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Top Customer Reviews: Emperors of the ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
3 / 5 Jerrod
No very new here in of the sharks and his future; it expect more idea and the science that that has been already published, but that is to say enough the round-in the upper other books of shark. Finning Has been quite informed amply and an author is informing is not new or insightful. An only thoughtful section was in mako fished of tournament of Illa Llarga; otherwise, any sure what a thought of author that contributed in our comprise creatures.
4 / 5 Christeen
Ossia The very good and the book writes well in sharks. Especially that in the like this the humans have done to them of then some Jaws “of Films”. An author is a lot very roughly saying his feelings in sharks of when you are young up to now. More goes the depth in especially diverse of shark. His skills partorisca hunt, that eats, that box to time in fact has sharks of creature. That is decimation and all some ways to do that. He the mark partorisca some sharks partorisca recover and is all endangered or in a cast of clock. They are still reading and enjoying this book immensely. Has several members familiarised and the friends that looks forward to partorisca take loaned this book of me.
5 / 5 Ryann
William McKeever deftly weaves current investigation in an often maligned 'big four' sharks (the aim adds, mako, hammerhead and tiger) with obliging personal narrative in his first book, Emperors of some Deep.
Of an evolutionary perspective to the present day overhunting and overfishing, McKeever touches no only in a aprovechamiento of fisheries, but in some chances of some arrantzales they.
In entredicho of these majestic and prehistoric beings, McKeever underlines a beauty of our marine ecosystems and a special function this game of sharks.
McKeever Immediately involves a reader and I invites partorisca respect, the revere and finally partorisca protect our oceans and is inhabitants.
Emperors of some Deep is an informative read in service of one much more adds.
One exceptional tarpaulin!
4 / 5 Wilhelmina
A film of typical/book of the television/show in sharks underlines a fear and abhorring surrounding these creatures. It Gentleman McKeever the frames abundantly clear this in spite of, is a game of sharks of essential part in the ecosystem of an ocean. That impressed more in this book, this in spite of, is a wonderful writing, a vivid-unscientific prose and thrilling history an author has to that say. Well fact and well value a bed!
4 / 5 Lana
Has had to treat it well of information in especially diverse of shark. An author has concentrated in a big 4, an aim adds, hammerhead, mako, tiger. But it has spoken another. Unfortunately partorisca me turns to another man-done of global heating diatribe
4 / 5 Christal
has Loved this book. Bravo! It can not expect for a documentary.
5 / 5 Hildred
Has purchased this book pre-publication, but so only now taken around when reading. A lot informative in the subject has known little roughly and that has known was like this wrong. Well documented and easily read.
4 / 5 Shelli
Disappointing in better I follows to revise so only to take me by means of this description has thinks that would learn more the sharks instead learn more on some writers sees in Conservancy long-winded
5 / 5 Isaias
William writes passionately in his experiences during a world with sharks. All know that the sharks are on-hunted and exploded, but listening in the first place rid some atrocities and also an investigation and the endeavours of conservation is horrendously eye-inaugural, this in spite of inspiring. I have shared this book with all the world knows and expect that it helps mark some waves to help protect and teach respect for sharks around a world. Thank you, William.
5 / 5 Jaymie
There is always like this of the sharks of then was little. I have been notified in this book thru it youtube video. It is quell'has bitten borish in some zones but on all alot of good info. I defiantly recommends this book!

Top Customer Reviews: The Soul of an ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 60 ratings
5 / 5 Candis
I have maintained once a pop in the aquarium to water of course he. During a week that has maintained, spends all his time those looks each movement that has done. Nightly Even even so I piled an aquarium with plywood heaped with books and anything heavy, she crawl was and would find his in a coverage a next morning. It thinks that that it was fatality, would scrape his in the dustpan and situates behind in an aquarius where avenges in life -- alas. Has so impact on me that for an end of a week fulfilled has to pose behind in an ocean. His enormous consciousness had done to listen me small and idiot to try to maintain the creature that could listened that subjects in the small aquarium. This spent in 60 east but has not forgotten never and has not been never of crazy quite pop (and cuttle fish). Has so consistently underrated some creatures share a world with this this was to arouse ask me. For awhile, has wanted the marine biologist but has known would not want to spend my murder to time and hack in of the living creatures in escientifically' studios he. If the rats do not take on, that surely a pop once is to go. Oh, Yes, and has WANTED TO THIS LLIBRE and a woman that wrote it.
2 / 5 Zenia
It listens some descriptions of the editor have deceived. They raved in this book. And while I have been thrilled with a first-half of a since learnt book in of the octopuses, was very positive in this experience to read initially. But then an author taken in his excursions of scuba diving and his relations with other buses and I have listened has deceived enough. Has thinks that that a book was in a lifestyle and physiology of a pop, no in his scuba diving misadventures and relations with other buses. I ask me one folks this has written some descriptions of the in fact read editor his book of totality. It was the disappointment in me.
1 / 5 Chandra
Disappointing. It expect to learn more in some lives of octopuses, but instead I the majority of a history was quite any one visiting several octopuses in an aquarium. No the big adherent to maintain animal in captivity - an author described included that roughly of some animals have to have very abhorred - but in place of facts of apprentice a lot in these amazing creatures, takes loads of the side by side small histories in some personal lives other people that visits or law in an aquarium.

Read this book after 'That the Fish Knows' that is the brilliant book , very insightful, and has posed perhaps a too much big bar and has expected something similar.
2 / 5 Herlinda
It was sure he would want this book would want to found a lot of octopuses while diving, and firmly when being in a camp that they, like other living creatures, is sentient souls. We can not know concretely that is thinking but leaves to give them credit to have thought and qualified for something more concealed mere reaction in of the stimulations of physicist. It was anxious to learn more quite this.

A book takes two stars so that I have read he in his entirety - a quite easy read - and has enjoyed an occasional information tidbits; besides if this treatment of a subject persuades very there to think again in of the such creatures, then in spite of shortcomings, has some value in him.

Even so, give it more concealed two stars for two reasons:
1. This was quite thin gruel, as another has said, with respecting in any new or particularly insightful information quite behaviours of the pop or the relations or that they could deduce enough intellect of pop or emotional life of closely and rigorously remarking these things. This more is the history in the a lot of visits of an author 'behind some scenes' in the series of the octopuses of the aquarium have taken, and in some personnel of the aquarium associated with this activity. A big gist quite oulfulness' is designed of this these have limited the creatures have answered in an author, and another, in of the roads that interprets to be befriended. Perhaps so, perhaps a lot - he the offer little to back this alln of a feeling of windy winding in his arms, and what can have so probably been an animal' the tentativas has exasperated to find relief of such next limits of boring.

2. These leaders in one according to reason for only two stars. If while it looks a case that an author and personnel of worry of aquarium so soundly for these creatures, that then can reconcile to limit - only - in the barrel of pickle of small dark boring during month the time, the animals have taken in of the youngsters and mid-life of his free oceanic houses savages. Only it can the be that this rabies of octopuses in his prison to barrel and try these protruding arms with his windy so that it has AT ALL MORE to DO another east data of depression. This confinement looks cruel further imagine...In fact one of a taken the data of octopuses to try fugue, and another chomp in some restrictions in of the tentativas similar. It look he is gone in some consensus that this is not a road to treat primates, why then owes the be well for marine creatures that is being excelled in this book very although punctual, soulful, and sentient. It does not attach up.

A reasonably can contest a value, legustado and minuses of zoos and aquarium in general, but capture and closely limiting ready, free, wild animals for eventual exposure - and disappeared some in this process likes them prize to do business - has implications that is an inherent even so all except unacknowledged down-subject of this book. This has created the wrinkle that this reader at least only could not win.

For the plus cogent treatment of this subject, recommends Carl Safina is 'Besides Words, What the animals think and Listen' or look his excellent recent TED conversed in a same subject.
2 / 5 Rafaela
This book is an author is retelling of his on afterwards and personal interactions with octopuses. It IS the memoirs of his visits in several aquariums, some people conform in a process, as well as his visits to see these creatures in a savage like the diver. A reader that is interested in any one is personal musings and some lives of the character totalled by the fascination shared with a pop will find this book that entertains. The same readers will learn any one interesting the things enough eat the references of facts of scientific author here and there. But those that look for an exploitation of consciousness while it exists in the very human life-the form would have to look elsewhere. In better an author only reflects in of the this on the way that any one of can us it while it sees the exposure of the wild animals has continued. Purportedly striving to comprise a esoul' of the octopuses prioritise his own (and often anthropomorphic) interpretations of behaviours and his thoughts while it interacts with them. Besides ignore it a possibility that some of his 'partner' is suffering in same captivity while describing his barren enclosures or has repeated tentativas to escape. Once it reveals found a last quite sad and problem. I remain to ask me like the person that has written the book quite Temple Grandin can remain so decoupled that no only constitutes solaz of captive animal but also animal sentience so for studio in a field of ethology. So much, in general, drought that this reservation he disservice in an animal this is based on. He downplays the point of view of an animal almost in a point where is insignificant. A reader is not defied to step external of his own perspective of a world-wide and therefore probably will continue to comprise bad to this creature like him to them the marks of author.
1 / 5 Myrle
I have not found Sy Montgomery to be the good writer. It has battled to finish a book. I am in accordance with an another revises of star. Considering a quantity of the time is spent to read this book, has not learnt the plot of new information in a pop. A lot a bed of book like the newspaper. I have learnt more than have wanted to quite Sy partner, hopes,sounds, and aches of organism. Example: soyarion has been missing for the few weeks of our Wonderful Wednesday, besieged with headaches. But a surprise of week us with happy informative: it is marrying . We have conformed his brown-haired, bespectacled beau, Dave Lepzelter, he postdoc in biophysicist in University of Boston, this wants the wars of Estrella, his new rats of pet, and a anacondas. It has not posing a date to marry still, but has selected a oficiando: Scott, the hero and the mentor of Marion.' If you find this bit to write so tiresome and alcohol-numbing likes I , then does not buy this book.

But what turbulent me more in this book, and a reason gave it or stars, is one prevails misperception that the people have some rights to maintain captive of octopuses against his win, deprive them of the naturalidad conforming life, included kill them, while a whole time that maintains that to want a pop. Here it is some examples :

Sy describes to Know Wong how the eshipper' of octopuses. A pop, Karma has appointed later, tried in jet out of Knows in an ocean, but take his in his point. Taken of an ocean, the knowledge has posed Karma in the 5x5x4 tank of feet. It knows said ' of the amours the all' and has 'any one remorse' quite taking wild free octopuses and then subjecting in the risky transport (that it could kill it some of them) has continued down the solitary life in the small prison. It justifies to say that a captive pop will live the 'long life, well.' How many people would choose to live 100 years in prison in place of 80 years like the free human being? Any one me. This attitude to be insensitive in an autonomy of a pop is dominant in a book. I remember me of an attacker and hunters of duck that vociferously proclaims that they 'ducks of amour, in front, and character and he then calm, maim, and fly some same animals with gleeful abandons. In a chapter, a pop has appointed Kali evasions of the tank in an aquarium at night and dies in a fund. Some personnel of aquarium is sad and cries, but does not look to possess his responsibility for a death of the same animal that has flown of an ocean and the captive have maintained. That is worse, these people recognise an intelligence and emotional capacity of a pop even so it maintain it prisoner in the small tank that in any subjects approximates a stimulation and full life that an experience of pop in his half natural.

A pop handler Andrew has appointed has been described in this way: 'Quan all a fish in his tank has looked fatality, does not cry , but has asked instead his mamma to borrow his scissors so many can dissect some corpses and discover that it was bad.' Sy Casually comments concealed 'Octopuses that has been experimentally blinded navigate perfectly using his sense to touch and flavour.' That quite some sense of outrage in this treatment of animals of living feeling? Surprisingly Sy writing, 'longed to return in an ocean to look octopuses where his elections would be so limitless how Course. The been come, the occasion to take my desire.' It IS too bad that everything of some octopuses has lined captive in aquariums, died melts of aquarium or containers of ship, has not taken his desire.
3 / 5 Micah
I have thought always octopuses what amiable of awesome. Fault in the misspent read of youth in a misadventures of Doc Ock in Spiderman compounded by a delicious terror, existential of a tentacle-armed big god Cthulu, courtesy of H.p. Lovecraft.

But with the age is come the deep plus to comprise that truly the remarkable cephalopods a lot is: eight arms that can independently (for context, considers the human this uses each arm for the different tasks simultaneously time four), sentient rind of chameleon that gives the arts of insane camouflage, capacity that forms of movement that the left wing expresses the the ten organism of book through the key hole, suckers quite strong to open bounced, brains that comprises use of tool and the maternal instinct like strong, is basically self-swipe (but save species).

The octopuses are not only awesome, is truly the special magic included to possess the sense of self awareness, and perhaps included playfulness, this poses the very up there with the ravens in nickname of science-befuddling consciousness.

That is to say why, in the recent holidays in Molokai, was excited particularly to read A Soul of a Pop: An Amazing Exploitation in a Marvel of Consciousness for Sy Montgomery. Perhaps these big expectations severely colored an experience, but has been disappointed.

Has expected science more cognitive this uses a pop as it springboard to examine that consciousness is, included, and like records in cephalopods and humans. Had some science and of the behavioural subjects, very travelogue way vietas in a local aquarium and some dives in habitat of pop, and ruminations on that his life and some lives of the variety of characters that has crossed his road has been enriched to know several octopuses in an aquarium. It conceal no the bad fact, but for a sense of final has known far more in some souls of some people that visits some octopuses that some real octopuses.

IS the fine writer with the clear learning related in a pop, and obviously enamoured with them. But I have expected in fact, it has been promised so for a second part of a title an exploitation in a marvel of the consciousness has related in of the octopuses (while it was provided in an Alcohol of a Raven for Bernd Heinrich). There is this reserves been titled Some Souls of Humans: An Amazing Exploitation in a Marvel of Our Consciousness likes him Revealed by Our Interactions with Octopuses, could not have found my attention that roams so often.

Was enjoyable enough, but after speaking so glowingly of a pop, that punctual and personable is and this has done such the enormous impact in some lives of the who interacted with them, spent one backdrop of integer of one aquarius these shows of these majestic, thoughtful, surprising to the creatures like them sideshow the curiums that ails, especially when the so clearly resulted in of a death of unit

While still tried to accuse that troubling bit of dissonance that this merit of magic creatures to respect but is bonded like the prisoners in trying walked out of our small condo in Molokai to paste a beach only to find rack besides or eight less octopuses that dry in a sun. This class of deepened by melancholy and further soured an experience.

Has cost a read, but for the much more pop-centric book in of the octopuses, the control was Pop : the Intelligent invertebrate of An Ocean for Jennifer A. Mather, Roland C. Anderson, James B. Forest.
2 / 5 Veronica
An author succeeds fantastically transmit his ideas in some amazing complexities of octopuses, his diverse personalities, likes him, the aversions and some interactions have filled gracefully, intelligence and included mischief, has with humans. This he that much more estrago in me that a never recognised author -- left only directed -- that the majority of these good wild creatures quite what writes has been taken of a savage and lined in captivity for human purposes, on exhibition in aquariums. In some point, a same author mused quite buying the 'pet' pop, and never apparently considers a grave injustice to take an animal of a savage, turning he in the merchandise for entertainment and human entertainment. The octopuses are not domesticated like cats and dogs, and an idea to rob them of a savage and obliging them to live in 'ours' the world-wide soundly is troubling. It IS turbulent that an author has not directed never this ethic subject at all, and apparently is quite oblivious in him. It breaks my heart, since so signals of the that is to say bad with some humans of the road still animal voice savages -- still that feigns to be illuminated and touched by them, while Sy Montgomery obviously was.
2 / 5 Cythia
This is not the history in a consciousness of a pop. That is to say the history in an author that convinces a pop has consciousness. Sincerely it has it wanted the learn something, but was difficult so that an author didnt a lot of offer to do you cured in his trip. In my opinion, that is to say the narcissistic and lazy book .
3 / 5 Emerald
That is to say the thoughtful, very-researched and thoroughly fascinating book. Then why three stars? In spite of his sensibility and value, raw Lady that Montgomery has lost a boat. Some animals describe the obviously unhappy looks, perhaps included depressed in his unnatural confinement. Everything of them tries to escape. Each signs of test of affliction. Crown of while Montogomery enthuses in a maternal instinct of a pop that tenderly educations the clutch of eggs, eggs that can any never hatch, sad sense and thwarted by a meaninglessness of the life of the same animal. It was not that a response is, but think that an author takes it bad in the number of places.

IS blissed has entered a touch of the suckers of a pop and when being that commune of explosion with chairs. Perhaps. But describe the no uncommon incident where the female pop strangled his partner and the seeds ate him, a Scientist of American blog says this: the octopuses are not known to take cuddly with another the day-in-basic in the daytime. In fact, the octopuses touch each which so another with his arms predominately in a context in partner and assault..,'

Think each which achieves to the east era is in fact something more. It looks probably that these animals are defending with his captors in the only left wing goes it.
4 / 5 Bibi
A majority of a book is not in fact in a soul of an octopus. It is in a life of authors, that learns that it arrest partorisca submerge, doing in an aquarium, and some people fulfil there. There is the plot of filler. She often anthropomorphizes and frames seemingly factual statements that really represent his own impression that has been it in. A romantic reader can find is obliging. A scientific reader can find is frustrating. Have Enough the bit of experience with octopuses and cuttlefish, and many of his episodes are wonderful, but a book easily could have been some neighbourhoods a measure and like this informative.
5 / 5 Elenore
There is prendido to read half way by means of, reason an author is spent 90 of a time that speaks roughly she, his feelings, his travesĂ­a almost spiritual and so only 10 of a time that speaks in octopuses. I can not believe this was the finalist of Prize of National Book . Any precise shoot all some judges.
5 / 5 Hana
Has each confidence that author Sy Montgomery will be impressed to see the description of his book, 'A Soul of an Octopus,' begin with the reference of hockey.

He, hockey.

In some point in the history of hockey of Detroit, any one has had a brilliant idea to launch an octopus in a gel in a start of a playoff of Cup of Stanley. Apparently a connection was that it take eight want to win a championship in this point in history of Joins of National Hockey, and an octopus there has been eight legs. Taken 16 wins to win Stanley Hoards now, but a continuous tradition in Detroit. You can count in some tents of fish to be raided for first octopuses of a game.

First to read this book, has thought of to the this tradition likes them something that looks the harmless fun - part of the heritage of rich hockey of Detroit. Now, in the bed that the endeavour the late plus of Montgomery, are much more probably to be disturbed that such the noble, that interests the creature is sacrificed in such the demeaning way.

Such is an effect of 'A Soul of an Octopus,' the frequently fascinating history roughly one of our friends of a mar.

The majority of these centres of book in the investigation to take of Montgomery to know octopuses (and no, is not octopi) better. To this aim, frequently stroll 2.5 hours again Hampshire head office , rural to Boston once the week (and 2.5 hours behind) to an aquarium, where a caretakers the sinister sound creates afterwards and personnel with these more known creatures for having eight arms.

After the moment, Montgomery discovers so only the one who complex these creatures can be. An octopus, results, can solve simple puzzles. Enthusiastically People of hail. Be bored. Amur To touch. Has the memory. Ossia A (relatively) ready mollusk. The one who has known? And we do not have any one creates so only lists it an octopus really is, as we line a surface of a subject.

One has sawed-the stars of a history are that it does in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New in Boston. They find here like this bondadosos and fond character when it comes to an ease is essidents.' When something goes bad for any reason, look for the take personally. A book has an odd history of any one going in in 3 in a morning when one at night staffer look the question. A level of devotion is impressive.

Speaking of devotion, Montgomery has been to the period adds to obtain first hand-held knowledge in a subject. Ossia Any the one who has flown in Seattle, so only to look the pair of octopuses has sex. Also it take on scuba diving, so only so that it can go submarine in of the places like a cost of Messico to take the look in of the octopuses in his natural habitat.

An author has done abundance of duties thus book, likes looks of investigation in the each page. His excite for a @@@subject certainly finds also. Some octopuses to star here are not just creatures of some deep - is resulted his friends .

An another aim - has the few scientific terms have launched roughly here, if ossia the worry . But while you could feel a need once in the moment to grab the dictionary, one has launched generally is not intimidating - same for any the one who is more familiarised with terms of hockey that sentences scienziathe. (Guilty.)

