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The Resource The language of butterflies : how thieves, hoarders, scientists, and other obsessives unlocked the secrets of the world's favorite insect, Wendy Williams

The language of butterflies : how thieves, hoarders, scientists, and other obsessives unlocked the secrets of the world's favorite insect, Wendy Williams

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The language of butterflies : how thieves, hoarders, scientists, and other obsessives unlocked the secrets of the world's favorite insect
Title
The language of butterflies
Title remainder
how thieves, hoarders, scientists, and other obsessives unlocked the secrets of the world's favorite insect
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world's most resilient creatures--the butterfly--shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives"--
  • From butterfly gardens to zoo exhibitions, we've encouraged them to infiltrate our lives. Williams reveals the inner lives of these 'flying flowers' and shows that butterflies are far more intelligent and tougher than we give them credit for. She takes readers to butterfly habitats across the globe and introduces us to not only various species, but to the scientists who have dedicated their lives to studying them. -- adapted from jacket
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Provided by publisher
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DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
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Williams, Wendy
Dewey number
595.78/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Butterflies
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General
  • Butterflies
  • Butterflies
Label
The language of butterflies : how thieves, hoarders, scientists, and other obsessives unlocked the secrets of the world's favorite insect, Wendy Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Past. The gateway drug ; Down the rabbit hole ; The number one butterfly ; Flash and dazzle ; How butterflies saved Charles Darwin's bacon -- Present. Amelia's butterfly ; A parasol of monarchs ; The honeymoon hotel ; Seablands ; On the Raindance Ranch ; A sense of mystical wonder -- Future. The social butterfly ; Paroxysms of ecstasy ; The butterfly highway -- Epilogue: In the mountains of Mexico
Control code
on1104922607
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 224 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501178078
Lccn
2019025246
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1104922607
Label
The language of butterflies : how thieves, hoarders, scientists, and other obsessives unlocked the secrets of the world's favorite insect, Wendy Williams
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Past. The gateway drug ; Down the rabbit hole ; The number one butterfly ; Flash and dazzle ; How butterflies saved Charles Darwin's bacon -- Present. Amelia's butterfly ; A parasol of monarchs ; The honeymoon hotel ; Seablands ; On the Raindance Ranch ; A sense of mystical wonder -- Future. The social butterfly ; Paroxysms of ecstasy ; The butterfly highway -- Epilogue: In the mountains of Mexico
Control code
on1104922607
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 224 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501178078
Lccn
2019025246
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1104922607

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