerald Durrell recounts the ups and downs he faces in transforming his lifelong dream of creating a new kind of zoo into a reality.

A Zoo in My Luggage: InDurrell and his wife travel to the British Cameroons in West Africa to begin assembling his menagerie. The greater challenge Brand: Open Road Media. A Zoo in My Luggage is the colorful, first-hand account of Gerald Durrell's six-month animal-collecting trip in British Cameroon, and his attempts to create his own zoo.

Motivated by a passion for wildlife, and a desire to save endangered species from extinction, Durrell assembles a glorious panoply of exotic animals - including a female baboon called Georgina, who later runs amok in a.

A Zoo in My Luggage is the colourful, first-hand account of Gerald Durrell’s six-month animal-collecting trip in British Cameroon, and his attempts to create his own zoo.

A Zoo in My Luggage by British naturalist Gerald Durrell is the story of Durrell's animal collecting trip to British Cameroon, the northwestern corner of present-day Cameroon. First published init is one of a half-dozen books about animal collecting trips that Durrell wrote.

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Journeying to Cameroon, he and his wife collected numerous mammals, birds and reptiles, including Cholmondely the /5(K).