The science can be difficult for a lot of people to take, and Montgomery has the good way to mix in the first place-experiences of person with another information to do his reader of books-friendly. 'A Soul of an Octopus' follows that good tradition. You will want to use everything of your arms to wrap calm around that.
5 / 5 Charlyn
A excerpt has found on-line () of this book intrigued me enough to read a book in his entirety. First to read this book, my knowledge of the octopus has surpassed grieves to know have eight arms. A book there is not disappointed. Now I comprise this octopus has souls-- is intelligent, curious, and playful. His hips thrill of experience, likes depression. The majority of of the this is to transmit in some premiers pocolos capitulate, which has done a lovely reading of the book. In his heart although this rids is not roughly octopus. It remains in the annale of a writer, his spiritual or travesĂ­a of soul. An author steers ours attention to some forms of reports with some personnel of aquarium and some diverse creatures of sea under his cure. Joy And tears in both sides. We learn of some feelings of author to feel an octopus in his skin for a first time--an unforgettable experience. The travesĂ­a of arrivals of Montgomery of the lady in touching that it learns the deep sea that dives to experience an octopus in his half natural. Then, like some ends of book, is behind in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New, and Karma, a current captive octopus, is 'entertaining' the crowd. In fact, Karma is showing behaviour of octopus. A crowd is 'the be entertained for' he. We know that an octopus is really experiencing? Enough, we see the experience of an author of a scene in an aquarium. As this is spending, reflects on like his experiences with octopus 'has changed my life for ever. I love him and you love him always for we gave me the present adds: it deep plus that comprises that half to think, to feel, and to know.' An African saying comes to import: Until a history of a hunting is said for a lion, a history of a hunting always will glorify a hunter. This rids is not in a soul of an octopus, but a soul of an author to concern of the that the life has been enriched for some form of reports with these creatures of mar. If these creatures of the wild sea there was not state takes of his natural habitat, some reports an author formed with them would not have spent. It is this ethical? It has liked him the sincerest discussion of a ethics to maintain wild animals in captivity, which is a base for some reports. His omission surprised date that a book has been written for the naturalist writer and published in 2015.
4 / 5 Sonia
A do one to oblige the and comprehensible chance, sprinkled with fascinating observations and episodes, for some giants Pacific octopus having the big terracing of intelligence, the question that solves qualified, qualified to relate to and bond with humans and the clear theory to import ossia absentee of everything but the very small species.

So much, reason two stars? It Likes him the progress of book with an accumulation to convince of evidence of an octopus' intelligence, is paralleled for, for me at least, he disturbing obliviousness in a part of an author to some circumstances that she and other people impose in some animals. If they are like this sentient and conscious to the equal that look to be, then as it is imprisoning and in his insulating in the moral of tank? An author, and all the world-wide more in a book, looks totally blind to this same question to the equal that describe intimate and fulfilling reports with some octopuses. An author has to that be out of an octopus for several months and loses it every day, with thrilling and with some plans of anxiety to be gathered, and has the joyful finds. I agreed women those who result enmeshed with lifers in prison, although in this chance a woman is more like governor.

Are in no way an animal activist or PETA defender. That I object to of the one of the east a hard and creepy contradiction.
4 / 5 Lizabeth
Full of anthropomorphism. Anything some motives, feelings, and the subjectivity of an octopus could be, is unlikely to ask a lot of cuddling. This behaviour is far more probably to be concrete to animate-blooded mammalian, which have temperatures of big organism and is born alive to animate, nurturing mothers. It conceal when being a chance , all this book is imputing human/feelings mamĂ­feras to these colds-blooded the aquatic creature is ridiculous, and therefore quickly it grows to nettle. I will not read another book for this author.
5 / 5 Taunya
Way too much in an author and his travesĂ­as, discussions and feelings. A lot roughly to the equal that seats when touching an octopus. Also to plot roughly that an octopus has to that be feeling ! A lot little in a known science of an octopus. So only it can tolerate the pair of chapters. Perhaps this is coming later.
4 / 5 Sherley
This book is basically in the experiences of an author with octopuses, both in an aquarium and in a wild. By means of a book, the readers are presented to the few different octopuses and learn in his personalities, bolt, and interactions with an author. This has been recommended mine and liked, but has not been like this engaged as it have expected to be. Some parts are interesting, many me to smile of knots, and some appearances are quite sad, but in general, a book less has interested to have/has expected. At all a lot of raisin; but it is enjoyable to learn on some characters and his lives.

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was sad to learn that some octopuses in an aquarium some volunteers of author has been taken and took of some wild to live in some aquariums. This is directed and justified, but the mine remains sad, especially of some octopuses in a book often tries to escape his tanks. I have wished so only they could have given some merit to an idea that creating an octopus of the birth in an aquarium could be more bondadoso this in spite of fulfil his has declared aim.
5 / 5 Madelaine
Done of a lot of years, when you research my first book, ‘Fresh Creatures, Hot Planet,” has read Sy the travesía of “Montgomery of some Pink Dolphins.” Has has wanted to that rids but had not taken around the reading another of his books up to now.

When Have in the first place begun read “A Soul of an Octopus” could do not dipping down. They are an animal lover and the author of fauna and flora, this in spite of have not given the a lot of octopuses has thought. For a first half of a book was in sponge —with thrilling drenching arrive all a fascinating information and for real identifying with the passion of Montgomery for octopuses.

Then, when a book has directed more in the reports of Montgomery with some people those who has done/volunteered in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New (and the little in his spiritual faiths), has to admit that a history has tugged the bit for me. This in spite of, was not that more you can have done and stuck with the concept of a book. It was virtually impossible state to write the book-handwritten of period with at all but page with which page of “Wow! I have not known that in octopuses!”

If this was the novel , would be the little more critical on some pages that any grab me or felt likes was to fill . Some pages where my interest wavered was still a lot-written. And the one who is to say that other readers would not relate to these pages more than me have done?

So many, for me, has to look in a big picture: they are I happy has consecrated a time to read this book? A response is more to good sure he! I will not see never of the octopuses some same again, and a next time are after an ocean or the commercial aquarium that sees an octopus will be more than entity in my alcohol.

Ossia A big plus accomplishment of Sy the book of Montgomery. First to begin, more the readers will ask , “Reasons I possibly cured in octopuses?” Then, once they finalise, these same readers will ask , “Reasons has not been I ardent in octopuses before?

Marty Essen, Author of: Endangered Edens: Exploring a Fauna and Shelter of Arctic National flora, Cost Rico, a Everglades, and Puerto Rico
and Fresh Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring some Seven Continents
5 / 5 Vickie
Of the wonderful, lyrical, account of a report among intelligent, structured mammalian that earth of bolt, i.et., Humans, and some creatures of some seas, especially octopuses of invertebrate. Ossia The narrative magic of like this different this form of the life is, but that incredibly alike is a same time. Some descriptions are awe -inspiring, provocative, and evocative, and I, also, has fallen enamoured with octopuses to read this book. Alma of an Octopus: An Amazing Exploitation to a Marvel of Consciousness gave pause to consider a miracle of life in our planet, and to ask the one who another life of surprises can have elsewhere in a universe. For for real, some propiciado by oceans more than Earth that do our landmasses, this in spite of do not know some means of the like bolt there and the one who alive. Kudos To Sy Montgomery to invite readers the interface with octopuses, fish, eels, crustaceans, mollusks, and all the classes of creatures of sea, as well as to fulfil some of some humans those who concern for them and enable a rest of knots landlubbers to see in the number of big aquaria, and to imagine these divers of amazing meetings experience when they go down to a mar. A must-read for lovers of character, but even more like this calm never included thought in an octopus before! You are in still an emotional adventure and the cognitive challenge like any another!
4 / 5 Cindie
I have maintained once an octopus in the aquarium of water of the mar. For a week that has maintained, spend all his time that looks each movement that has done. Every night still this in spite of me piled an aquarium with plywood heaped with books and anything heavy, she crawl was and would find his in a coverage a next morning. The thought had died, would scrape his to the dustpan and place lucido behind in an aquarium where avenges the life -- unhappily. Has like this impact on me that for an end of a week has known has had to that dip behind in an ocean. His enormous consciousness had done to feel me small and stupid to try to maintain the creature that could do felt that way in the small aquarium. This past in 60 east but has not forgotten never and is not never be of crazy roughly octopus (and cuttle fish). Has like this consistently underrated some creatures share a world with this this was for the wake on asking me. For awhile, has wanted to be the marine biologist but I have known would not want to spend my murder of time and that cut on living creatures the escientifically' study them. If the rats do not take on , that surely an octopus once is to go. Oh, Yes, and I have LOVED THIS BOOK and a woman the one who wrote it.
4 / 5 Ayesha
Felt some descriptions of editor was misleading. His raved in this book. And while I have been thrilled with a first half of a book of then learnt in octopuses, was a lot of positive in this experience to read initially. But then an author taken to his excursions of scuba diving and his reports with other divers and he felt has deceived enough. Has thinks that that a book was in a lifestyle and physiology of an octopus, no in his scuba diving misadventures and reports with other divers. I ask a folks those who has written some descriptions of the in fact read editor his whole book. It was the disappointment of mine .
5 / 5 Candelaria
Disappointing. Appearances learn more on some lives of octopuses, but instead I the majority of a history was roughly any one visiting several octopuses in an aquarium. No the big defender to maintain animal in captivity - an author still describes the one who any one of some animals owe that have really boring - but in planting to learn a lot of facts in these amazing creatures, take cariche of the histories lateralmente small on some personal lives of some other people that visit or doing in an aquarium.

Has read this book with which 'That the Fish Knows' that is the brilliant book , a lot insightful, and has dipped perhaps a too big fence and has been expecting something alike.
4 / 5 Frieda
There is not founding Sy Montgomery to be the good writer. I have struggled to finalise a book. They are in accordance with quell'another launches descriptions. Considering a quantity of time am spent to read this book, has not learnt to plot of new information in an octopus. A lot a book reads like the newspaper. I have learnt more than I have wanted roughly Sy partner, hopes,sleeps, and aches of organism. Example: soyarion has been missing for the few weeks of our Wonderful Wednesdays, plagued with headaches. But a week I surprise with happy informative: it is by train to marry . We have fulfilled his brown-haired, bespectacled beau, Dave Lepzelter, he postdoc in biophysics in University of Boston, any one Wars of Estrella, his new rats of pet, and a anacondas. Has not dipping a date of pair still, but has selected a oficiando: Scott, the hero and the mentor of Marion.' If it find this has bitten to write like this tiresome and alcohol-numbing so that I , then does not buy this book.

But that disturbed more in this book, and a reason gave it a star, is one prevails it misperception that the people have some legislations to maintain captive of octopuses against his win, deprive them of the naturalidad fulfilling life, included kill them, while a whole time that maintains that loves an octopus. Here it is some examples :

Sy describes to Know Wong like the eshipper' of octopuses. An octopus, later has appointed Karma, tried jet was Knows in an ocean, but take his in his coverage. Taken of an ocean, Ken has put Karma in the 5x5x4 tank of feet. It knows said ' want to him all' and has 'any remorse' roughly taking wild free octopuses and then subjecting to the risky transport (that it could kill it some of them) has followed of the solitary life in the small prison. It justifies to say that one the captive octopus will live the 'long, good life.' Those that people would choose to live 100 years in prison in place of 80 years like the free human being? Any one me. This attitude to be insensitive to an autonomy of an octopus is dominant in a book. Memory of an attacker and hunters of duck those who noisily proclaims that they 'ducks of amour, in front of, and character and then kill, maim, and fly some same animals with gleeful abandons. In a chapter, an octopus has appointed Kali evasions of the tank in an aquarium at night and dies in a paving. Some personnel of aquarium is sad and cry, but does not look to possess his authorship for a death of this animal that has flown of an ocean and the captive have maintained. That is worse, these people recognise an intelligence and emotional capacity of an octopus this in spite of maintain it prisoner in the small tank that in no way approximates a stimulation and full life that an octopus would experience in his half natural.

An octopus handler Andrew has appointed has been described in this way: 'When all a fish in his tank is looked dead, does not cry , but has asked instead his mamma to take loaned his scissors so many can dissect some cadaveri and discover that it has been it bad.' Sy Casually comments concealed 'Octopuses that is experimentally state blinded cruised perfectly using his sense to touch and flavour.' That roughly some sense of outrage in this treatment of animals of living feeling? Astonishingly Sy Writing, 'I longed to return to an ocean to look octopuses where his elections would be like this limitless likes the mar. Have come, would have the occasion to take my desire.' It is too bad that everything of some octopuses has resisted captive in aquariums, died in pavings of aquarium or containers of ship, has not taken his desire.
4 / 5 Verona
Was sure would love this book in that found those a lot of octopuses while submerging, and firmly when being in a camp that they, like other living creatures, is sentient souls. We can not know specifically that is thinking but leaves to give them credit so that it has thought and qualified for something more than simple reaction the physical stimulations. It was anxious to learn more roughly this.

A book takes two stars because I have read he in his entirety - one quite easy bed - and there is enjoyed an occasional information tidbits; besides if this treatment of a subject persuades a lot there to think again in such creatures, then in spite of shortcomings, has some his value.

This in spite of, gives it any more than two stars for two reasons:
1. This was quite thin gruel, as another has said, with respecting in any one new or particularly insightful information roughly behaviours of the octopus or relate them or that they could deduce roughly intellect of octopus or emotional life of closely and rigorously remarking these things. This more is the history in the a lot of visits of an author 'behind some scenes' to the series of octopuses of the aquarium taken, and on some personnel of the aquarium associated with this activity. A main gist roughly oulfulness' is drawn of as these have limited the creatures have answered to an author, and another, in of the ways that interprets to be friendship. Perhaps like this, perhaps a lot - offer little to sustain this besides a feeling of windy winding on his arms, and that it can have like this probably be some animal' tentativas exasperated to find relief of such next boring limits.

2. This heads to a second reason for only two stars. If as it looks a chance that an author and the personnel of aquarium concerns like this deeply for these creatures, like this then pode reconciles to limit - only - in the barrel of the dark boring pickle small for month the time, the animals have taken in of the youngsters and mid-life of his free oceanic houses wild. So only it can be that this anger of octopuses in his prison of barrel and try these protruding arms with his windy reason there is AT ALL MORE to DO another that dying of depression. This confinement looks cruel further one of one has taken the octopuses dies that it tries to escape, and another chomp in some restrictions in of the tentativas alike. You look he is coming to some consensus that this is not a way to treat prevailed, reasons then has to that the be well for marine creatures that is underlined in the one of the east rid a lot still likes to of point, soulful, and sentient. It does not add up.

A reasonably can contest a value, legustado and minuses of zoo and aquarium in general, but taking and closely limiting ready, free, wild animals for eventual exposure - and losing roughly in to the this process likes him estimate to do business - has implications that is an intrinsic this in spite of all but unacknowledged down-@@subject of this book. This has created it wrinkle that this reader at least so only could not win.

For the plus cogent treatment of this subject, recommends Carl Safina is 'Besides Words, The one who the animals think and Feel' or look his excellent recent TED habladurĂ­a in a subject same.
4 / 5 Dannie
This book is an author is retelling of the his on after and personal interactions with octopuses. It is memoir of his visit to several aquariums, some people fulfils in a process, as well as his visit to see these creatures in some wild as it diver. A reader the one who is interested in any one is personal musings and some lives of the character brought together fascination of worlds shared with an octopus will find this book that entertains. The same readers will learn some the interesting things roughly eat of the references of facts of scientific author here and there. But those that look for an exploitation of consciousness like this there is in the no human life-the form would owe that look elsewhere. In better an author so only reflects to the east in the way that any of can the moment that sees the exposure of wild animals has continued. Purportedly striving to comprise a esoul' of the octopuses prioritises his own (and often anthropomorphic) interpretations of his thoughts and behaviours while interacting with them. Besides it ignores a possibility that some of the his 'partner' is suffering in same captivity while describing his barren enclosures or has repeated tentativas to escape. It has developed once I have found a last quite sad and disturbing. Down to ask me like the person the one who has written the book roughly Temple Grandin can remain like this detached that no only constitutes solaz captive animal but also animal sentience like this for studios in a field of ethology. So much, in general, I seat that this reservation he disservice to an animal that is to base on. He downplays the point of view of an animal almost to a point where is insignificant. A reader is not defied to step external of his own perspective of a world-wide and therefore probably it will continue to comprise bad to to this creature likes them the author does.
4 / 5 Luciano
Has thought always octopuses like bondadosos of awesome. Fault in him misspent reading of youth in a misadventures of Doc Ock in Spiderman compounded for a delicious terror, existential of a tentacle-armed big god Cthulu, courtesy of H.P. Lovecraft.

But with the age has come the deep plus comprising that for real the remarkable cephalopods really are: eight arms that can independently (for context, consider the human using each arm for the different tasks simultaneously 
 times four), sentient skin of chameleon that gives him skills of insane camouflage, capacity that the movement forms that has left his express the ten organism of book by means of the hole key, suckers quite strong to open bounced, brains that comprises use of tool and the maternal instinct like this strong, is basically self-swipe (but saving of especially).

I octopuses are not so only awesome, is for real special — magic still ¬— possessing the sense of self awareness, and perhaps included playfulness, concealed dips him well up there with ravens in of the terms of science-befuddling consciousness.

Is for this that, in the recent holidays to Molokai, was excited particularly to read A Soul of an Octopus: An Amazing Exploitation to a Marvel of Consciousness for Sy Montgomery. Perhaps these big expectations unfairly colored an experience, but has been disappointed.

Has been to wait science more cognitive of — uses an octopus as it springboard to examine that consciousness is, included, and like laws in cephalopods and humans. Had some science and of the behavioural subjects, a lot travelogue fashion viñetas in a local aquarium and some submerges to habitat of octopus, and ruminations on like his life and some lives of the variety of characters that has crossed his street has been enriched to know several octopuses in an aquarium. It conceal no the bad fact, but for one felt of the end has known far more on some souls of some people that visit some octopuses that some real octopuses.

Is the fine writer with the clear knowledge has related to an octopus, and obviously enamoured with them. But I have expected — in fact, it has been promised like this for a second part of a title — an exploitation to a marvel of consciousness has related to octopuses (to the equal that has been resupplied in an Alcohol of a Raven for Bernd Heinrich). Had this book be titled Some Souls of Humans: An Amazing Exploitation to a Marvel of our Consciousness likes Developed by our Interactions with Octopuses, could not have found my attention that roams like this often.

Was enjoyable enough, but after speaking like this glowingly of an octopus, list it and personable is and to the equal that has done such the enormous impact in some alive the interacted with them, has found an integer backdrop of an aquarium that — objective of these majestic, thoughtful, that surprises to the creatures like sideshow the curiums that — ails, especially when the like this clearly resulted in of a death of one.

Like him still tried to accuse that troubling bit of dissonance — that these magic creatures deserve respect but is stuck like this of the prisoners in of the tests — have walked out of our little condo in Molokai to paste a beach so only to find rack he of roughly eight octopuses that dry in a sun. This class of deepened for melancholy and further soured an experience.

Cost a bed, but for the much more octopus-centric book in of the octopuses, the control was Octopus : the Intelligent invertebrate of An Ocean for Jennifer A. Mather, Roland C. Anderson, James B. Forest.
4 / 5 Dinorah
An author has sucedido fantastically transmit his ideas to some amazing complexities of octopuses, his varied personalities, likes, the aversions and some interactions have fill with grace, intelligence and included mischief, has with humans. This he that much more devastating mine that a never recognised author -- sinister so only directed -- that the majority of these good-looking wild creatures roughly that writes has been taken of a wild and resisted in captivity for human purposes, in writings in aquariums. In some point, a same author mused roughly buying the 'pet' octopus, and never apparently considers a grave injustice to take an animal of a wild, turning he to the commodity for entertainment and human entertainment. The octopuses are not domesticated like this of the cats and of the dogs, and an idea to fly them of a wild and forcing them to live in 'ours' the world-wide deeply is disturbing. It was turbulent that an author has not directed never this subject ethical at all, and apparently is quite oblivious his. Pause my heart, of signals so much that it is bad with some humans of the way still sees wild animals -- was that purport to be enlightened and touched by them, as Sy Montgomery obviously was.
5 / 5 Hollis
This is not the history in a consciousness of an octopus. Ossia The history in an author that convinces an octopus has consciousness. I have wanted sincerely learn something, but was difficult reason an author didnt offered a lot to do you cured in his travesĂ­a. In my opinion, ossia the narcissistic and lazy book .
5 / 5 Marylee
Ossia The thoughtful, a lot-researched and thoroughly fascinating book. Then reason three stars? In spite of his sensibility and value, has thinks that Crown Montgomery has lost a boat. Some animals describes the obviously unhappy looks, perhaps included depressed in his unnatural confinement. Everything of them tries to escape. All exhibit signs of affliction. While Lady Montogomery enthuses in a maternal instinct of an octopus the one who tenderly nurtures it clutch of eggs, eggs that can never hatch, felt sad and fallido for a meaninglessness of the life of this animal. It was not that a response is, but think that an author takes it bad in the number of places.

Is blissed is gone in one touches of the suckers of an octopus and feels that they love communities with sound. Perhaps. But describe the no-uncommon incident where it female octopus strangled his mate and has then eaten, a Scientist of American blog says this: “the octopuses are not known to take cuddly with an another the day-to-basic of day. In fact, ‘the octopuses touch each one which so another with his arms mainly in a context to joint and assault..,' ”

Thinks everything is “achieving was” is in fact something more. It looks probably that these animals are defending with his captors to so only has left his gone.
4 / 5 Jordan
I have enjoyed to read this book, which is written in an easy fashion. Some chapters contain some fascinating factual information in octopuses. A subject wants to read me more roughly consciousness, an intelligence of animals, and a propiciada the like our planet still unknown rest. I me also questions seriously a morality to kill that/ it eats sentient beings. This in spite of, I concur with at least an another reviewer in this I, also, has been disappointed with some of the content of a book. It was especially perplexed when the history of an author of his meeting with individual octopuses has turned to an account of his adventures and misadventures learn like the scuba-dive. On that, while the look of octopuses to be highly intelligent and ready, skeptical result roughly if the octopuses are really like this friendly like some pets and thrive in human interaction (as described for Montgomery) or if an author so only has projected his ideas and feelings to these clearly that creatures of surprise.
4 / 5 Demarcus
Has read this for the club of book. While I have learnt the plot of interesting facts in an octopus, an information has been scattered during the a lot of touchy-feely memoir fashionable book. I have found a fashion to write too emotional and very directed in an author. Also I think that a discussion of consciousness was the stray occasion of entity--the author so only skims a surface the little time in this subject. They are happy this book has like this state achieved reason want more than a world-wide thought in creatures and environmental subjects another that . This in spite of, personally do not have enjoyed this has read.
4 / 5 Vania
Ossia The gripping, heart-has felt to count again of a fascination of authors with octopusses. A naturalist, is fascinated with these creatures . . . Living in Vermont is not like this far of an Aquarium of Boston, where arrive to be able to fulfil and bond with diverse different Octopusses several years. Still it learns to submerge to explore a world-wide to fulfil Octopusses in a wild. And yes, we learn that Octopusses is a correct plural of Octopus . . . 'Octopi' Is bad!
His intelligence, humour (yes, HUMOUR!), And the question that solves the capacities are far further likes to think of imple creatures of ocean.' His physical characteristics, also, is fascinating. And you know that DNA of cephalopod is like any another species on earth?
Will not see never character a same way again. HIGHLY HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend this book!!!!!!!!!
5 / 5 Britt
Sy Montgomery is the gifted writer and the bit of an aquarium groupie with the thing for octopuses, any that has anything wrong with that. Like the reader will discover, the octopuses are ready, interactive, and fascinating creatures. An author shares his experiences with them, in aquariums and in some wild.

