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The Log from the Sea of Cortez

By: John Steinbeck
Published: 1995, ©1941
Pages: 288
Total Copies: 21
Genre: Nonfiction | Biographies & Memoirs | Adventure | Science & Technology | Environmental Issues


Description: In 1940, Steinbeck and the biologist Edward F. Ricketts ventured aboard the Western Flyer, a sardine boat out of Monterey, California, on a 4,000 mile voyage around the Baja peninsula into the Sea of Cortez. This exciting, day-by-day account of their expedition wonderfully combines science, philosophy, and high-spirited adventure, and provides a much fuller picture of Steinbeck—and his beliefs about man and the world than any of his fictional works.