A book sometimes finds like the collection of newspaper along excerpts of the thoughtful person on adds it a lot of subjects, any all his strictly has related the octopuses. Some sections that the houses in an octopus are quite interesting, and attentive, based in this reviewer time with a species. It is hard no for enamorar with some octopuses an author spends long with, and that rule with significant, included human-like consciousness. A book comprises the good selection of photographs by heart. Well recommended to this interested in a subject.
4 / 5 Shakia
Has found this book to be an excellent read. I have known little the swimming in octopuses and found some ideas fascinating. I owe that say, this in spite of - spoiler alert - I was a lot of distressed to the equal that have read roughly Kali an octopus the one who has been maintained in the quite small barrel. It is obvious desperately wants to was and the stimulation has required, but has been maintained there for month. When Transferred to an aquarium, an author volunteered to spend a night to be Kali sure would not find an evasion. But it was said the would not be necessary, that the night watchman is coming around the each few hours. As it results, an octopus dies after 15 minutes out of water. It has done absolutely any sense of mine. To captivity and the death of Kali pursue.
5 / 5 Clint
Sy Montgomery has the way to draw calm in and feeling connected to some animals writes on, so much so that, the chair like these beings is in your immediate world also. I have had my own reports with octopuses of a cost of Hawaii and there is always cherished like them the partner. But after reading Sy book, chair this even more so much. It does not think it is technically a better writer and are not a better reader and often does not finalise the book. Always I have finalised his books. There is academic information on some animals writes on to the long lateralmente some emotional reports with them. The octopuses are creatures really amazing . If it calms it does not take never a casualidades to fulfil a personally, reading this book is a next better thing .
5 / 5 Shelley
A lot of nonfiction roughly the experiences of a woman with, and learning roughly, octopuses (any octopi!). Well writing and entertaining, and has learnt to plot in these fascinating creatures. In this book takes to read roughly a lot so only an author but also some of his human and friends of cephalopod.

Consciousness? Any deep idea here. If it thinks that that the consciousness is so only to humans, this rids does not deter you. Otherwise, Is a lot clear of this book that the octopuses are a lot ready, has ways, can be playful, angry, and can recognise and agree and react the individual people. If this adds until consciousness, then .
5 / 5 Nisha
A title of this book is the little pertinent name, and therein there was mentido a throat-and-transmission. (Disclosure, some spoilers advances) Ossia more the memoir and meditation of the naturalist desire to feel the connection with the creature that shows more nuance and intelligence that the majority; it runs his travesĂ­a spiritual own. It warns against anthropomorphizing the behaviours of the animals but then comes from to do exactly this in a course of a book. A book is a lot of-writing, but hard to slog by means of in time, quotes a breezy, often tangential prose. It transmits quite interesting interspersed done in these creatures regarding having the data wish further to look more to a subject @@@subject, and for this I am appreciated.
Create an author to have the good heart and is that it means well but unfortunately finds like this superficially naive with a undercurrent of narcissism that can not be ignored; takings a sense of 'Look in me!' A lot of too often especially when it details his technicians of scuba diving of the learning and some challenges of the same. I have read some of an author is other books that a lot me this impression.
Has too many digressions the some lives of his friends and his own personal experience. They are a MD psychiatrist , and like such my sprain/responisibility always will be moved to the confidentiality and the discretion likes them pertains to of my patients and family/of friends. This perhaps reason finds one sharing of intensely personal details regarding the lives of these villages like this jarring especially since these pocolos to advance a purported history of an octopus; with intent second that it can see concealed that it is of these people of diverse funds can come of the joints and admire and feel the connection with this creature, ergo has said the creature has the soul, ergo is all the good people . A logical fallacy will not go to here.
Finds that it is more interesting in this book is a fact that causes such the strong moral question that is cavalierly spent for big and any spoken by this author. If we are operating under a principle that an octopus there is higherintelligence and animates it, is not doing some definite disservice the creature, to maintain in an artificial prison of our creation to be gaze in and touched with in our leisure? Had a chance where an author speaks a process to capture of an octopus that me inwardly cringe with emphasis in a danger of a process of transport. Other chances of discomfort are that one of some octopuses in a narrative is in as that has comprised to be in the big barrel that increasingly does not return in, but required to be maintained there reason another octopus in a tank a big plus still has lived. This octopus has moved once to the tank he the big plus immediately comes from to escape. Some personnel, an author, and another support of octopus the personnel is all distraught, and a character declares something to the long of some lines of 'at least does a day of liberties'. To the like saying, that in the life? A final chance where was very uncomfortable was a concept of an accident of mate/of date of Valentine's day in an aquarium of Seattle. A male and the woman is resisted in the separate tank for the common barrier that is liberto on V-day, and an audience is treaty to the show. Mina this resembles cheapen a dignity that would have to be it one the majority of private of tasks to entertainment of mass. I do not owe that think so deeply in the aquarium/of zoo previously, but felt an increasing feeling of unease regarding our common practices to tame character while simultaneously that shouts to some world-wide that respects it. Some jumps of hypocrisy go in me one more I meditate in a subject @@@subject.
4 / 5 Rosalee
Tagline: One can take the soul and ship he in his prison where will die it like this one is fellow .

There is prendido to read with which a Myrtle history, reason this book, as I see it, is the mix of wildly interesting facts and the bad narrative.

Has to that say that it was daunted in a start (author opennes to Another, an alien) but then an awe has begun to turn pale: such an intelligent (solitary but a bit sociable, and the curious browser) especially this in spite of, likes a lot another, has to give endure imprisonment for our distraction or investigation, or both. An end of chapter an and already seat annoyed and disappointed thus naive and an arrogant same time (and patronizing to Another) attitude: ' I dipped it/ I dipped it it was to do an octopus my fellow'.

Now, apresamiento Myrtle chance: one 80-old wry year. ( Soyyrtle Was the part of dips studies concealed has tried that same—reptiles the old reptiles—can learn new tricks'). An animal is obviously anxious to explore, anxious to know his half and all some odd creatures around (people) and in spite of living a outrageously small life in these looks of aquarium to be in shape well. To That that does not like me is that they treat of sound like the dog of pet and the object of investigation a same time. It is it likes: do this now (to the equal that can measure your intelligence) but no that now (reason now is not a time, goes to seat in the corner).

Then has Octavia. They try to feed the relative: it squid. It does not look to like an idea. They do not know reasons, included although the octopuses are said to be character. I mean: same Character. (I will not know sure reason Octavia will not eat this squid still this in spite of as an octopus there is in a paper, reason so only can not be this author is and his mates of aquarius' attitude. Apparently in spite of a book' catchy the title is not taking the idea of a soul fundamentals.

I marvel because the humans tend to feel like this proud when the wild animal behaves in (that interprets that) the friendly way. My supposition is that such some animal servants like the mirror for our pride of fake (to be the purportedly upper) and, simply place, for our vanity.

This book agreed that I hate an idea of wild animals in captivity. Lately it was curious in octopuses because some times have had the occasion to visit one in Gdynia Aquarius in Poland. His name Karolina (Caroline). They maintain his in the relatively small tank (nowhere approach a tank) and pode any quite a lot of hide. I guess it is bored the death or there is depressed included. I have seen there in 2005 and in 2013 an in 2015. Now it knows it is impossible for Karolina to be an alone octopus all these years. It is quite sad, and also significant that it is always Karolina. Tip our mentality, our place perceived in a natural world aldea for voicless (but so only ours) and anonymous (the same here) 'any-character'. His there, but also in the—humans everywhere, apparently does not concern for the soul or to individuality of the octopus. Well, I can say that this book, like this bad like the meeting to be, helped to comprise this tiny bit of a world.

Also, would have to thank an author to quote Henry Beston: the animals are 'other nations, took with us in a coverage of life and time, fellow prisoners of a splendour and work of an earth.'
4 / 5 Bao
The author admires animal but looks to defend that they maintain intelligent some have limited.
5 / 5 Jacqualine
This has begun was well, with the plot of information in of the octopuses. Roughly halfway by means of him turned to the 'As it adds are I?' Book in an author. Attended takes more idea to an alcohol and life of an octopus, but instead has taken a history of as an author taken the scuba, like this determined is, like this difficult is for his, all of the his others trips, etc. has had sections of a book that looked to have little to do with octopuses. I found it a lot difficult to finalise.
4 / 5 Dinah
An octopus is one of my favourite creatures. It was excited like this to undermine to this book. I have loved the way of an author to write. It is fun, entertaining and informative. So to the equal that have think that it has known in an octopus, has finalised to learn more. An author also veer was so much could learn in other creatures. This was enjoyable also. An only thing that maintained to give 5 star is that sometimes these tangents that an author would go could be the bit to held, especially when it was roughly all some people take to know to the long of a way. Ready to read more than an author this in spite of.
5 / 5 Claudio
... It marks this currency anything more. Probably more than an author that is to be require, but the few pages his time in the aquarium of Boston and other' interactions with some animals there elevate this book for me. The interactions of a young lady with a anacondas would owe that be required reading punctual in pupil, likes, sixth note in a late plus. It is all good biology and zoology, and another ''ologies', but during a book is human-animal interactions that is really the one who need to be said more these days. This book is the good, and required, any to recognise a humanity in of the animals.
5 / 5 Domitila
'A Soul of an Octopus' is an emotional, revelatory book in a biology, psychology, and the neurology of octopuses has planted of some experiences of authors with them in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New and in diverse scuba travesĂ­as. On its own name, and without accidents assume more people, one researches a later and the discovered on some capacities of octopuses are that they fall jaw. Montgomery vivid and captivating descriptions of his interactions with them call to question the common faiths in the animal are able to think, socializing, and personalizing. It opens a door to the philosophical questions that involves consciousness and an idea of the soul that will leave you thinking among reading and long with which finalise a book.

But another like of this book is not so only the one who this naturalist develops in octopuses, but the one who his and his friends of aquarius' the interactions with an octopus say roughly the and so many people. There is a lot of obliging the passages that describes a personal confusion of some personnel and some volunteers and like some interactions with some octopuses soothe his way and resupply calming perspective on life. This book is in a lot of ways also roughly like the people interact with and treat animal. A point underlined of a book, concealed is remained with me, is to a debate on likes an aquarium would owe that treat a quickly declining Octavia and a youngster, curious Karma. While all adapt concealed 'to share with us his amazing and revelatory life, has had to that Octavia comfort and respect in his final,' differ in the opinions of the like the action is more respectful. Each page is has thought to cause.

Can not recommend this more for the people have interested in character, biology, and psychology. But really, Sy Montgomery, in the voice to the equal that calm documentary narrator, the attractive joint so that detail with nuanced emotion, that has something in this book to appeal the almost all the world.
4 / 5 Elin
Has has wanted to all in this book. A balance of the scientific curiosity and that the spiritual awe was will add it to some animals fulfil with an author. A delicate nudge to awareness of consciousness in a lot of levels and our common experiences with beings like this our aliens. Well fact. I have read this aloud my Mamma of 85 years , disabled and there is it wanted, also. I maintain to speak to the his roughly fulfilling an octopus now and as when done to shake 'hands' to the equal that can try his salvation. He his laugh to think roughly. Priceless. It thanks for so much.
4 / 5 Floretta
I octopuses are the mystery adds : an intelligent mollusc, able to communicate with and agree humans, some animals concealed to learn but doesnt race his youngster, and this achieves old age in four years. Ossia it fascinating Introduction in a world of octopus, which present some researchers of advantage as well as his personalities of invertebrate. An author has boundless empathy with octopuses and transmits some of a joy to spend long hours with them, like this viscerally that images can feel a light touch of his arms and windy. It asks in our connection to a natural world and the consciousnesses a lot ours own. After reading this I has wanted to read more in octopuses and immediately turned to "Octopus" for Anderson and to the for some diagrams and of the facts that is missing further of personalised account of Montgomery.
4 / 5 Santo
Are an avid animal lover , but the sea has considered never creatures to have value or a lot of personality. This book has opened my eyes and plot to a beauty of an ocean. Has-liked me an adventure to some personalities and of the conflicts of some people those who has done in an aquarium, and some volunteers. Have enjoyed especially some volunteers Anna(those who struggle with a lot of subjects of health and aspergers) and Christa(of the that the amour for his brother Danny was pure and sweet).

Obviously, reviewers the one who has experience with aquariums and some animals therein tin a lot like this reserve reason is not the 'look in these facts and have new info in cephalopods!!' Book. It is the 'I animals of amour and has wanted to take to know the little aquarium octpuses' the personalities rid.

All some people in this book are so only lovely human, and his joy in doing fault and that worries for our aquatic world-wide-the mates was uplifting for me. Like masters that.
4 / 5 Janeth
One of my favourite books - and seldom has read No-Fiction! I will not think never of Octopuses a same way. A writing is delicious and each few pages, has had fascinating bits of information in these creatures. Sy Montgomery is the special person and these starts in this book. It was perplexed that some people found them several meetings with some Octopuses that has held. So only it can it do not see concealed. Each meeting was the only experience and each one which so it aimed it different and incredible appearances in these fascinating is. Thank you Sy Montgomery! I have recommended already this book to a lot of friends and highly the recommend here.
5 / 5 Domingo
Can do not saying that what book has to that enamorar with to toss averts him with which the short able to did not conceal. Ossia Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!! Calm perhaps precise to the amour has not had always the years of pet in that felt it that a espoke mine telepathically' the years have visited an aquarium and that has collected Michael Hopko octopuses of glass and David Delamare illustrations and jewels of octopus. And seeing them in a wild in Cost Rico.... They are for real magic of this this calm reservation can experience the enamoured fall is the present . It gives it to calm.
4 / 5 Marhta
Would not have considered never reading the book in octopuses (all have known roughly was that the people have eaten his arms, which looked mine the a lot of unappealing perspective) if the partner has had any raved in this book and roughly octopuses the one who ready is. Because I respect his recommendations have bought this book, and could hardly dipped the down. I have been surprised that the octopuses are ready, relates the people, and have a lot of skills. An author is the naturalist the one who has done with and has has researched octopuses in an aquarium for years, and writing in the a lot of involving way. Now they are a a the one who there strongly is recommending this book to a lot of my friends! P.D. With which have read a book has looked some on-line video roughly his, which of course would not have considered never doing has had no law this book!
5 / 5 Talitha
Calling an octopus the looks of creature almost to be bad, given the one who estupefaciente is, But, is in a same family as to yearn them, oysters and another mollusks, and the doubt would have a lot good to say roughly the another that that comes from well.

This book explores an octopus by means of the interactions of an author with the number of them in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New in Boston. It likes quota of knots , he at the beginning the chairs were creepy, but like his gt to know them, learns has incredible intelligence and is each individual creatures. Imagine an animal concealed does not see calm for month, but agrees that to 'taste' to calm likes and recognises of calm of that. And, this in an animal concealed is not supposition to be like this intelligent how is and has the relatively tiny brain!

An author portrays an octopus how is and, in some measure, anthropomorphizes his, this in spite of, quotes his personalities and quirks, is easy to see like this can spend. It writes a lot well and it writes of his heart, leaving a reader to feel a lot of his feelings.

Ossia An excellent book that would have to be read by any with an interest in of the animals or intelligence. It changes a way thinks roughly a lot of things.
4 / 5 Florinda
This pound touched like this little not having never. I have read constantly, but these reservations somehow grabbed like me a lot another. I have had always known octopuses (yes, octopuses, any octopi, as you will learn in a book) is incredibly intelligent, but a way Montgomery the ameno to the life was simply fantastic. I will not eat never octopus again - would be likes to eat my dog. Some personalities, shenanigans, prescience of these creatures blow me era. Highly it recommends this book? Uh, DUH! If it love the animals and the amour that learns new things roughly his, this book will thrill you.
4 / 5 Raleigh
Sad, the dissent. Appearances for the deep plus, more the discussion has based scientifically. Instead, this was a anecdotal the account of an author is hanging was with four octopuses in an aquarium, more the little bumbling tentativas in scuba diving. He the terrific long test in the experiences of an author like the naturalist, but no the book in octopuses, and certainly any one the serious book in an evolution of consciousness. After the first promising chapter, has had too many heartwarming the histories roughly celebrate of anniversaries, flange collies, heroic volunteers, disabled spouses and like this on, the time that is resulted positively maudlin. Well it likes that it classifies of of what, but here go to look for something more serious and more involving in a real science of octopuses.
5 / 5 Henrietta
'A Soul of an Octopus' is the wonderful exploitation of a world of an octopus and a person is (the author, Sy Montgomery) fascination with this creature. It is not so much the scientist treatise how is the good history the one who habladurĂ­as in just like loans an octopus is. In some respects, is like the very long piece of A New Yorker or alike publication, but, in spite of that, does not take boring at all.

In a book, fulfils three very different still incredible octopi (or octopuses of like this which the plural of forms loves use) - Octavia, Kali and Karma. By means of his histories, learns extracted adds in an octopus, comprising his anatomy; his habits of diet; his reproductive habits; and, a lot especially, as it interacts with humans. I found it fascinating like some flavours of octopus with his arms!

A book is also sad, like the knots @give a short lifespan of an octopus and like two of a three octopi in a book finally die. A same time, a book is uplifting, how is said by means of a lentil of any (again, Sy Montgomery) the one who for real loves these creatures. It is also uplifting to read on some other players in a book, all that loves some pocolos animal also. It does for an interesting discussion in some feelings any one can develop for an animal.

One of some the majority of the interesting concepts in a book is an idea of consciousness - specifically that animal others that the humans possess consciousness. A way that a octopi the law simply is that it surprises and far further that it could you to it expect. A book costs that so only.

Think that any the one who law this book will enjoy it tremendously. Sure I have done!
5 / 5 Deloise
A esoul of an Octopus' is to good sure the book for all the animal lovers and especially for partidĂĄrios of the creatures of mar. has known no Never a lot in an octopus and surprised in his varied types and of the measures as well as his different likes and aversions in his personalities. Some same requests other creatures of sea in a book. When be run of one 'ageing the population has been surprised in some occasions that is available for this interested and that looks for the career in a esea mondĂł. A book is a lot of writing in shape of history and easy to comprise.
5 / 5 Kip
I amour that reads natural history and has thought has known enough bit it the octopuses but this pound have opened my eyes in the new world-wide integer! Like this usual Sy Montgomery written in an accessible way so that his book can be enjoyed and comprehended for both adolescents and of the adults. I have known that the octopuses were sentient the beings but I not having @@give like this very different is the another forms of life and, in a lot of ways, like this upper his senses are. If some octopuses in Sy the book there has been opposable thumbs and of the vocal agreements could learn even more! How it is it can trust Sy sensitive but scientific evaluation of these odd and wonderful creatures. Some individual octopuses that Sy has studied committed, ape, fascinating the able creatures comunicacionales and social interaction. ( If, I like him, has thinks that that they could do to pet of good be sure to google a cure requires— thinks it will change your alcohol. These incredible creatures really have any be business maintained in captivity unless you are instrumented also like Aquarium of Boston and included then... ) Sincerely I expect that Sy the book will cause human to wince in an idea to order octopus of the paper or in a chance of Detroit Redwings defenders of Hockey, launching an octopus in a gel to open each one that like this of his games—ouch! A day will look behind in horror in as it has treated this ape, intelligent, beings. I expect that the day is punctual.
4 / 5 Quentin
Montgomery is unfolding saga of generations of octopuses ( each living so only the few years) almost pulled calm to a tank with these curious creatures, intelligent. To touch his keepers' arms and using his very powerful tentacles to try some humans, these mysterious creatures can identify each one that like this of the his human caretakers, but more than that, these playful the animals can read a way of the each arm of person afterwards with. The majority of fascinating is that some powerful tentacles laden with alarming suckers, humans to touch never like this softly. Reading in a wide row of behaviours, yearned to visit mine next plus oceanarium. These rests of thrilling book nestled in my memory together with the new fondness for these seldom seen earthlings.
4 / 5 Claude
Bah. An author preening the presentation of the pointed puff tip the one who upper the person is to like squishy animal. I say to plot in his estimativa personal of his, less in a critters uses to exhibit his wonderfulness. I launched it on one recycles battery with which one 2nd understand.
4 / 5 Rosana
There is enjoyed this recognition with octopuses (any octopi, Sy explains) and his defenders. It is full of amazing facts. It results that until recently any one has thought that that it was sure to interact with some cephalopods, as any personal knowledge of some animals am not existed. I have known that is to be think to be intelligent, but has not had any concept of his capacities and personalities. It has given a book to the sister the one who there would be any particular interest in invertebrates, and loves it. When you spend It on to another sister, was also enthralled. It is the present adds .
4 / 5 Emmy
Delicious ! Like an ex scuba diver this in spite of snorkeler, like desires this book was exited sooner in my career. My knowledge and entertainment
of this fascinating the creature has augmented one hundred fold. An author written with utmost empathy for some people with learning inabilities and
to the equal that can interact with an octopus that spends to like tactile to an animal and by means of that the sense of interaction with another sentient
the be that it spends the feeling to belong which often is that lacking of in his daily lives. A backroom the operations of the very known aquarium was
fascinating and some studios of a general audience like this true, like this true. Education and whetting an interest of a youngster and old is a lot of fact
in the book that want to wants to learn more in an octopus and is beguiling ways.

Top Customer Reviews: Spirals in Time: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 44 ratings
5 / 5 Lisha
For the years have the shells have collected, and the chair abandons during a house. The May There Was has thought a lot of data of some molluscs that inner lives. Even so, the AMAZON routed me these reservations that reads so suggestive. I have wanted a coverage, as I bought it. That had mentido of fascination in the each page! The fossils date behind 540,000,000 years. These molluscs have evolved, of sea in earth. Has teeth, which some use like arms. Absolutely engrossing the reading yes wants character. I have not finished a book as me savor each section. Even so, it has wanted to to write the descriptions of radish for the who could consider give the present of the moment Natal. It IS easy to comprise like this use of marine biologist imaginary visual sake. A real gem of the book. My praise my big plus.
5 / 5 William
I am the sheller (Suncoast Concologists, FL),with still the plot to learn in life of underwater animal. As I am always interested to learn more. Helen Scale the credentials is impressive but, felizmente, writes in the way down below-subject- of earth and uses daily experiences to describe like these alive creatures and law. It IS a enjoyable read. Yes, it uses some names of Latins for some molluscs as it can identify each what so properly (has to a lot of the amours!) But east rid bed like the history those aims what fascinating and complexes these creatures are. IMost Of the nodes only wants to know something in these lovely and shapely the shells find in a beach as we can appeciate the and these reservations surely concealed. It gives ideas to think enough...In marvel in...But it do not say it never 'it Calms he should.or have any one'.
4 / 5 Myles
I have bought a book based in some excellent descriptions here. You are the restless bit in a principle of a book, in his introduction of childhood in some mysteries of creatures of sea, which found wee bit twee. But aim enough a house moved in a truly fascinating, oddball life to peel fish and his prime. An author writes simply and clearly the things have complicated enough, and his analogies are very apt as well as charming (concealed a change of hermit of crabs his houses/of shells are the personal favourites ). One obligatory ecological exhortaciones is backed by scientific evidence, clear-rid, and felizmente, does not enter a road of some delicious bits in some creatures to mar. when being on all the sides constantly that is all condemned because of a road lives our lives, while there it is the roads adds of election in a subject. I any one require a doomsday screed in my material duquel the reading is supposed to be for entertainment. This book gave me hours of entertainment. An only thing would ask is additional illustrations of some mysterious and remarkable creatures that has an accident in this book. I have bought one Kindle version; perhaps it has more than illustrations in a hard copy of a book?
4 / 5 Lorene
If you know anything in of the crabs of hermit probably know that they live in the peels of empty snail that spends to protect his parts of offer, and can know that at the end they outgrow a shell that is living in and has to look for the main unit If the crab of hermit this is looking for the new house finds an empty shell, the explore and finds that it is on age, he very advances and just sigh down a line, chair and wait. Another hermit the crabs will take opinions of a situation, coming on and has the look in an empty shell, and all has interested the crabs then will form the line in of the orders of measure, elder more after an empty shell. At the end the hermit the crab will come to the long of, finds that an empty shell is the perfect access , abandons a shell enters, and movement in. A first crab in of the lines will move in an only abandoned shell, a next crab will move in a shell that or leaves behind, and so-down a line. Each crab in of the lines takes the new house those accesses perfectly.

That is to say a first thing learnt when open Torsions in Timing at random and read the page or two, to see was the book would be interested to read. If you are looking for the book of typical shell, filled with masterful photographs by heart of shells intricately patterned, that is to say more to good sure any pound since you. If you are quite of the naturalist to be interested to know that some masters of intricate shell can have served like the memory-advisor in a manufacturer of shell, aiding builds him his shell in good order, or learn that a rasping teeth of a limpet is done of a compound to stuff that is a biological known material more take, or discover that a marine snail has nicknamed a giant triton eats wheel-sized, poisonous, choral-crown that destroys reef of thorns starfish, then probably will enjoy to read Torsions in time. The scales of Helen of the author says only quite quite each what so of some a lot of subjects in a book to spark curiosity, and yes has so the curiosity as it find me control google to learn more, and to look photograph of some quite a lot of shells. But, with of the so subject coated, a reader can find interest waxing and declining I, for case, was intrigued when learning quite some of some details of the that is to say known or suspected in an evolution of mollusks (the control of wave insists in mollusk while google research to be so posed in mollusc) but me expsito very less interested in some details of agriculture of commercial molluscs.
5 / 5 Gabriel
The scales of Helen of the door of biologist of Marina a world of shells in a daily reader. I have used this for a project of the anthropology and was highly informative and also amused to read. Utmost work for any give the support knows more in these good shells collect.
5 / 5 Bridget
I have enjoyed a lot this book. You are the very Interesting , educational, and has thought to cause read. Some fluxes to reserve well and was easy to comprise. Highly it recommends this book all over the world that the has not been never fascinated by any just shell but also life of sea, some oceans, and the impact of the humanity in our future.
5 / 5 Angelika
The torsions in time was one the majority of interesting, very written, and the book has researched superbly has read in of the shells. I enjoyed it very and it can not pose down! Highly it recommends this book to peel collectors!
5 / 5 Sam
A wonderful, fascinating has read. Like The boy, has been taken in of the trips to total fossils with my father. A esecret life' of peeled and unshelled mollusks through the times are in fact the fascinating a, and Helen Scale the spectacular work that writes the variety of chapters that amuses, intrigue and informs. Highly recommended, included in the layperson.
4 / 5 Toi
A fascinating the book written in an easy way with a lot excites and know width. Studio with the sense to ask a creation and importance of shells in a living web in this planet, and augments our awareness of some threats of contamination and global environmental change in this web of the life in of which human depends.
4 / 5 Erline
Very very the read in an often gone through familiar big of organisms. Up there with Trevor Corbin, but very enough. Some of some chapters were the small very time, but an information fascinated. Thoroughly It Enjoy satisfied a nautilus.
5 / 5 Kaycee
Very a lot of bed in a thickness spent for familiar big of organisms. Up there with Trevor Corbin, but very enough. Some of some chapters were the pocolos long, but an information was fascinating. Thoroughly it enjoy it fulfil a nautilus.
5 / 5 Helena
Ossia The comprehensible book in shells for the marine biologist the one who informs his findings in the wide variety of shells that has studied during has travelled around a world.
5 / 5 Mozella
While I am coming to this very interested read in shells, has found this book to lose my interest in time. For me it go to too much of detail in of the appearances and of the sure subjects of things, and found me skimming these sections as I have not required a quantity of detail or information that was resupplied. Like the a lot visual person, would have liked me has had of the images of the sure shells have resupplied that is to be speak roughly in a book. I found frequently leaving a book to look on the shell in a web to the equal that can take the visual representation that describes with words. Having some images there was in a book would have been preferable. In general I am happy bed that, I so only found that lacking of is qualified to resist my attention in time.
5 / 5 Alisa
I really enjoyed this book. It liked especially learn roughly of some of some wild adaptations that mollusks has and also in an enormous function that the shells have touched during human history. Some parts were bit it dense to take by means of still me but global adds!
5 / 5 Sommer
Easy to comprise. Helen the work adds to do you that it wants to read more in shells. Rid adds. There is alot of history in shells that many of us do not know . Pound very interesting in my opinion.
4 / 5 Logan
This book is full of fascinating facts, enough to do wants to go to a now same beach. But it is also the bad-informative bringer, I a sinister discussion in a likely future of one has peeled creatures that can or can not survive or adapt to acidity of the main ocean.
4 / 5 Deborah
Likes all the utmost books tongue on some 500 million years the developers and the frames look real . It is the history roughly evolution and like million of the years of experimentation creates the way more than you could expect of the mollusk.
4 / 5 Zula
There is enjoyed this book in of worlds he many. It covers a history of human report with mollusk; of a necropolis of Varna to neurological snails of investigation of inspired by cone. It likes-me the book that can direct in the subject like the shells that history of use, economy, geology, ecology, evolution, engineering and other disciplines. This book was to treat it.
5 / 5 Tisha
An entertaining and enlightening look in ours mollusk partner
I never look in that anxiety a same way again
5 / 5 Colette
I add read. I have wanted to some discharges of wide spectre of classify scientific to coin and involving mollusks.
5 / 5 Darrick
Is anything in hermit the crabs probably know that they live in the empty snail peels that they spend to protect his tender parts, and can know that finally his outgrow a shell that is living in and has to that look for the big plus a. If the hermit crab the one who is looking for the new house finds an empty shell, the explore and finds that it is too big, he no just sigh and forward down a line, chairs and waits. Another hermit the crabs will take opinions of a situation, coming on and have the look in an empty shell, and all has interested the crabs then will form the line for order of measure, elder more after an empty shell. Finally the hermit the crab will come to the long of, finds that an empty shell is the perfect access , abandon a shell among, and movement in. A first on-line crab will move to a shell he so only abandoned, a next crab will move to a shell that one leaves behind, and like this-on down a line. Each on-line crab takes the new house that returns perfectly.

Ossia One first what I learnt when have has opened Torsions in Timing at random and read the page or two, to see was the book would be interested to read. If you are looking for the book of typical shell, fill with masterful photographer by heart of intricately-patterned shells, ossia more to good sure any one a book for you. If you are quite of the naturalist to be interested to learn that some models of intricate shell can have do fault like the memory-consulting to a costruttore of shell, in that help build his shell in good order, or learn that a rasping teeth of a limpet is done of a compound to spend that is a biological hard more material known, or discover that a marine snail has called a giant triton eats wheel-sized, poisonous, choral-crown that destroys reef of thorns starfish, then probably will enjoy to read Torsions in Time. It swings of Helen of the author says so only quite roughly each one that like this of some a lot of subjects in a book to spark curiosity, and if the so much curiosity like calm will find you verifying google to learn more, and to look in of the pictures of some quite a lot of shells. But, with so many subjects have covered, a reader can find interest waxing and declining – I, for chance, was intrigued when learning roughly some of some details that it is known or suspected in an evolution of mollusks (control of wave insists in “mollusk” while google looks to be like this dipped on “mollusc”) but found me much less interested in some details of comercials shellfish agriculture.
5 / 5 Jorge
Excellent! It have to that read yes have any curiosity or attractive the shells of mar.
5 / 5 Samantha
has Learnt so much in molluscks. The desire has lived more afterwards to an ocean.
4 / 5 Shavonda
Would have liked me more and the colour and the main illustrations. otherwise, Very interesting.
4 / 5 Duncan
Partorisca The years have has collected peels, and chair in shelves during a house. It has not had Never I die has thought a lot of some molluscs that alive interior. This in spite of, the AMAZON sent this reserves partorisca read like this suggestive. I have loved a coverage, as I bought it. That had mentido of fascination in the each page! The fossils date behind 540,000,000 years. These molluscs have evolved, of sea to land. Has teeth, which some use like arms. Absolutely engrossing the reading yes loves character. I have not finalised to to a book likes savor each one of section. This in spite of, has wanted to write the rave informs so that they could consider give the pleasure the present navideño. It is easy to comprise like this use of marine biologist a lot visual imaginary. A real gem of the book. My praise my big plus.
4 / 5 Candy
Has bought a book based in some excellent descriptions here. It has been it bit it apprehensive in a start of a book, in his introduction of infancy to some mysteries of creatures of sea, which has found wee has bitten twee. But aim enough a house has moved to a for real fascinating, oddball life to peel prize & his peach. An author writes simply & clearly has complicated roughly things, and his analogies are very apt as well as charming (like a hermit transmission of crabs his houses/of shells is the personal favourites ). A obligatory ecological exhortaciones is supported by scientific evidence, light-rid, & felizmente, no among a way of some delicious bits on some creatures of mar. Listens on all the sides constantly that is all condemned because of an ours alive way lives, as we have had the shot adds of election in a subject. I any precise a doomsday screed in the mine that reads material which is supposition to be for entertainment. This book gave hours of entertainment. An only thing would ask is additional illustrations of some mysterious & remarkable creatures those who crashes in this book. I have bought a Kindle version; perhaps it has more than illustrations in a hard copy of a book?
4 / 5 Alana
Are the sheller (Suncoast Concologists, FL),with closing to plot to learn in underwater animal life. As I am interested always to learn more. Helen Swings credentials is impressive but, felizmente, writes in the a lot of down-the-way of earth and uses daily experiences to describe like these alive creatures and law. It is a enjoyable has read. Yes, it uses some Latin names for some molluscs like this each one which so it can be identified properly (the calm duty really master!) But this book reads like the history that shows like fascinating and complexes these creatures are. IMost Of the knots so only want to know something in this lovely and shapely the shells find in a beach to the equal that can appeciate his and this reserves surely that. It gives ideas to think the marvel does not say calm never ' has to that any'.
4 / 5 Melony
Has looked for an interesting, informative read; one this would resist my attention, but any to remain awake me at night, a way some histories of fiction do. It can you do not say like this it has found it this book in mine Kindle, but am like this happy has done. They are not the collector of shell, likewise the enthusiast of shell. But the joy learns new things, and has learnt enough the bit to read this book. I found like this interested in a lot of some subjects that has done more investigations after finalising a book. Have enjoyed especially read roughly calms of sea and butterflies of mar. That there is enjoyed more, this in spite of, is the voice of an author. It is very detailed and descriptive, and writing with the calm humour that loves me maintain reading. I have bought so only another of his books. This would be the good election for the collector of shell, enthusiastic of marine biology, or a the type of NPR book-friki (taste) of the that wants to learn.
5 / 5 Chun
Are a lot the natural history, as it considers a source. But there is not founding this to be the esregistro' like me so many books of look of natural history to be. Has the fastest chapters and more lens sure, but is the subject has known at all roughly have it like this enjoyed in general and has learnt to plot.
4 / 5 Mirian
Scales of Helen of the biologist of Marine door a world of shells to a daily reader. I have used this for a project of anthropology and was highly informative and also amused to read. The utmost work for any one has interested to learn more in these good-looking shells collect.
5 / 5 Madelyn
A wonderful, fascinating has read. Like the boy, has been taken on trips to gather fossils with my father. A esecret life' of peeled and unshelled mollusks by means of the time is in fact he fascinating one, and Helen Swings done the spectacular work that writes the variety of chapters that amuses, intrigue and inform. Highly recommended, included to the layperson.
5 / 5 Linnea
The torsions in Time was one the majority of interesting, very written, and the book has researched superbly has read in of the shells. I enjoyed it really and it can it do not dip down! Highly recommend this book to peel collectors!
5 / 5 Robin
A fascinating the book written in an easy fashion with a lot excites and wide knowledge. Studio with the sense to ask a creation and importance of shells in a web of life in this planet, and augments our awareness of some threats of contamination and global environmental transmission to this web of the life in that human depends.
5 / 5 Andrew
I really enjoyed this book. You are the a lot of Interesting , educational, and has thought to cause read. Some flows of good book and was easy to comprise. Highly it recommends this book by all the world the one who is not never state fascinated for any of just shells but also life of sea, some oceans, and the impact of the humanity in our future.
5 / 5 Roxane
Like the collector of time of the life of shells there is enjoyed a history of shells.
5 / 5 Jade
Ossia A exceptionally the book writes well for the marine biologist British. A book speaks mainly molluscs (Note: the scales uses this spelling in a book, as I will use it here. A book uses British spellings throughout). A global purpose of some looks to reserve to be partorisca convince a reader that the molluscs are of entities, and is convincing in this consideration. Alert of reader: if it do not think the global heating is a subject , skip this book, reason coming the transmissions of climate are coming is an element of entity in several chapters, in concrete one treating changing pH in some seas.

Says a history of shells to a large extent by means of saying a history of people has involved with shells (comprising she). This comprises collectors of shell, researchers, museums and more. Each chapter has the centrical class of @@subject some histories centre on. Once the chapter speaks cowries and to the equal that was a lot the time has used like this money; the Dutch ships would use like this ballast and on marries of arrival, some shells would be auctioned was and used in a trade of Atlantic slave, reason cowries has been used like this money in Africa a lot of for centuries--shells of Seychelles. The shells have been used like this jewels and some like this fashionable trumpet of the horns.

Perhaps one the majority of interesting chapter is in a mundane oyster. I have not had any idea that the beds of oyster can be something like this of the coral reefs in to sustain varied another life, or that shells of old oyster an excellent substrate for young oysters, and have known little roughly the one who shellfish water to filter big time. Ot That some species of oysters is sequential sex changers of female to male the woman. A mine of looks of the chapter to be the bit of the waste, an idea of silk of sea, the cloth done of a byssal edges of sure shells; a material exists but this was a less interesting history says. A book speaks the bit of evolution in some cephalopods, and directs to do the evolution that interest. There is some discussion of mathematics of like this torsion of shells.

Also an intriguing chapter is one in shells of cone, some 700 especially of marine snails that toxins to use to kill taken--to shoot the toxin-the tooth fill (yes, is the long history , which says). These toxins exist in the amazing variety and little is still state valued for potential of medical use; some have and is exciting researchers. This, averts to be an amazing history, also underlines a potential value of especially and that a value could be stray.
5 / 5 Consuela
Torsions In Time: A Secret and Curious Life Afterlife of the shells for Helen Scales is the very highly recommended, fascinating nonfiction book in conchology, and, honradamente, the one who does not appreciate of the shells? (So only the fast gaze by means of my house he clearly evident that do.) Soyrescoldos Of a phylum Mollusca is among some the majority of ancient animals in a planet. His shells resupply houses by other animals, and by means of some ages, the people have used peels a lot so only like this trinkets but also like the form of money, and symbols like this powerful of sex and dead, prestige and war.'

Torsions The time is not so only that it interest and entertaining, is also the thoroughly involving look in a history, biology and some scientists (and mathematicians) those who study shells, mainly mollusks. An information is presented by means of histories and personal experience. Like Scales of Helen of the author written in his introduction: 'This book is done on my election of histories of shell, some this product has jointed the picture of the remarkable company of animals together with some of a plus offbeat, forgotten and histories pocolas known of as these shells have done his way in a human world.'

The scales is the wonderful history teller. His science of his and knowledge of a subject @@@subject remained with a capacity to present an information in an entertaining and that involves the way has done Torsions in Timing an absolutely delicious and accessible book. Has some histories add to say that so only spend to spend to the long of the bountiful quantity of information.

Disclosure: My Kindle the edition was courtesy of Bloomsbury EUA for purposes of description.
4 / 5 Peggie
Has bought this for my young prime minister the one who has aimed the interest adds in of the fossils and of the shells , any report still in to the sound likes or of aversion.
4 / 5 Chana
Am not interested particularly in of the shells of sea and his inhabitants, this in spite of there is enjoyed a lot this book, albeit with some skipping. There is a lot of good science, in interesting facts, and good “histories”. While travesías of Scales in his investigation, is very selective in that comprises personal experiences.

A better history is in a woman of born half class in 1794 France the one who fulfils the rich trader in the Real Pair ( was there reason embroiders a dress of pair), and results the terrific biologist his width of free time. The scales regulates his with active built an aquarius prime minister, and more importantly, the special cage situated in a sea with that solve a argonaut question, one which has occupied a lot of scientific alcohol. Argonauts Is small octopi the one who spends the shell around with them, and a question was has done his own or took him. You his own, but is not until 2010 that has been to discover reason: they can fill some shells with the quantity controlled of airs to create a right quantity of buoyancy so that they look for in a depth wished under a water without endeavour.

Another history adds is in a hermit rows of crab. A crab finds the peel which is too big for him and of the waits. Other crabs are attracted and the form measures it has ordered row. Some movements of the main crab to a big shell again found, like this vacating his old shell. Each crab then successively movements to the big plus, so only vacated shell. Like the crab grows need the main shell.

One the majority of interesting science is the hypothesis so that “the increasing evidence has been found”. A fund is that shells of build of the molluscs in accesses and of the starts, when conditions, p. p.ej. Good nutrition, is well. A theory is that some colours in some interiors of his shells are dipped down under a control of a neural system, and is “read” when the shell that build resumes - in other words, some colours of shell are the form by heart roughly where has to that the left is gone in a complex construction.
4 / 5 Janita
All have wanted to know roughly more. We owe that admire molluscs, has been around the longitude of long time, hundreds and hundreds of million years. The continents have been done and unmade, the born mountains and eroded the sand, the whole oceans come and gone but the molluscs continue. Volcanoes, Strikes of meteor, ages of geles, at all him. His way of life is the success adds in a face of him. There they are, down in a seabed that does his thing. Mammals? The mammalian?

Has learnt in Geology of a Everglades for Petuch that the shells are some main averages to date spent in Florida Of the sud, on a lot a substrate and is seen easily in of the courses and of the canals. Many of some shells in his illustrations aim some the baroque galas remarked for the lady means like this when be associated with especially tropical that buys these spikes and curls like the half of defence, predators when being more numerous in some tropics.

I molluscs do not take the plot of advertising but in my city touches the big part in our civic pride. Yes! A Conch of Queen is our institute mascot here in West Key. They are everywhere, to be known like the conch is to be honored, , Here is in Pride of Conch!
4 / 5 Young
Calms never controls on the shell your ear to listen some twenty and interior of waves? You take to give it to comprise that the shell is not so only the shell, but the portal to far worlds. The people have estimated peels for his beauty, but has has done also myths roughly the with subjects of birth, sex, and dead. They have used of the like this decorations to send of a dead person, and used him for money, and more. A lore of shells, and abundance of a behind science of sailor mollusks, is some subjects of _Torsions in Time: A Secret and Curious Life Afterlife of Shells_ for Scales of Helen of marine biologist. It says of his book, “ is my tentativa to dip a record directly, to launch out of a novelty knick-skills and reestablish shells his rightful put like glorious objects that can like this things.” A beauty of mollusk the shells is undeniable, and his variety comes from/comes from the one who the evolution formed them a lot so only so that it protects for an interior of creatures, but also to help some creatures eat, movement, hide, fight, and more. The accessible account of the scales has done a lot of and of the explanations, and his excite for his subject is the delight.

The shells were some first known jewels . The shells have been used partorisca to to the long time likes them the money. They are very thus purpose; it is hard to counterfeit his, is hard, is easy to manage, and concrete shells, if appointed like this coin, can be counted to to go in weight and compatible measures. Some shells take used in a way of knives of oyster and jemmy his way to a dinner of oyster. Some shells take used likes hammer, to forests; shipworms is not worms but yearn, and has has sank fleets. Some shells take used like battering still rams smash into another mollusks. Here it is an appearance of mollusks I never first had known: textile. An enormous bivalve known like _Aleta nobilis_, or a Shell of Noble Pen, looks the enormous mussel that is in a bed of Mediterranean Sea. To be in this way, such the shell requires bosses of type, the thousand slender edges to anchor it, each one that like this roughly like this width like the human hair. These hairs have been woven to edge and done the cloth. A lot of mollusks is well for humans to eat. In fact, we eat to something like him sixteen million tonnes of them the year. There is anxiety, moulds, and oysters, of course, but in some situates the people eat whelks or conchs. Mollusks Do more for us that taking the place in our tables. It Paste Of moulds they to the rocks that use an enormously powerful adhesive which is now a base for development of synthetic biological-paste that would be it invaluable in gluing the earrings of together cloths of the surgeries. A Snail of Geographic Cone can have good-looking models, but collectors of a must of living specimens beware; a sting is often fatal to humans. Some toxins, this in spite of, can be used and modified to result medication; the neurotoxin has potential to be the medicine of powerful ache.

So much would owe that estimate our mollusk fellow-creatures, and ensure his that it is well. Of course, there are pages here on some difficulties have posed of ocean and acidification of global heating. But also, at the end few pages, balances it say roughly a danger to buy ornamental shells. A shiny, pristine the shell can buy has been taken of an animal this is to be murder to take a shell. Shells of animals that date it of course quickly results beaten or bored to. We know more in a trade in mollusks to feed that that for decorations, and has little control of an ornamental trade, which is the subject enormous . Anecdotal The reports indicate that there is penurias of the ornamental specimens have caused of harvests it on. You are less probably to have an ecological effect chooses on own shells, but the scales warns any to take alive specimens (especially some shells of deadly cone), to return any movement of rocks to look for shells, and to refrain to take each specimen finds. It is good joint , the joint had not seen never anywhere more. It is the so only slant in of the ecological subjects, of any one obviously the connoisseur and the one who obviously have cured.
5 / 5 Hattie
There is enjoyed this a lot informative pound in shells and a mollusks this resides in them. Some parts have been detailed especially for those of knots those who are no-scientific, but in general was easy to follow. I have learnt to the plot of this good book has researched like this Cowries was used once like this coin and the one who mollusks forms his shells.
5 / 5 Phung
A lot dry. A lot of big words that the person but the scientist could concern roughly. It can have been an intriguing book that judges of his title but an author is looking for to impress more than explaining. It likes him the look the dry product...
4 / 5 Numbers
Adds in depth look in of the creatures often take for has admitted. Really interesting, informative, and extraordinarily easy to read.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 60 ratings
5 / 5 Marita
I have maintained once a pop in the aquarium to water of course he. During a week that has maintained, spends all his time those looks each movement that has done. Nightly Even even so I piled an aquarium with plywood heaped with books and anything heavy, she crawl was and would find his in a coverage a next morning. It thinks that that it was fatality, would scrape his in the dustpan and situates behind in an aquarius where avenges in life -- alas. Has so impact on me that for an end of a week fulfilled has to pose behind in an ocean. His enormous consciousness had done to listen me small and idiot to try to maintain the creature that could listened that subjects in the small aquarium. This spent in 60 east but has not forgotten never and has not been never of crazy quite pop (and cuttle fish). Has so consistently underrated some creatures share a world with this this was to arouse ask me. For awhile, has wanted the marine biologist but has known would not want to spend my murder to time and hack in of the living creatures in escientifically' studios he. If the rats do not take on, that surely a pop once is to go. Oh, Yes, and has WANTED TO THIS LLIBRE and a woman that wrote it.
2 / 5 Toshiko
It listens some descriptions of the editor have deceived. They raved in this book. And while I have been thrilled with a first-half of a since learnt book in of the octopuses, was very positive in this experience to read initially. But then an author taken in his excursions of scuba diving and his relations with other buses and I have listened has deceived enough. Has thinks that that a book was in a lifestyle and physiology of a pop, no in his scuba diving misadventures and relations with other buses. I ask me one folks this has written some descriptions of the in fact read editor his book of totality. It was the disappointment in me.
1 / 5 Marylouise
Disappointing. It expect to learn more in some lives of octopuses, but instead I the majority of a history was quite any one visiting several octopuses in an aquarium. No the big adherent to maintain animal in captivity - an author described included that roughly of some animals have to have very abhorred - but in place of facts of apprentice a lot in these amazing creatures, takes loads of the side by side small histories in some personal lives other people that visits or law in an aquarium.

Read this book after 'That the Fish Knows' that is the brilliant book , very insightful, and has posed perhaps a too much big bar and has expected something similar.
2 / 5 Marty
It was sure he would want this book would want to found a lot of octopuses while diving, and firmly when being in a camp that they, like other living creatures, is sentient souls. We can not know concretely that is thinking but leaves to give them credit to have thought and qualified for something more concealed mere reaction in of the stimulations of physicist. It was anxious to learn more quite this.

A book takes two stars so that I have read he in his entirety - a quite easy read - and has enjoyed an occasional information tidbits; besides if this treatment of a subject persuades very there to think again in of the such creatures, then in spite of shortcomings, has some value in him.

Even so, give it more concealed two stars for two reasons:
1. This was quite thin gruel, as another has said, with respecting in any new or particularly insightful information quite behaviours of the pop or the relations or that they could deduce enough intellect of pop or emotional life of closely and rigorously remarking these things. This more is the history in the a lot of visits of an author 'behind some scenes' in the series of the octopuses of the aquarium have taken, and in some personnel of the aquarium associated with this activity. A big gist quite oulfulness' is designed of this these have limited the creatures have answered in an author, and another, in of the roads that interprets to be befriended. Perhaps so, perhaps a lot - he the offer little to back this alln of a feeling of windy winding in his arms, and what can have so probably been an animal' the tentativas has exasperated to find relief of such next limits of boring.

2. These leaders in one according to reason for only two stars. If while it looks a case that an author and personnel of worry of aquarium so soundly for these creatures, that then can reconcile to limit - only - in the barrel of pickle of small dark boring during month the time, the animals have taken in of the youngsters and mid-life of his free oceanic houses savages. Only it can the be that this rabies of octopuses in his prison to barrel and try these protruding arms with his windy so that it has AT ALL MORE to DO another east data of depression. This confinement looks cruel further imagine...In fact one of a taken the data of octopuses to try fugue, and another chomp in some restrictions in of the tentativas similar. It look he is gone in some consensus that this is not a road to treat primates, why then owes the be well for marine creatures that is being excelled in this book very although punctual, soulful, and sentient. It does not attach up.

A reasonably can contest a value, legustado and minuses of zoos and aquarium in general, but capture and closely limiting ready, free, wild animals for eventual exposure - and disappeared some in this process likes them prize to do business - has implications that is an inherent even so all except unacknowledged down-subject of this book. This has created the wrinkle that this reader at least only could not win.

For the plus cogent treatment of this subject, recommends Carl Safina is 'Besides Words, What the animals think and Listen' or look his excellent recent TED conversed in a same subject.
2 / 5 Greta
This book is an author is retelling of his on afterwards and personal interactions with octopuses. It IS the memoirs of his visits in several aquariums, some people conform in a process, as well as his visits to see these creatures in a savage like the diver. A reader that is interested in any one is personal musings and some lives of the character totalled by the fascination shared with a pop will find this book that entertains. The same readers will learn any one interesting the things enough eat the references of facts of scientific author here and there. But those that look for an exploitation of consciousness while it exists in the very human life-the form would have to look elsewhere. In better an author only reflects in of the this on the way that any one of can us it while it sees the exposure of the wild animals has continued. Purportedly striving to comprise a esoul' of the octopuses prioritise his own (and often anthropomorphic) interpretations of behaviours and his thoughts while it interacts with them. Besides ignore it a possibility that some of his 'partner' is suffering in same captivity while describing his barren enclosures or has repeated tentativas to escape. Once it reveals found a last quite sad and problem. I remain to ask me like the person that has written the book quite Temple Grandin can remain so decoupled that no only constitutes solaz of captive animal but also animal sentience so for studio in a field of ethology. So much, in general, drought that this reservation he disservice in an animal this is based on. He downplays the point of view of an animal almost in a point where is insignificant. A reader is not defied to step external of his own perspective of a world-wide and therefore probably will continue to comprise bad to this creature like him to them the marks of author.
1 / 5 Cira
I have not found Sy Montgomery to be the good writer. It has battled to finish a book. I am in accordance with an another revises of star. Considering a quantity of the time is spent to read this book, has not learnt the plot of new information in a pop. A lot a bed of book like the newspaper. I have learnt more than have wanted to quite Sy partner, hopes,sounds, and aches of organism. Example: soyarion has been missing for the few weeks of our Wonderful Wednesday, besieged with headaches. But a surprise of week us with happy informative: it is marrying . We have conformed his brown-haired, bespectacled beau, Dave Lepzelter, he postdoc in biophysicist in University of Boston, this wants the wars of Estrella, his new rats of pet, and a anacondas. It has not posing a date to marry still, but has selected a oficiando: Scott, the hero and the mentor of Marion.' If you find this bit to write so tiresome and alcohol-numbing likes I , then does not buy this book.

But what turbulent me more in this book, and a reason gave it or stars, is one prevails misperception that the people have some rights to maintain captive of octopuses against his win, deprive them of the naturalidad conforming life, included kill them, while a whole time that maintains that to want a pop. Here it is some examples :

Sy describes to Know Wong how the eshipper' of octopuses. A pop, Karma has appointed later, tried in jet out of Knows in an ocean, but take his in his point. Taken of an ocean, the knowledge has posed Karma in the 5x5x4 tank of feet. It knows said ' of the amours the all' and has 'any one remorse' quite taking wild free octopuses and then subjecting in the risky transport (that it could kill it some of them) has continued down the solitary life in the small prison. It justifies to say that a captive pop will live the 'long life, well.' How many people would choose to live 100 years in prison in place of 80 years like the free human being? Any one me. This attitude to be insensitive in an autonomy of a pop is dominant in a book. I remember me of an attacker and hunters of duck that vociferously proclaims that they 'ducks of amour, in front, and character and he then calm, maim, and fly some same animals with gleeful abandons. In a chapter, a pop has appointed Kali evasions of the tank in an aquarium at night and dies in a fund. Some personnel of aquarium is sad and cries, but does not look to possess his responsibility for a death of the same animal that has flown of an ocean and the captive have maintained. That is worse, these people recognise an intelligence and emotional capacity of a pop even so it maintain it prisoner in the small tank that in any subjects approximates a stimulation and full life that an experience of pop in his half natural.

A pop handler Andrew has appointed has been described in this way: 'Quan all a fish in his tank has looked fatality, does not cry , but has asked instead his mamma to borrow his scissors so many can dissect some corpses and discover that it was bad.' Sy Casually comments concealed 'Octopuses that has been experimentally blinded navigate perfectly using his sense to touch and flavour.' That quite some sense of outrage in this treatment of animals of living feeling? Surprisingly Sy writing, 'longed to return in an ocean to look octopuses where his elections would be so limitless how Course. The been come, the occasion to take my desire.' It IS too bad that everything of some octopuses has lined captive in aquariums, died melts of aquarium or containers of ship, has not taken his desire.
3 / 5 Carmelina
I have thought always octopuses what amiable of awesome. Fault in the misspent read of youth in a misadventures of Doc Ock in Spiderman compounded by a delicious terror, existential of a tentacle-armed big god Cthulu, courtesy of H.p. Lovecraft.

But with the age is come the deep plus to comprise that truly the remarkable cephalopods a lot is: eight arms that can independently (for context, considers the human this uses each arm for the different tasks simultaneously time four), sentient rind of chameleon that gives the arts of insane camouflage, capacity that forms of movement that the left wing expresses the the ten organism of book through the key hole, suckers quite strong to open bounced, brains that comprises use of tool and the maternal instinct like strong, is basically self-swipe (but save species).

The octopuses are not only awesome, is truly the special magic included to possess the sense of self awareness, and perhaps included playfulness, this poses the very up there with the ravens in nickname of science-befuddling consciousness.

That is to say why, in the recent holidays in Molokai, was excited particularly to read A Soul of a Pop: An Amazing Exploitation in a Marvel of Consciousness for Sy Montgomery. Perhaps these big expectations severely colored an experience, but has been disappointed.

Has expected science more cognitive this uses a pop as it springboard to examine that consciousness is, included, and like records in cephalopods and humans. Had some science and of the behavioural subjects, very travelogue way vietas in a local aquarium and some dives in habitat of pop, and ruminations on that his life and some lives of the variety of characters that has crossed his road has been enriched to know several octopuses in an aquarium. It conceal no the bad fact, but for a sense of final has known far more in some souls of some people that visits some octopuses that some real octopuses.

IS the fine writer with the clear learning related in a pop, and obviously enamoured with them. But I have expected in fact, it has been promised so for a second part of a title an exploitation in a marvel of the consciousness has related in of the octopuses (while it was provided in an Alcohol of a Raven for Bernd Heinrich). There is this reserves been titled Some Souls of Humans: An Amazing Exploitation in a Marvel of Our Consciousness likes him Revealed by Our Interactions with Octopuses, could not have found my attention that roams so often.

Was enjoyable enough, but after speaking so glowingly of a pop, that punctual and personable is and this has done such the enormous impact in some lives of the who interacted with them, spent one backdrop of integer of one aquarius these shows of these majestic, thoughtful, surprising to the creatures like them sideshow the curiums that ails, especially when the so clearly resulted in of a death of unit

While still tried to accuse that troubling bit of dissonance that this merit of magic creatures to respect but is bonded like the prisoners in trying walked out of our small condo in Molokai to paste a beach only to find rack besides or eight less octopuses that dry in a sun. This class of deepened by melancholy and further soured an experience.

Has cost a read, but for the much more pop-centric book in of the octopuses, the control was Pop : the Intelligent invertebrate of An Ocean for Jennifer A. Mather, Roland C. Anderson, James B. Forest.
2 / 5 Tish
An author succeeds fantastically transmit his ideas in some amazing complexities of octopuses, his diverse personalities, likes him, the aversions and some interactions have filled gracefully, intelligence and included mischief, has with humans. This he that much more estrago in me that a never recognised author -- left only directed -- that the majority of these good wild creatures quite what writes has been taken of a savage and lined in captivity for human purposes, on exhibition in aquariums. In some point, a same author mused quite buying the 'pet' pop, and never apparently considers a grave injustice to take an animal of a savage, turning he in the merchandise for entertainment and human entertainment. The octopuses are not domesticated like cats and dogs, and an idea to rob them of a savage and obliging them to live in 'ours' the world-wide soundly is troubling. It IS turbulent that an author has not directed never this ethic subject at all, and apparently is quite oblivious in him. It breaks my heart, since so signals of the that is to say bad with some humans of the road still animal voice savages -- still that feigns to be illuminated and touched by them, while Sy Montgomery obviously was.
2 / 5 Fumiko
This is not the history in a consciousness of a pop. That is to say the history in an author that convinces a pop has consciousness. Sincerely it has it wanted the learn something, but was difficult so that an author didnt a lot of offer to do you cured in his trip. In my opinion, that is to say the narcissistic and lazy book .
3 / 5 Rashida
That is to say the thoughtful, very-researched and thoroughly fascinating book. Then why three stars? In spite of his sensibility and value, raw Lady that Montgomery has lost a boat. Some animals describe the obviously unhappy looks, perhaps included depressed in his unnatural confinement. Everything of them tries to escape. Each signs of test of affliction. Crown of while Montogomery enthuses in a maternal instinct of a pop that tenderly educations the clutch of eggs, eggs that can any never hatch, sad sense and thwarted by a meaninglessness of the life of the same animal. It was not that a response is, but think that an author takes it bad in the number of places.

IS blissed has entered a touch of the suckers of a pop and when being that commune of explosion with chairs. Perhaps. But describe the no uncommon incident where the female pop strangled his partner and the seeds ate him, a Scientist of American blog says this: the octopuses are not known to take cuddly with another the day-in-basic in the daytime. In fact, the octopuses touch each which so another with his arms predominately in a context in partner and assault..,'

Think each which achieves to the east era is in fact something more. It looks probably that these animals are defending with his captors in the only left wing goes it.
5 / 5 Silvana
A majority of a book is not in fact in a soul of an octopus. It is in a life of authors, that learns that it arrest partorisca submerge, doing in an aquarium, and some people fulfil there. There is the plot of filler. She often anthropomorphizes and frames seemingly factual statements that really represent his own impression that has been it in. A romantic reader can find is obliging. A scientific reader can find is frustrating. Have Enough the bit of experience with octopuses and cuttlefish, and many of his episodes are wonderful, but a book easily could have been some neighbourhoods a measure and like this informative.
5 / 5 Ardelia
There is prendido to read half way by means of, reason an author is spent 90 of a time that speaks roughly she, his feelings, his travesĂ­a almost spiritual and so only 10 of a time that speaks in octopuses. I can not believe this was the finalist of Prize of National Book . Any precise shoot all some judges.
4 / 5 Gilda
Has each confidence that author Sy Montgomery will be impressed to see the description of his book, 'A Soul of an Octopus,' begin with the reference of hockey.

He, hockey.

In some point in the history of hockey of Detroit, any one has had a brilliant idea to launch an octopus in a gel in a start of a playoff of Cup of Stanley. Apparently a connection was that it take eight want to win a championship in this point in history of Joins of National Hockey, and an octopus there has been eight legs. Taken 16 wins to win Stanley Hoards now, but a continuous tradition in Detroit. You can count in some tents of fish to be raided for first octopuses of a game.

First to read this book, has thought of to the this tradition likes them something that looks the harmless fun - part of the heritage of rich hockey of Detroit. Now, in the bed that the endeavour the late plus of Montgomery, are much more probably to be disturbed that such the noble, that interests the creature is sacrificed in such the demeaning way.

Such is an effect of 'A Soul of an Octopus,' the frequently fascinating history roughly one of our friends of a mar.

The majority of these centres of book in the investigation to take of Montgomery to know octopuses (and no, is not octopi) better. To this aim, frequently stroll 2.5 hours again Hampshire head office , rural to Boston once the week (and 2.5 hours behind) to an aquarium, where a caretakers the sinister sound creates afterwards and personnel with these more known creatures for having eight arms.

After the moment, Montgomery discovers so only the one who complex these creatures can be. An octopus, results, can solve simple puzzles. Enthusiastically People of hail. Be bored. Amur To touch. Has the memory. Ossia A (relatively) ready mollusk. The one who has known? And we do not have any one creates so only lists it an octopus really is, as we line a surface of a subject.

One has sawed-the stars of a history are that it does in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New in Boston. They find here like this bondadosos and fond character when it comes to an ease is essidents.' When something goes bad for any reason, look for the take personally. A book has an odd history of any one going in in 3 in a morning when one at night staffer look the question. A level of devotion is impressive.

Speaking of devotion, Montgomery has been to the period adds to obtain first hand-held knowledge in a subject. Ossia Any the one who has flown in Seattle, so only to look the pair of octopuses has sex. Also it take on scuba diving, so only so that it can go submarine in of the places like a cost of Messico to take the look in of the octopuses in his natural habitat.

An author has done abundance of duties thus book, likes looks of investigation in the each page. His excite for a @@@subject certainly finds also. Some octopuses to star here are not just creatures of some deep - is resulted his friends .

An another aim - has the few scientific terms have launched roughly here, if ossia the worry . But while you could feel a need once in the moment to grab the dictionary, one has launched generally is not intimidating - same for any the one who is more familiarised with terms of hockey that sentences scienziathe. (Guilty.)

The science can be difficult for a lot of people to take, and Montgomery has the good way to mix in the first place-experiences of person with another information to do his reader of books-friendly. 'A Soul of an Octopus' follows that good tradition. You will want to use everything of your arms to wrap calm around that.
5 / 5 Wendi
A excerpt has found on-line () of this book intrigued me enough to read a book in his entirety. First to read this book, my knowledge of the octopus has surpassed grieves to know have eight arms. A book there is not disappointed. Now I comprise this octopus has souls-- is intelligent, curious, and playful. His hips thrill of experience, likes depression. The majority of of the this is to transmit in some premiers pocolos capitulate, which has done a lovely reading of the book. In his heart although this rids is not roughly octopus. It remains in the annale of a writer, his spiritual or travesĂ­a of soul. An author steers ours attention to some forms of reports with some personnel of aquarium and some diverse creatures of sea under his cure. Joy And tears in both sides. We learn of some feelings of author to feel an octopus in his skin for a first time--an unforgettable experience. The travesĂ­a of arrivals of Montgomery of the lady in touching that it learns the deep sea that dives to experience an octopus in his half natural. Then, like some ends of book, is behind in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New, and Karma, a current captive octopus, is 'entertaining' the crowd. In fact, Karma is showing behaviour of octopus. A crowd is 'the be entertained for' he. We know that an octopus is really experiencing? Enough, we see the experience of an author of a scene in an aquarium. As this is spending, reflects on like his experiences with octopus 'has changed my life for ever. I love him and you love him always for we gave me the present adds: it deep plus that comprises that half to think, to feel, and to know.' An African saying comes to import: Until a history of a hunting is said for a lion, a history of a hunting always will glorify a hunter. This rids is not in a soul of an octopus, but a soul of an author to concern of the that the life has been enriched for some form of reports with these creatures of mar. If these creatures of the wild sea there was not state takes of his natural habitat, some reports an author formed with them would not have spent. It is this ethical? It has liked him the sincerest discussion of a ethics to maintain wild animals in captivity, which is a base for some reports. His omission surprised date that a book has been written for the naturalist writer and published in 2015.
4 / 5 Alfonzo
A do one to oblige the and comprehensible chance, sprinkled with fascinating observations and episodes, for some giants Pacific octopus having the big terracing of intelligence, the question that solves qualified, qualified to relate to and bond with humans and the clear theory to import ossia absentee of everything but the very small species.

So much, reason two stars? It Likes him the progress of book with an accumulation to convince of evidence of an octopus' intelligence, is paralleled for, for me at least, he disturbing obliviousness in a part of an author to some circumstances that she and other people impose in some animals. If they are like this sentient and conscious to the equal that look to be, then as it is imprisoning and in his insulating in the moral of tank? An author, and all the world-wide more in a book, looks totally blind to this same question to the equal that describe intimate and fulfilling reports with some octopuses. An author has to that be out of an octopus for several months and loses it every day, with thrilling and with some plans of anxiety to be gathered, and has the joyful finds. I agreed women those who result enmeshed with lifers in prison, although in this chance a woman is more like governor.

Are in no way an animal activist or PETA defender. That I object to of the one of the east a hard and creepy contradiction.
4 / 5 Idalia
This book is basically in the experiences of an author with octopuses, both in an aquarium and in a wild. By means of a book, the readers are presented to the few different octopuses and learn in his personalities, bolt, and interactions with an author. This has been recommended mine and liked, but has not been like this engaged as it have expected to be. Some parts are interesting, many me to smile of knots, and some appearances are quite sad, but in general, a book less has interested to have/has expected. At all a lot of raisin; but it is enjoyable to learn on some characters and his lives.

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was sad to learn that some octopuses in an aquarium some volunteers of author has been taken and took of some wild to live in some aquariums. This is directed and justified, but the mine remains sad, especially of some octopuses in a book often tries to escape his tanks. I have wished so only they could have given some merit to an idea that creating an octopus of the birth in an aquarium could be more bondadoso this in spite of fulfil his has declared aim.
5 / 5 Celesta
Full of anthropomorphism. Anything some motives, feelings, and the subjectivity of an octopus could be, is unlikely to ask a lot of cuddling. This behaviour is far more probably to be concrete to animate-blooded mammalian, which have temperatures of big organism and is born alive to animate, nurturing mothers. It conceal when being a chance , all this book is imputing human/feelings mamĂ­feras to these colds-blooded the aquatic creature is ridiculous, and therefore quickly it grows to nettle. I will not read another book for this author.
5 / 5 Marlene
Way too much in an author and his travesĂ­as, discussions and feelings. A lot roughly to the equal that seats when touching an octopus. Also to plot roughly that an octopus has to that be feeling ! A lot little in a known science of an octopus. So only it can tolerate the pair of chapters. Perhaps this is coming later.
4 / 5 Antone
Done of a lot of years, when you research my first book, ‘Fresh Creatures, Hot Planet,” has read Sy the travesía of “Montgomery of some Pink Dolphins.” Has has wanted to that rids but had not taken around the reading another of his books up to now.

When Have in the first place begun read “A Soul of an Octopus” could do not dipping down. They are an animal lover and the author of fauna and flora, this in spite of have not given the a lot of octopuses has thought. For a first half of a book was in sponge —with thrilling drenching arrive all a fascinating information and for real identifying with the passion of Montgomery for octopuses.

Then, when a book has directed more in the reports of Montgomery with some people those who has done/volunteered in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New (and the little in his spiritual faiths), has to admit that a history has tugged the bit for me. This in spite of, was not that more you can have done and stuck with the concept of a book. It was virtually impossible state to write the book-handwritten of period with at all but page with which page of “Wow! I have not known that in octopuses!”

If this was the novel , would be the little more critical on some pages that any grab me or felt likes was to fill . Some pages where my interest wavered was still a lot-written. And the one who is to say that other readers would not relate to these pages more than me have done?

So many, for me, has to look in a big picture: they are I happy has consecrated a time to read this book? A response is more to good sure he! I will not see never of the octopuses some same again, and a next time are after an ocean or the commercial aquarium that sees an octopus will be more than entity in my alcohol.

Ossia A big plus accomplishment of Sy the book of Montgomery. First to begin, more the readers will ask , “Reasons I possibly cured in octopuses?” Then, once they finalise, these same readers will ask , “Reasons has not been I ardent in octopuses before?

Marty Essen, Author of: Endangered Edens: Exploring a Fauna and Shelter of Arctic National flora, Cost Rico, a Everglades, and Puerto Rico
and Fresh Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring some Seven Continents
4 / 5 Shaunda
Of the wonderful, lyrical, account of a report among intelligent, structured mammalian that earth of bolt, i.et., Humans, and some creatures of some seas, especially octopuses of invertebrate. Ossia The narrative magic of like this different this form of the life is, but that incredibly alike is a same time. Some descriptions are awe -inspiring, provocative, and evocative, and I, also, has fallen enamoured with octopuses to read this book. Alma of an Octopus: An Amazing Exploitation to a Marvel of Consciousnessgave me pause to consider a miracle of life in our planet, and to ask the one who another life of surprises can have elsewhere in a universe. For for real, some propiciado by oceans more than Earth that do our landmasses, this in spite of do not know some means of the like bolt there and the one who alive. Kudos To Sy Montgomery to invite readers the interface with octopuses, fish, eels, crustaceans, mollusks, and all the classes of creatures of sea, as well as to fulfil some of some humans those who concern for them and enable a rest of knots landlubbers to see in the number of big aquaria, and to imagine these divers of amazing meetings experience when they go down to a mar. A must-read for lovers of character, but even more like this calm never included thought in an octopus before! You are in still an emotional adventure and the cognitive challenge like any another!
4 / 5 Ty
I have enjoyed to read this book, which is written in an easy fashion. Some chapters contain some fascinating factual information in octopuses. A subject wants to read me more roughly consciousness, an intelligence of animals, and a propiciada the like our planet still unknown rest. I me also questions seriously a morality to kill that/ it eats sentient beings. This in spite of, I concur with at least an another reviewer in this I, also, has been disappointed with some of the content of a book. It was especially perplexed when the history of an author of his meeting with individual octopuses has turned to an account of his adventures and misadventures learn like the scuba-dive. On that, while the look of octopuses to be highly intelligent and ready, skeptical result roughly if the octopuses are really like this friendly like some pets and thrive in human interaction (as described for Montgomery) or if an author so only has projected his ideas and feelings to these clearly that creatures of surprise.
5 / 5 Audria
Has read this for the club of book. While I have learnt the plot of interesting facts in an octopus, an information has been scattered during the a lot of touchy-feely memoir fashionable book. I have found a fashion to write too emotional and very directed in an author. Also I think that a discussion of consciousness was the stray occasion of entity--the author so only skims a surface the little time in this subject. They are happy this book has like this state achieved reason want more than a world-wide thought in creatures and environmental subjects another that . This in spite of, personally do not have enjoyed this has read.
4 / 5 Elfriede
Ossia The gripping, heart-has felt to count again of a fascination of authors with octopusses. A naturalist, is fascinated with these creatures . . . Living in Vermont is not like this far of an Aquarium of Boston, where arrive to be able to fulfil and bond with diverse different Octopusses several years. Still it learns to submerge to explore a world-wide to fulfil Octopusses in a wild. And yes, we learn that Octopusses is a correct plural of Octopus . . . 'Octopi' Is bad!
His intelligence, humour (yes, HUMOUR!), And the question that solves the capacities are far further likes to think of imple creatures of ocean.' His physical characteristics, also, is fascinating. And you know that DNA of cephalopod is like any another species on earth?
Will not see never character a same way again. HIGHLY HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend this book!!!!!!!!!
4 / 5 Lucretia
Sy Montgomery is the gifted writer and the bit of an aquarium groupie with the thing for octopuses, any that has anything wrong with that. Like the reader will discover, the octopuses are ready, interactive, and fascinating creatures. An author shares his experiences with them, in aquariums and in some wild.

A book sometimes finds like the collection of newspaper along excerpts of the thoughtful person on adds it a lot of subjects, any all his strictly has related the octopuses. Some sections that the houses in an octopus are quite interesting, and attentive, based in this reviewer time with a species. It is hard no for enamorar with some octopuses an author spends long with, and that rule with significant, included human-like consciousness. A book comprises the good selection of photographs by heart. Well recommended to this interested in a subject.
4 / 5 Madonna
Has found this book to be an excellent read. I have known little the swimming in octopuses and found some ideas fascinating. I owe that say, this in spite of - spoiler alert - I was a lot of distressed to the equal that have read roughly Kali an octopus the one who has been maintained in the quite small barrel. It is obvious desperately wants to was and the stimulation has required, but has been maintained there for month. When Transferred to an aquarium, an author volunteered to spend a night to be Kali sure would not find an evasion. But it was said the would not be necessary, that the night watchman is coming around the each few hours. As it results, an octopus dies after 15 minutes out of water. It has done absolutely any sense of mine. To captivity and the death of Kali pursue.
5 / 5 Donn
Sy Montgomery has the way to draw calm in and feeling connected to some animals writes on, so much so that, the chair like these beings is in your immediate world also. I have had my own reports with octopuses of a cost of Hawaii and there is always cherished like them the partner. But after reading Sy book, chair this even more so much. It does not think it is technically a better writer and are not a better reader and often does not finalise the book. Always I have finalised his books. There is academic information on some animals writes on to the long lateralmente some emotional reports with them. The octopuses are creatures really amazing . If it calms it does not take never a casualidades to fulfil a personally, reading this book is a next better thing .
5 / 5 Wiley
A lot of nonfiction roughly the experiences of a woman with, and learning roughly, octopuses (any octopi!). Well writing and entertaining, and has learnt to plot in these fascinating creatures. In this book takes to read roughly a lot so only an author but also some of his human and friends of cephalopod.

Consciousness? Any deep idea here. If it thinks that that the consciousness is so only to humans, this rids does not deter you. Otherwise, Is a lot clear of this book that the octopuses are a lot ready, has ways, can be playful, angry, and can recognise and agree and react the individual people. If this adds until consciousness, then .
5 / 5 Israel
A title of this book is the little pertinent name, and therein there was mentido a throat-and-transmission. (Disclosure, some spoilers advances) Ossia more the memoir and meditation of the naturalist desire to feel the connection with the creature that shows more nuance and intelligence that the majority; it runs his travesĂ­a spiritual own. It warns against anthropomorphizing the behaviours of the animals but then comes from to do exactly this in a course of a book. A book is a lot of-writing, but hard to slog by means of in time, quotes a breezy, often tangential prose. It transmits quite interesting interspersed done in these creatures regarding having the data wish further to look more to a subject @@@subject, and for this I am appreciated.
Create an author to have the good heart and is that it means well but unfortunately finds like this superficially naive with a undercurrent of narcissism that can not be ignored; takings a sense of 'Look in me!' A lot of too often especially when it details his technicians of scuba diving of the learning and some challenges of the same. I have read some of an author is other books that a lot me this impression.
Has too many digressions the some lives of his friends and his own personal experience. They are a MD psychiatrist , and like such my sprain/responisibility always will be moved to the confidentiality and the discretion likes them pertains to of my patients and family/of friends. This perhaps reason finds one sharing of intensely personal details regarding the lives of these villages like this jarring especially since these pocolos to advance a purported history of an octopus; with intent second that it can see concealed that it is of these people of diverse funds can come of the joints and admire and feel the connection with this creature, ergo has said the creature has the soul, ergo is all the good people . A logical fallacy will not go to here.
Finds that it is more interesting in this book is a fact that causes such the strong moral question that is cavalierly spent for big and any spoken by this author. If we are operating under a principle that an octopus there is higherintelligence and animates it, is not doing some definite disservice the creature, to maintain in an artificial prison of our creation to be gaze in and touched with in our leisure? Had a chance where an author speaks a process to capture of an octopus that me inwardly cringe with emphasis in a danger of a process of transport. Other chances of discomfort are that one of some octopuses in a narrative is in as that has comprised to be in the big barrel that increasingly does not return in, but required to be maintained there reason another octopus in a tank a big plus still has lived. This octopus has moved once to the tank he the big plus immediately comes from to escape. Some personnel, an author, and another support of octopus the personnel is all distraught, and a character declares something to the long of some lines of 'at least does a day of liberties'. To the like saying, that in the life? A final chance where was very uncomfortable was a concept of an accident of mate/of date of Valentine's day in an aquarium of Seattle. A male and the woman is resisted in the separate tank for the common barrier that is liberto on V-day, and an audience is treaty to the show. Mina this resembles cheapen a dignity that would have to be it one the majority of private of tasks to entertainment of mass. I do not owe that think so deeply in the aquarium/of zoo previously, but felt an increasing feeling of unease regarding our common practices to tame character while simultaneously that shouts to some world-wide that respects it. Some jumps of hypocrisy go in me one more I meditate in a subject @@@subject.
5 / 5 Sue
Tagline: One can take the soul and ship he in his prison where will die it like this one is fellow .

There is prendido to read with which a Myrtle history, reason this book, as I see it, is the mix of wildly interesting facts and the bad narrative.

Has to that say that it was daunted in a start (author opennes to Another, an alien) but then an awe has begun to turn pale: such an intelligent (solitary but a bit sociable, and the curious browser) especially this in spite of, likes a lot another, has to give endure imprisonment for our distraction or investigation, or both. An end of chapter an and already seat annoyed and disappointed thus naive and an arrogant same time (and patronizing to Another) attitude: ' I dipped it/ I dipped it it was to do an octopus my fellow'.

Now, apresamiento Myrtle chance: one 80-old wry year. ( Soyyrtle Was the part of dips studies concealed has tried that same—reptiles the old reptiles—can learn new tricks'). An animal is obviously anxious to explore, anxious to know his half and all some odd creatures around (people) and in spite of living a outrageously small life in these looks of aquarium to be in shape well. To That that does not like me is that they treat of sound like the dog of pet and the object of investigation a same time. It is it likes: do this now (to the equal that can measure your intelligence) but no that now (reason now is not a time, goes to seat in the corner).

Then has Octavia. They try to feed the relative: it squid. It does not look to like an idea. They do not know reasons, included although the octopuses are said to be character. I mean: same Character. (I will not know sure reason Octavia will not eat this squid still this in spite of as an octopus there is in a paper, reason so only can not be this author is and his mates of aquarius' attitude. Apparently in spite of a book' catchy the title is not taking the idea of a soul fundamentals.

I marvel because the humans tend to feel like this proud when the wild animal behaves in (that interprets that) the friendly way. My supposition is that such some animal servants like the mirror for our pride of fake (to be the purportedly upper) and, simply place, for our vanity.

This book agreed that I hate an idea of wild animals in captivity. Lately it was curious in octopuses because some times have had the occasion to visit one in Gdynia Aquarius in Poland. His name Karolina (Caroline). They maintain his in the relatively small tank (nowhere approach a tank) and pode any quite a lot of hide. I guess it is bored the death or there is depressed included. I have seen there in 2005 and in 2013 an in 2015. Now it knows it is impossible for Karolina to be an alone octopus all these years. It is quite sad, and also significant that it is always Karolina. Tip our mentality, our place perceived in a natural world aldea for voicless (but so only ours) and anonymous (the same here) 'any-character'. His there, but also in the—humans everywhere, apparently does not concern for the soul or to individuality of the octopus. Well, I can say that this book, like this bad like the meeting to be, helped to comprise this tiny bit of a world.

Also, would have to thank an author to quote Henry Beston: the animals are 'other nations, took with us in a coverage of life and time, fellow prisoners of a splendour and work of an earth.'
5 / 5 Elinore
The author admires animal but looks to defend that they maintain intelligent some have limited.
5 / 5 Vinita
This has begun was well, with the plot of information in of the octopuses. Roughly halfway by means of him turned to the 'As it adds are I?' Book in an author. Attended takes more idea to an alcohol and life of an octopus, but instead has taken a history of as an author taken the scuba, like this determined is, like this difficult is for his, all of the his others trips, etc. has had sections of a book that looked to have little to do with octopuses. I found it a lot difficult to finalise.
4 / 5 Ronna
An octopus is one of my favourite creatures. It was excited like this to undermine to this book. I have loved the way of an author to write. It is fun, entertaining and informative. So to the equal that have think that it has known in an octopus, has finalised to learn more. An author also veer was so much could learn in other creatures. This was enjoyable also. An only thing that maintained to give 5 star is that sometimes these tangents that an author would go could be the bit to held, especially when it was roughly all some people take to know to the long of a way. Ready to read more than an author this in spite of.
5 / 5 Jamila
... It marks this currency anything more. Probably more than an author that is to be require, but the few pages his time in the aquarium of Boston and other' interactions with some animals there elevate this book for me. The interactions of a young lady with a anacondas would owe that be required reading punctual in pupil, likes, sixth note in a late plus. It is all good biology and zoology, and another ''ologies', but during a book is human-animal interactions that is really the one who need to be said more these days. This book is the good, and required, any to recognise a humanity in of the animals.
5 / 5 Anita
'A Soul of an Octopus' is an emotional, revelatory book in a biology, psychology, and the neurology of octopuses has planted of some experiences of authors with them in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New and in diverse scuba travesĂ­as. On its own name, and without accidents assume more people, one researches a later and the discovered on some capacities of octopuses are that they fall jaw. Montgomery vivid and captivating descriptions of his interactions with them call to question the common faiths in the animal are able to think, socializing, and personalizing. It opens a door to the philosophical questions that involves consciousness and an idea of the soul that will leave you thinking among reading and long with which finalise a book.

But another like of this book is not so only the one who this naturalist develops in octopuses, but the one who his and his friends of aquarius' the interactions with an octopus say roughly the and so many people. There is a lot of obliging the passages that describes a personal confusion of some personnel and some volunteers and like some interactions with some octopuses soothe his way and resupply calming perspective on life. This book is in a lot of ways also roughly like the people interact with and treat animal. A point underlined of a book, concealed is remained with me, is to a debate on likes an aquarium would owe that treat a quickly declining Octavia and a youngster, curious Karma. While all adapt concealed 'to share with us his amazing and revelatory life, has had to that Octavia comfort and respect in his final,' differ in the opinions of the like the action is more respectful. Each page is has thought to cause.

Can not recommend this more for the people have interested in character, biology, and psychology. But really, Sy Montgomery, in the voice to the equal that calm documentary narrator, the attractive joint so that detail with nuanced emotion, that has something in this book to appeal the almost all the world.
4 / 5 Sarai
Has has wanted to all in this book. A balance of the scientific curiosity and that the spiritual awe was will add it to some animals fulfil with an author. A delicate nudge to awareness of consciousness in a lot of levels and our common experiences with beings like this our aliens. Well fact. I have read this aloud my Mamma of 85 years , disabled and there is it wanted, also. I maintain to speak to the his roughly fulfilling an octopus now and as when done to shake 'hands' to the equal that can try his salvation. He his laugh to think roughly. Priceless. It thanks for so much.
5 / 5 Maribeth
I octopuses are the mystery adds : an intelligent mollusc, able to communicate with and agree humans, some animals concealed to learn but doesnt race his youngster, and this achieves old age in four years. Ossia it fascinating Introduction in a world of octopus, which present some researchers of advantage as well as his personalities of invertebrate. An author has boundless empathy with octopuses and transmits some of a joy to spend long hours with them, like this viscerally that images can feel a light touch of his arms and windy. It asks in our connection to a natural world and the consciousnesses a lot ours own. After reading this I has wanted to read more in octopuses and immediately turned to "Octopus" for Anderson and to the for some diagrams and of the facts that is missing further of personalised account of Montgomery.
4 / 5 Audie
Are an avid animal lover , but the sea has considered never creatures to have value or a lot of personality. This book has opened my eyes and plot to a beauty of an ocean. Has-liked me an adventure to some personalities and of the conflicts of some people those who has done in an aquarium, and some volunteers. Have enjoyed especially some volunteers Anna(those who struggle with a lot of subjects of health and aspergers) and Christa(of the that the amour for his brother Danny was pure and sweet).

Obviously, reviewers the one who has experience with aquariums and some animals therein tin a lot like this reserve reason is not the 'look in these facts and have new info in cephalopods!!' Book. It is the 'I animals of amour and has wanted to take to know the little aquarium octpuses' the personalities rid.

All some people in this book are so only lovely human, and his joy in doing fault and that worries for our aquatic world-wide-the mates was uplifting for me. Like masters that.
5 / 5 Dominick
One of my favourite books - and seldom has read No-Fiction! I will not think never of Octopuses a same way. A writing is delicious and each few pages, has had fascinating bits of information in these creatures. Sy Montgomery is the special person and these starts in this book. It was perplexed that some people found them several meetings with some Octopuses that has held. So only it can it do not see concealed. Each meeting was the only experience and each one which so it aimed it different and incredible appearances in these fascinating is. Thank you Sy Montgomery! I have recommended already this book to a lot of friends and highly the recommend here.
4 / 5 Adena
Can do not saying that what book has to that enamorar with to toss averts him with which the short able to did not conceal. Ossia Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!! Calm perhaps precise to the amour has not had always the years of pet in that felt it that a espoke mine telepathically' the years have visited an aquarium and that has collected Michael Hopko octopuses of glass and David Delamare illustrations and jewels of octopus. And seeing them in a wild in Cost Rico.... They are for real magic of this this calm reservation can experience the enamoured fall is the present . It gives it to calm.
5 / 5 Jaimee
Would not have considered never reading the book in octopuses (all have known roughly was that the people have eaten his arms, which looked mine the a lot of unappealing perspective) if the partner has had any raved in this book and roughly octopuses the one who ready is. Because I respect his recommendations have bought this book, and could hardly dipped the down. I have been surprised that the octopuses are ready, relates the people, and have a lot of skills. An author is the naturalist the one who has done with and has has researched octopuses in an aquarium for years, and writing in the a lot of involving way. Now they are a a the one who there strongly is recommending this book to a lot of my friends! P.D. With which have read a book has looked some on-line video roughly his, which of course would not have considered never doing has had no law this book!
5 / 5 Millie
I have maintained once an octopus in the aquarium of water of the mar. For a week that has maintained, spend all his time that looks each movement that has done. Every night still this in spite of me piled an aquarium with plywood heaped with books and anything heavy, she crawl was and would find his in a coverage a next morning. The thought had died, would scrape his to the dustpan and place lucido behind in an aquarium where avenges the life -- unhappily. Has like this impact on me that for an end of a week has known has had to that dip behind in an ocean. His enormous consciousness had done to feel me small and stupid to try to maintain the creature that could do felt that way in the small aquarium. This past in 60 east but has not forgotten never and is not never be of crazy roughly octopus (and cuttle fish). Has like this consistently underrated some creatures share a world with this this was for the wake on asking me. For awhile, has wanted to be the marine biologist but I have known would not want to spend my murder of time and that cut on living creatures the escientifically' study them. If the rats do not take on , that surely an octopus once is to go. Oh, Yes, and I have LOVED THIS BOOK and a woman the one who wrote it.
4 / 5 Nan
Felt some descriptions of editor was misleading. His raved in this book. And while I have been thrilled with a first half of a book of then learnt in octopuses, was a lot of positive in this experience to read initially. But then an author taken to his excursions of scuba diving and his reports with other divers and he felt has deceived enough. Has thinks that that a book was in a lifestyle and physiology of an octopus, no in his scuba diving misadventures and reports with other divers. I ask a folks those who has written some descriptions of the in fact read editor his whole book. It was the disappointment of mine .
4 / 5 Lydia
Disappointing. Appearances learn more on some lives of octopuses, but instead I the majority of a history was roughly any one visiting several octopuses in an aquarium. No the big defender to maintain animal in captivity - an author still describes the one who any one of some animals owe that have really boring - but in planting to learn a lot of facts in these amazing creatures, take cariche of the histories lateralmente small on some personal lives of some other people that visit or doing in an aquarium.

Has read this book with which 'That the Fish Knows' that is the brilliant book , a lot insightful, and has dipped perhaps a too big fence and has been expecting something alike.
5 / 5 Kiesha
There is not founding Sy Montgomery to be the good writer. I have struggled to finalise a book. They are in accordance with quell'another launches descriptions. Considering a quantity of time am spent to read this book, has not learnt to plot of new information in an octopus. A lot a book reads like the newspaper. I have learnt more than I have wanted roughly Sy partner, hopes,sleeps, and aches of organism. Example: soyarion has been missing for the few weeks of our Wonderful Wednesdays, plagued with headaches. But a week I surprise with happy informative: it is by train to marry . We have fulfilled his brown-haired, bespectacled beau, Dave Lepzelter, he postdoc in biophysics in University of Boston, any one Wars of Estrella, his new rats of pet, and a anacondas. Has not dipping a date of pair still, but has selected a oficiando: Scott, the hero and the mentor of Marion.' If it find this has bitten to write like this tiresome and alcohol-numbing so that I , then does not buy this book.

But that disturbed more in this book, and a reason gave it a star, is one prevails it misperception that the people have some legislations to maintain captive of octopuses against his win, deprive them of the naturalidad fulfilling life, included kill them, while a whole time that maintains that loves an octopus. Here it is some examples :

Sy describes to Know Wong like the eshipper' of octopuses. An octopus, later has appointed Karma, tried jet was Knows in an ocean, but take his in his coverage. Taken of an ocean, Ken has put Karma in the 5x5x4 tank of feet. It knows said ' want to him all' and has 'any remorse' roughly taking wild free octopuses and then subjecting to the risky transport (that it could kill it some of them) has followed of the solitary life in the small prison. It justifies to say that one the captive octopus will live the 'long, good life.' Those that people would choose to live 100 years in prison in place of 80 years like the free human being? Any one me. This attitude to be insensitive to an autonomy of an octopus is dominant in a book. Memory of an attacker and hunters of duck those who noisily proclaims that they 'ducks of amour, in front of, and character and then kill, maim, and fly some same animals with gleeful abandons. In a chapter, an octopus has appointed Kali evasions of the tank in an aquarium at night and dies in a paving. Some personnel of aquarium is sad and cry, but does not look to possess his authorship for a death of this animal that has flown of an ocean and the captive have maintained. That is worse, these people recognise an intelligence and emotional capacity of an octopus this in spite of maintain it prisoner in the small tank that in no way approximates a stimulation and full life that an octopus would experience in his half natural.

An octopus handler Andrew has appointed has been described in this way: 'When all a fish in his tank is looked dead, does not cry , but has asked instead his mamma to take loaned his scissors so many can dissect some cadaveri and discover that it has been it bad.' Sy Casually comments concealed 'Octopuses that is experimentally state blinded cruised perfectly using his sense to touch and flavour.' That roughly some sense of outrage in this treatment of animals of living feeling? Astonishingly Sy Writing, 'I longed to return to an ocean to look octopuses where his elections would be like this limitless likes the mar. Have come, would have the occasion to take my desire.' It is too bad that everything of some octopuses has resisted captive in aquariums, died in pavings of aquarium or containers of ship, has not taken his desire.
5 / 5 Bettina
Was sure would love this book in that found those a lot of octopuses while submerging, and firmly when being in a camp that they, like other living creatures, is sentient souls. We can not know specifically that is thinking but leaves to give them credit so that it has thought and qualified for something more than simple reaction the physical stimulations. It was anxious to learn more roughly this.

A book takes two stars because I have read he in his entirety - one quite easy bed - and there is enjoyed an occasional information tidbits; besides if this treatment of a subject persuades a lot there to think again in such creatures, then in spite of shortcomings, has some his value.

This in spite of, gives it any more than two stars for two reasons:
1. This was quite thin gruel, as another has said, with respecting in any one new or particularly insightful information roughly behaviours of the octopus or relate them or that they could deduce roughly intellect of octopus or emotional life of closely and rigorously remarking these things. This more is the history in the a lot of visits of an author 'behind some scenes' to the series of octopuses of the aquarium taken, and on some personnel of the aquarium associated with this activity. A main gist roughly oulfulness' is drawn of as these have limited the creatures have answered to an author, and another, in of the ways that interprets to be friendship. Perhaps like this, perhaps a lot - offer little to sustain this besides a feeling of windy winding on his arms, and that it can have like this probably be some animal' tentativas exasperated to find relief of such next boring limits.

2. This heads to a second reason for only two stars. If as it looks a chance that an author and the personnel of aquarium concerns like this deeply for these creatures, like this then pode reconciles to limit - only - in the barrel of the dark boring pickle small for month the time, the animals have taken in of the youngsters and mid-life of his free oceanic houses wild. So only it can be that this anger of octopuses in his prison of barrel and try these protruding arms with his windy reason there is AT ALL MORE to DO another that dying of depression. This confinement looks cruel further one of one has taken the octopuses dies that it tries to escape, and another chomp in some restrictions in of the tentativas alike. You look he is coming to some consensus that this is not a way to treat prevailed, reasons then has to that the be well for marine creatures that is underlined in the one of the east rid a lot still likes to of point, soulful, and sentient. It does not add up.

A reasonably can contest a value, legustado and minuses of zoo and aquarium in general, but taking and closely limiting ready, free, wild animals for eventual exposure - and losing roughly in to the this process likes him estimate to do business - has implications that is an intrinsic this in spite of all but unacknowledged down-@@subject of this book. This has created it wrinkle that this reader at least so only could not win.

For the plus cogent treatment of this subject, recommends Carl Safina is 'Besides Words, The one who the animals think and Feel' or look his excellent recent TED habladurĂ­a in a subject same.
5 / 5 Latosha
This book is an author is retelling of the his on after and personal interactions with octopuses. It is memoir of his visit to several aquariums, some people fulfils in a process, as well as his visit to see these creatures in some wild as it diver. A reader the one who is interested in any one is personal musings and some lives of the character brought together fascination of worlds shared with an octopus will find this book that entertains. The same readers will learn some the interesting things roughly eat of the references of facts of scientific author here and there. But those that look for an exploitation of consciousness like this there is in the no human life-the form would owe that look elsewhere. In better an author so only reflects to the east in the way that any of can the moment that sees the exposure of wild animals has continued. Purportedly striving to comprise a esoul' of the octopuses prioritises his own (and often anthropomorphic) interpretations of his thoughts and behaviours while interacting with them. Besides it ignores a possibility that some of the his 'partner' is suffering in same captivity while describing his barren enclosures or has repeated tentativas to escape. It has developed once I have found a last quite sad and disturbing. Down to ask me like the person the one who has written the book roughly Temple Grandin can remain like this detached that no only constitutes solaz captive animal but also animal sentience like this for studios in a field of ethology. So much, in general, I seat that this reservation he disservice to an animal that is to base on. He downplays the point of view of an animal almost to a point where is insignificant. A reader is not defied to step external of his own perspective of a world-wide and therefore probably it will continue to comprise bad to to this creature likes them the author does.
5 / 5 Cathleen
Has thought always octopuses like bondadosos of awesome. Fault in him misspent reading of youth in a misadventures of Doc Ock in Spiderman compounded for a delicious terror, existential of a tentacle-armed big god Cthulu, courtesy of H.P. Lovecraft.

But with the age has come the deep plus comprising that for real the remarkable cephalopods really are: eight arms that can independently (for context, consider the human using each arm for the different tasks simultaneously 
 times four), sentient skin of chameleon that gives him skills of insane camouflage, capacity that the movement forms that has left his express the ten organism of book by means of the hole key, suckers quite strong to open bounced, brains that comprises use of tool and the maternal instinct like this strong, is basically self-swipe (but saving of especially).

I octopuses are not so only awesome, is for real special — magic still ¬— possessing the sense of self awareness, and perhaps included playfulness, concealed dips him well up there with ravens in of the terms of science-befuddling consciousness.

Is for this that, in the recent holidays to Molokai, was excited particularly to read A Soul of an Octopus: An Amazing Exploitation to a Marvel of Consciousness for Sy Montgomery. Perhaps these big expectations unfairly colored an experience, but has been disappointed.

Has been to wait science more cognitive of — uses an octopus as it springboard to examine that consciousness is, included, and like laws in cephalopods and humans. Had some science and of the behavioural subjects, a lot travelogue fashion viñetas in a local aquarium and some submerges to habitat of octopus, and ruminations on like his life and some lives of the variety of characters that has crossed his street has been enriched to know several octopuses in an aquarium. It conceal no the bad fact, but for one felt of the end has known far more on some souls of some people that visit some octopuses that some real octopuses.

Is the fine writer with the clear knowledge has related to an octopus, and obviously enamoured with them. But I have expected — in fact, it has been promised like this for a second part of a title — an exploitation to a marvel of consciousness has related to octopuses (to the equal that has been resupplied in an Alcohol of a Raven for Bernd Heinrich). Had this book be titled Some Souls of Humans: An Amazing Exploitation to a Marvel of our Consciousness likes Developed by our Interactions with Octopuses, could not have found my attention that roams like this often.

Was enjoyable enough, but after speaking like this glowingly of an octopus, list it and personable is and to the equal that has done such the enormous impact in some alive the interacted with them, has found an integer backdrop of an aquarium that — objective of these majestic, thoughtful, that surprises to the creatures like sideshow the curiums that — ails, especially when the like this clearly resulted in of a death of one.

Like him still tried to accuse that troubling bit of dissonance — that these magic creatures deserve respect but is stuck like this of the prisoners in of the tests — have walked out of our little condo in Molokai to paste a beach so only to find rack he of roughly eight octopuses that dry in a sun. This class of deepened for melancholy and further soured an experience.

Cost a bed, but for the much more octopus-centric book in of the octopuses, the control was Octopus : the Intelligent invertebrate of An Ocean for Jennifer A. Mather, Roland C. Anderson, James B. Forest.
4 / 5 Nathan
An author has sucedido fantastically transmit his ideas to some amazing complexities of octopuses, his varied personalities, likes, the aversions and some interactions have fill with grace, intelligence and included mischief, has with humans. This he that much more devastating mine that a never recognised author -- sinister so only directed -- that the majority of these good-looking wild creatures roughly that writes has been taken of a wild and resisted in captivity for human purposes, in writings in aquariums. In some point, a same author mused roughly buying the 'pet' octopus, and never apparently considers a grave injustice to take an animal of a wild, turning he to the commodity for entertainment and human entertainment. The octopuses are not domesticated like this of the cats and of the dogs, and an idea to fly them of a wild and forcing them to live in 'ours' the world-wide deeply is disturbing. It was turbulent that an author has not directed never this subject ethical at all, and apparently is quite oblivious his. Pause my heart, of signals so much that it is bad with some humans of the way still sees wild animals -- was that purport to be enlightened and touched by them, as Sy Montgomery obviously was.
5 / 5 Antoinette
This is not the history in a consciousness of an octopus. Ossia The history in an author that convinces an octopus has consciousness. I have wanted sincerely learn something, but was difficult reason an author didnt offered a lot to do you cured in his travesĂ­a. In my opinion, ossia the narcissistic and lazy book .
5 / 5 Kandi
Ossia The thoughtful, a lot-researched and thoroughly fascinating book. Then reason three stars? In spite of his sensibility and value, has thinks that Crown Montgomery has lost a boat. Some animals describes the obviously unhappy looks, perhaps included depressed in his unnatural confinement. Everything of them tries to escape. All exhibit signs of affliction. While Lady Montogomery enthuses in a maternal instinct of an octopus the one who tenderly nurtures it clutch of eggs, eggs that can never hatch, felt sad and fallido for a meaninglessness of the life of this animal. It was not that a response is, but think that an author takes it bad in the number of places.

Is blissed is gone in one touches of the suckers of an octopus and feels that they love communities with sound. Perhaps. But describe the no-uncommon incident where it female octopus strangled his mate and has then eaten, a Scientist of American blog says this: “the octopuses are not known to take cuddly with an another the day-to-basic of day. In fact, ‘the octopuses touch each one which so another with his arms mainly in a context to joint and assault..,' ”

Thinks everything is “achieving was” is in fact something more. It looks probably that these animals are defending with his captors to so only has left his gone.
4 / 5 Crista
Calling an octopus the looks of creature almost to be bad, given the one who estupefaciente is, But, is in a same family as to yearn them, oysters and another mollusks, and the doubt would have a lot good to say roughly the another that that comes from well.

This book explores an octopus by means of the interactions of an author with the number of them in an Aquarium of Inghilterra New in Boston. It likes quota of knots , he at the beginning the chairs were creepy, but like his gt to know them, learns has incredible intelligence and is each individual creatures. Imagine an animal concealed does not see calm for month, but agrees that to 'taste' to calm likes and recognises of calm of that. And, this in an animal concealed is not supposition to be like this intelligent how is and has the relatively tiny brain!

An author portrays an octopus how is and, in some measure, anthropomorphizes his, this in spite of, quotes his personalities and quirks, is easy to see like this can spend. It writes a lot well and it writes of his heart, leaving a reader to feel a lot of his feelings.

Ossia An excellent book that would have to be read by any with an interest in of the animals or intelligence. It changes a way thinks roughly a lot of things.
5 / 5 Alan
This pound touched like this little not having never. I have read constantly, but these reservations somehow grabbed like me a lot another. I have had always known octopuses (yes, octopuses, any octopi, as you will learn in a book) is incredibly intelligent, but a way Montgomery the ameno to the life was simply fantastic. I will not eat never octopus again - would be likes to eat my dog. Some personalities, shenanigans, prescience of these creatures blow me era. Highly it recommends this book? Uh, DUH! If it love the animals and the amour that learns new things roughly his, this book will thrill you.
5 / 5 Eliza
Sad, the dissent. Appearances for the deep plus, more the discussion has based scientifically. Instead, this was a anecdotal the account of an author is hanging was with four octopuses in an aquarium, more the little bumbling tentativas in scuba diving. He the terrific long test in the experiences of an author like the naturalist, but no the book in octopuses, and certainly any one the serious book in an evolution of consciousness. After the first promising chapter, has had too many heartwarming the histories roughly celebrate of anniversaries, flange collies, heroic volunteers, disabled spouses and like this on, the time that is resulted positively maudlin. Well it likes that it classifies of of what, but here go to look for something more serious and more involving in a real science of octopuses.
5 / 5 Julienne
'A Soul of an Octopus' is the wonderful exploitation of a world of an octopus and a person is (the author, Sy Montgomery) fascination with this creature. It is not so much the scientist treatise how is the good history the one who habladurĂ­as in just like loans an octopus is. In some respects, is like the very long piece of A New Yorker or alike publication, but, in spite of that, does not take boring at all.

In a book, fulfils three very different still incredible octopi (or octopuses of like this which the plural of forms loves use) - Octavia, Kali and Karma. By means of his histories, learns extracted adds in an octopus, comprising his anatomy; his habits of diet; his reproductive habits; and, a lot especially, as it interacts with humans. I found it fascinating like some flavours of octopus with his arms!

A book is also sad, like the knots @give a short lifespan of an octopus and like two of a three octopi in a book finally die. A same time, a book is uplifting, how is said by means of a lentil of any (again, Sy Montgomery) the one who for real loves these creatures. It is also uplifting to read on some other players in a book, all that loves some pocolos animal also. It does for an interesting discussion in some feelings any one can develop for an animal.

One of some the majority of the interesting concepts in a book is an idea of consciousness - specifically that animal others that the humans possess consciousness. A way that a octopi the law simply is that it surprises and far further that it could you to it expect. A book costs that so only.

Think that any the one who law this book will enjoy it tremendously. Sure I have done!
4 / 5 Kareen
A esoul of an Octopus' is to good sure the book for all the animal lovers and especially for partidĂĄrios of the creatures of mar. has known no Never a lot in an octopus and surprised in his varied types and of the measures as well as his different likes and aversions in his personalities. Some same requests other creatures of sea in a book. When be run of one 'ageing the population has been surprised in some occasions that is available for this interested and that looks for the career in a esea mondĂł. A book is a lot of writing in shape of history and easy to comprise.
4 / 5 Michelle
I amour that reads natural history and has thought has known enough bit it the octopuses but this pound have opened my eyes in the new world-wide integer! Like this usual Sy Montgomery written in an accessible way so that his book can be enjoyed and comprehended for both adolescents and of the adults. I have known that the octopuses were sentient the beings but I not having @@give like this very different is the another forms of life and, in a lot of ways, like this upper his senses are. If some octopuses in Sy the book there has been opposable thumbs and of the vocal agreements could learn even more! How it is it can trust Sy sensitive but scientific evaluation of these odd and wonderful creatures. Some individual octopuses that Sy has studied committed, ape, fascinating the able creatures comunicacionales and social interaction. ( If, I like him, has thinks that that they could do to pet of good be sure to google a cure requires— thinks it will change your alcohol. These incredible creatures really have any be business maintained in captivity unless you are instrumented also like Aquarium of Boston and included then... ) Sincerely I expect that Sy the book will cause human to wince in an idea to order octopus of the paper or in a chance of Detroit Redwings defenders of Hockey, launching an octopus in a gel to open each one that like this of his games—ouch! A day will look behind in horror in as it has treated this ape, intelligent, beings. I expect that the day is punctual.
4 / 5 Sharika
Montgomery is unfolding saga of generations of octopuses ( each living so only the few years) almost pulled calm to a tank with these curious creatures, intelligent. To touch his keepers' arms and using his very powerful tentacles to try some humans, these mysterious creatures can identify each one that like this of the his human caretakers, but more than that, these playful the animals can read a way of the each arm of person afterwards with. The majority of fascinating is that some powerful tentacles laden with alarming suckers, humans to touch never like this softly. Reading in a wide row of behaviours, yearned to visit mine next plus oceanarium. These rests of thrilling book nestled in my memory together with the new fondness for these seldom seen earthlings.
5 / 5 Siobhan
Bah. An author preening the presentation of the pointed puff tip the one who upper the person is to like squishy animal. I say to plot in his estimativa personal of his, less in a critters uses to exhibit his wonderfulness. I launched it on one recycles battery with which one 2nd understand.
4 / 5 Davis
There is enjoyed this recognition with octopuses (any octopi, Sy explains) and his defenders. It is full of amazing facts. It results that until recently any one has thought that that it was sure to interact with some cephalopods, as any personal knowledge of some animals am not existed. I have known that is to be think to be intelligent, but has not had any concept of his capacities and personalities. It has given a book to the sister the one who there would be any particular interest in invertebrates, and loves it. When you spend It on to another sister, was also enthralled. It is the present adds .
4 / 5 Devora
Delicious ! Like an ex scuba diver this in spite of snorkeler, like desires this book was exited sooner in my career. My knowledge and entertainment
of this fascinating the creature has augmented one hundred fold. An author written with utmost empathy for some people with learning inabilities and
to the equal that can interact with an octopus that spends to like tactile to an animal and by means of that the sense of interaction with another sentient
the be that it spends the feeling to belong which often is that lacking of in his daily lives. A backroom the operations of the very known aquarium was
fascinating and some studios of a general audience like this true, like this true. Education and whetting an interest of a youngster and old is a lot of fact
in the book that want to wants to learn more in an octopus and is beguiling ways.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 56 ratings
4 / 5
In 1940, a writer John Steinbeck and his partner of biologist Ed Ricketts has done the scientific visit of the sea of Mexico of Cortez/Golf of California in the repurposed bounces to fish of the sardine. An aim of a trip was to collect marine samples and in better comprise a tidal ecology of a zone. For Steinbeck, a trip was the good apology to write an extensive travelogue that is to say 'the Register of a Sea of Cortez.'

This rids will not be for all the world. A reader has to be patient with an author, this blends science and history of trip and philosophy in his own step. A travelogue the portions are the capsule of time of often of wry observations to Fall California while it was at the same time. Chapter 14 contains Steinbeck is and likely Ricketts' thoughts in the universe that is, more than ought to be. A apndice extensive contains Steinbeck moving requiem for his longtime partner, concealed inspired several characters in Steinbeck novellas some years. Recommended in Steinbeck adherents, this can find his no-the fiction any one so far take of his fiction.
5 / 5
An add read (except a esermon of Pasqua of chapter of Sunday that remember me to listen in any one of his meds--written by Ed Ricketts, any Steinbeck). I recommend to read 'A Pearl' together with east. Good idea in a culture of California of Drop with his life of abundant sea. Steinbeck Has written that his party has said that some natives were 'curiums to collect' more than biological specimens to study so that they could accept concealed. One hunts for bighorn sheep 'borrego' with the locals yields only bighorn sheep droppings. Later, Steinbeck has the solo borrego falling trace in the frame in his wall like the trophy to hunt. A recurrent observation that in character '...On-armour, and/or on-the ornamentation is symptoms of extinction...' And '...The scrolling of obstacles automatically atrophies the walk of survival...' And '...A lean and hungry grows strong...' Reflect Steinbeck' theories of dominance. Steinbeck Observaci Of a crew of a glass of Western Pilot that transmits and Ed Ricketts through Cortez is a Sea comprises precision of navigation of Tony a captain. '...Tony wants a truth, and a course is a truth . If a helmsman is was the course is saying the lie in Tony...'
5 / 5
In a nineties was was in the Speaker of far zone of Port Penasco and a tide was in. Immediately a beach a water was alive and solid with colour. Had uncountable fish, plants and small crabs. So Steinbeck the descriptions were very correct and was excited totally to find that a book had read was so accurate. He been in Cortez is a Sea very very time and always has the copy of a book with me. This visit in a tidal the fund caused me to return in Penasco that the same day and I have bought the complete snorkeling clothes. I have finished also to reserve the trip in bouncing it a next day and in my dive of premier expsito that a force of a tide and my arts to swim was 'divergent'. In spite of having read very his time still the sake read, but that can do it more the interest is to read a book of a crew, in that describes some difficulties with Steinbeck woman and gives the humorous angle in a whole trip also. For the who like book, takes the trip in Mexico and go at most far zones with the truck, the tent, drunk beer and cold water (that is to say the real desert ). You will be stunned in a life in these Leaves Also will be surprised in how many smaller settlements the federal officials-A Captain of a Port. Any disorder with him. It can take your boat has been.
5 / 5
An adherent is the card taken of the partner, has entered the cruise of investigation.
In front of his expedition has shipped, has data in his my copy treasured of this book,
and that is to say that it has to say:

'Day 14 in March

'After it spends the good week of troubleshooting, reconstructing varieties,
breaking them, that fixed animal them, treating has an accident egos
(comprising my own), changing capes, and treating the
unfamiliarity of sea-sickness (foreseen in two parts in my colds and the
glorious circle of this ship), at the end has finished the mar. of Cortez
While it is fresh in my alcohol, has thought I jot down my thoughts
4 / 5
That is to say the very only book . Certainly it is the travelogue, but very simply so much. A complete volume, jointly written for Steinbeck and Ricketts, would contain more concealed 600 pages and has another part to catalogue of some marine animals expsitos in this trip, which an edition of Penguin ignores. It IS the very enjoyable read, although a course of teleological against. Thought any teleological which occupy the integer of long chapter (that reputedly has been written by Ricketts) was dry and designed-was and any access with a flow of a book. Another scattered ruminations during a book of man, character, world-wide view, etc. IS the tolerable plus bit. Some descriptions of a species are uneven, some parts in Sally Lightfoot, worms of tube, rays of coverage, etc. IS quite vivid, but some another look of parts the entrances of catalogue -- that I no very seen like the weakness while I can very possibly describes each some species in of the utmost details. A description of a crew is especially cute and entertaining, and very can see some personalities of a crew: Tony, Tiny, Sparky and Tex. I think that that that is to say a lot a point underlined of a book.

So that a register was has sawed-written by both men, does not have any a lot of to mention of Ed Ricketts (while you have read a book, tends to read he through Steinbeck is an eye, so Ed is an absence Ricketts is the odd bit). And of course, like another distinguished was, there is not mentioning of Steinbeck woman that has done also a trip ( divorced shortly after a trip), except the very imprecise tone after 200 or so pages.

Has also a apndice of the obituary/of Ed memorial/biography Ricketts for Steinbeck, shortly after Ricketts' tragic death. It IS the very vivid and monkey, included lighthearted account, but the suspect is also a bit fictionalised.

In spite of his defects, even so it reserves a lot of. An only desire that Steinbeck has there writes more a lot of-fictions, especially in of the trips and a character. It IS the harm that he no.
4 / 5
It imagines to have the Nobel-rewards the author that wins that it accompanies your scientific group in an expedition in a Golf of California of Drop (Sea of Cortez) and will take an idea of this wonderful book. John Steinbeck has accompanied his partner better biologist , marine Ed Ricketts, in this trip for some ages. Ed Ricketts Was also an inspiration for a character Doc in Steinbeck is 'Cannery Row.'
5 / 5
This has been in my esading like the Writer' ready for the long time. The desire would have read it his the mark of long time, is extraordinarily very written. I am not sure that of of the this has been written in a something and how much was revised and revised after they are returned but shows the animate and talent of eclectic and deep art in doing a clear darkness.
4 / 5
If you feign to read Steinbeck the sea of Cortez can marks two roads. You can order a Sea of book of Cortez and apresamiento Steinbeck is a full profit and Rickett exploitation of a Golf of California (Sea of Cortez), or can order these only that the reservations contains Steinbeck observations and commentaries by heart, left out of Rickett technical information. If you are Steinbeck adherent, a register is both entertains and Steinbeck informative and pure in these tests that meandering curiosity that has begun here (1941) but was still evident in of the Trips with Charley twenty years later. That is to say nonfiction Steinbeck, as it does not expect Smiled and Men or Grapes of Rabies. Still, I have read this as a whole Sea of Cortez more than does two decades and has to return and mandate so much a Register and Cortez is a whole Sea, only sure when being has in my shelf again.
2 / 5
Like The Steinbeck enormous the follower read more all prenden and enough him, this book was snoozeville for me. Steinbeck Is In his plus when embellishing quirky characters very when it elaborates in a physiology of the sea urchin. It was an endeavour to take in an end of this book and or that at the end abandoned. It recommends to go directly in a apndice to read Steinbeck panegyric in Ed 'Doc' Rickets. Those only marks an interesting book.
4 / 5
I have bought this out of curiosity so that it take it the trip of low road an Oriental coast of California of Drop. He fascinated to read in a zone done 80 years, but that surprised me the majority was Steinbeck ready humour throughout. I maintained me amateur, and had very very that was so cute has had to to read them aloud in my travelling partners. Happy found the.
5 / 5
A delicious bed, this book is a model gold partorisca collaboration among art and science. Also it shows scientific principles for a studio of life in this world, and one exhibiting of early ecological worries and principles.
4 / 5
He Feigns read Steinbeck the sea of Cortez can the to you two ways. You can order a Sea of book of Cortez and take a full profit of Steinbeck and Rickett exploitation of Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), or can order this reserves as so only contains Steinbeck observations and commentary by heart, leaving out of Rickett technical information. If you are the defender of Steinbeck, a register is both entertaining and informative and pure Steinbeck in those tests that meandering curiosities that has begun here (1941) but was still evident in of the TravesĂ­as with Charley twenty years later. Ossia Any-fiction Steinbeck, as it does not expect Smiled and Men or Grapes of Anger. Still, I have read this as a whole Sea of Cortez more than fact two decades and has had to go back and commanded so much a Register and a whole Sea of Cortez, so only to be sure the have in mine shelf again.
5 / 5
Has bought this out of curiosity because it take the travesĂ­a of street down an Oriental cost to Fall California. It is fascinating to read in a zone done 80 years, but that surprised the majority was Steinbeck ready humour throughout. I maintained interested, and has had a lot of passages that was like this pleasant I has has had to that the read aloud to my travelling mates. Happy found that.
5 / 5
Like the enormous Steinbeck the defender in the bed that more all for and roughly the, this book was snoozeville for me. Steinbeck Is in his plus when embellishing quirky characters a lot when elaborating on a physiology of the sea urchin. It was an endeavour to take to an end of this book and one that I finally abandoned. You recommend to go directly to a apĂȘndice to read Steinbeck eulogy the And 'Doc' Rickets. These alone frames an interesting book.
4 / 5
Is not Grapes of Anger or Is of Eden, but is an interesting account of the travesĂ­a in bouncing he to fish around Fall California has done for a purpose to collect marine specimens. It is, of course, it does more interesting for Steinbeck way to write and his capacity to explain things in an interesting way, thinks that a book would be appreciated more for any already having a recognition partorisca Steinbeck writing. Have enjoyed a book.
4 / 5
Steinbeck Is so only the master in prose. Duh. But to take an idea that I bad, read his recounting of his experience with his outboard engine that regularly underperformed. Justo priceless!

When I am requiring something intelligent and amusing to choose up and read for just the pocolos small the time, take this little book. Ideas to touch to a time, human character and Steinbeck world-wide view. Also quite amazing to @give that his contributi to ours comprising of the marine life in these zones was the contributo real the natural science, any so only the summer of rich boys jaunt.
4 / 5
John Steinbeck has had the big interest in marine biology, one this has helped partorisca forge an extraordinary friendship with And Ricketts in a @@@1930s. Ricketts, A model partorisca Doc in CANNERY ROW, was the professional biologist that bolt in Monterey. It proposes an exploitation of Gulf of California and in a cradle of 1940 he and Steinbeck sail closely in bouncing it rented with the crew coloreada that would be necessary has suggested it the novel of sea to the long of some lines of CANNERY ROW and TORTILLA CROWD. An original result of this travesĂ­a was a book The SEA OF CORTEZ, which has comprised a esgister' fashioned for Steinbeck and a long census of a scientific information has collected. You are published in a fall of 1941 and promptly forgotten when Pearl the port has been attacked. A decade later, a scientific catalogue has been take and Steinbeck has added another section, the emotional and often hilarious recognition of his fellow And Ricketts. A title is resulted The REGISTER OF THE SEA OF CORTEZ and ossia which there is here.
Ossia The book adds for a beach, where has read the. It is fill with an iconography of the warm coastal zone. It is diverse things , really: the book fill with a marvel and scientific knowledge of marine life, that-to (and sometimes that-no-to) drives to collect specimens, he travelogue that captures a wilderness community to Fall California his time, and one often hilarious account to remain amused in the sea with one likes the crew with names likes Tony, Tex, Sparky and Tiny. Steinbeck Also takes an occasion to explore his own philosophy like inspired by his studios. Especially that it interest him it is his Easter gone in of Day, in that defines and explores at length that called 'teleological' and 'any-teleological' thought. It gives many to think roughly, and does like this in clear prose , has flowed. If next attention paid, calm will see to form an idea so that the years later am resulted The PEARL.
A precaution: read a critical introduction after enjoying a text. It likes more than introductions, contains some spoilers and also done of the references that is better comprised once an east familiarised with a material he limns.
4 / 5
Mike husband there be enjoyed to read this book a lot. You are written the time when to the plot of some places has cruised to era quite unknown. Good book.
5 / 5
Love a writing and remarking for Gentleman Steinbeck and friends. Behind in 1941, when this is to be write, would have to has been the tranquil put to be.
5 / 5
Be bit it more philosophical thought it then would be and bit it too detailed and repetitive in a listing of animals has collected.
4 / 5
In the first place read the like this the adolescent and has been going back his periodically partorisca some last 40 years. A Kindle the version so only the available fact in my devices and Audible. The maintaining that can launch hand of anywhere, anytime.
5 / 5
I really enjoyed this book. I have bought he in preparation partorisca the travesĂ­a with the class of biology to a Sea of Cortez, as I have had the purpose the concrete plus and expectation for the bed that a half reader. It is classical Steinbeck--a bit slow emotional but fantastically writing and philosophical. It goes the long depth in of the descriptions of some organisms his sampled and some methods have used to do like this, so that the appearances of him are more geared to a scientific reader. This in spite of, there is still subject widths to interest more universal, especially if one is reading this to obtain the perspective in a Sea of course and his islands by means of that is travelling. There it is involving descriptions of landscape and occasionally hilarious anthropomorphizing of some of some animal some charismatic plus has found. This edition of a book is missing some photographic dishes that some of some main editions have, which have found unfortunate but probably not being to interest to any those who any read he for a biology. In general, included if you are not interested particularly in a biology, is a lot of value a bed if you are the defender of Steinbeck or like philosophy of science.
5 / 5
Has surprised some pages are very dark and a coverage has been rasgada in of the flanges has not been impressive for the very good copy has been disappointed.
4 / 5
There is wanted always John Steinbeck that when I have run by means of this book while reading 'North for Northwestern' was the naturalidad. They are like this happy that a book is offered in Kindle formed. He chronic the travesĂ­a of boat in a course of several months in Messico, during the time the simple plus. A book has been funny in Steinbeck only way, as well as in interesting. An add read for any interested in marine life (like the main purpose of a travesĂ­a was to gather marine animals in tidal groups for investigation) and that bolt for long periods in bouncing he with the group of people, each one that like this with his own personalities and quirks.
4 / 5
A piece in And Ricketts well a prize of a whole book. The desire had known him.
4 / 5
Technical and breaking of earth for his time. Amazing investigation that the marine has changed. Some descriptions of some people and a boat used in this company is solid Steinbeck.
This book has influenced a lot of people.
4 / 5
A lot of a book is on some the small marine creatures diverse has collected in a Sea of Cortez which is not that it interests unless you are the marine biologist . Also it has too pseudo philosophy that is tedious and often repetitive.
4 / 5
Likes Steinbeck, of the literature adds, and/or science, ossia the add finds. I have used this for the thesis of my master--a lot of gain and excellent writing.
5 / 5
The source was the little smaller that would like me to them, hard to read in a beach.
4 / 5
Has in the first place bought this book in university (fact of long time) and left it to any and did not see it never again. I will be to reread the now and the time spends it on to Grandson for him partorisca enjoy. It is the wonderful book to share with friends and family.
5 / 5
The history adds! Partorisca kindle Was the cost , and well validates he.
5 / 5
Hard to comprise like an adventure can be transmitted like this dully - and then @give is 1/3 adventure the history in the boat has rented fill with crew of the scientific collecting and that goes to the odd earths and 2/3 philosophy informs the social/commentary has lit... And I so that it follows the averages by means of and is the moment before I go back his. The concept adds, this in spite of.
4 / 5
Done of the years, after active read a book, re-created Steinbeck walked to a Sea of Cortez (to land this time). Each port and landing, although the prime minister for me, looked all too familiar. It has given more few copies of a book to applicants of young marine biologists in coaching.
5 / 5
While a multitude of creatures of sea that is to be find in this travesĂ­a was hard to follow, a sense of awe in a wholeness of the creation was palpable
4 / 5
Ossia an interesting piece of Steinbeck cannon. It is nonfiction, and while a lot a book concerns his life on board a boat, occasionally launches the philosophical discussions of some world-wide and current subjects. Of course one can glean some of his visas of his fiction, but is developing to see speak directly on to to the current chances like to his Second world-wide War.

That when be said, this is not fiction. Almost any of a book takes place to the long of a cost of centrical California. If you come to expect neither things, will be disappointed.
4 / 5
A Steinbeck rids is the wonderful fun reading and has thought to cause presentation of the his world-wide-dress and philosophy (and perhaps that of Edward Ricketts and Carol Henning Steinbeck but does not smoke never). Some lies of weakness in an introduction for Richard Stella in that ignores of entity Steinbeck concepts like a 'phalanx' and a significant influence in Steinbeck for Swiss Psychiatrist, Carl G. Jung, M.D., Ph.D. The star has IGNORED ALSO a 'phalanx' concept in his Steinbeck biography. You are comprised in Jackson more attentive and complete J. Benson Biography. While no the detraction of a Steinbeck presentation, these are significant failures in an introduction of Estrella my opinon. Also they are evidence of the a lot of incomplete comprising of Steinbeck ideas and philosophy to the equal that compare to a Benson biography. While it ignores one of entity Jung influences in Steinbeck, mine to look that the star has not imported lifting and personalizing quotes he of Jung is to involve his sensatez/psychological sociological while it ignores a source (Jung). In an Introduction to a book, the star estada, 'has believed long and has written elsewhere concealed 'the tragic miracle of consciousness' is, for Steinbeck, man' load more utmost and his glory more orders.' In the 1912 interview for Squads of New York, Jung declared, ' soyun begun of a unconscious state and there is never striven for consciousness more orders. A development of consciousness is one load, a suffering, and a blessing of humanity.' To the equal that Can a possibly ignores a Jung influences in Steinbeck and recognise a presence of Jungian Mythologist, Joseph Campbell and his Jungian partner of analyst, Elizabeth Ott in Steinbeck life? While a word 'phalanx' is mentioned so only once in a Steinbeck book and mainly out of context of Steinbeck holism the concept to the equal that has been used to to consider a group of tide as well as his application in considering a community, wing 'Cannery Row,' 'A Moon Is Down,' etc.
5 / 5
For a apĂȘndice final in And Ricketts so only would buy this book!! When being the defender of both ricketts and Steinbeck this the property.
5 / 5
Have fallen enamoured with a book and a parallels the modern society. A same time, found it refreshing to see some differences in technology and society of 1940.
5 / 5
Ossia A book that really "turned me around" in Steinbeck. Had state forced to read RED PONY & The PEARL in Institute & while I have recognised Steinbeck the capacity has found his subject unbearably depressing. REGISTER OF THE SEA OF CORTEZ aimed another, more pleasant, more thoughtful, and more than involves Steibeck that then direct me the CANNERY ROW etc. Ossia a like this-called of Narrative Portion of the much more guidebook has sawed-authored for Steinbeck & And Ricketts that has been the SEA has CALLED simply OF CORTEZ and comprises both illustrations and of the tones to some sailors intertidal of Decrease. A longer version is alas now long out of impression & the element of real collectors. The results of REGISTER is the mix of a register of travesĂ­a real likes Ricketts, Steinbeck & a crew of a Western Airwoman roams in and out of a coves in an oriental side of a Low peninsula, and also some come from philosophical for Ricketts that gathers in fact pre-date th Cortez travesĂ­a. I have it quell'has attributed frequently a Easter understand of Sunday to mine students like a wonderful tongue on science & scientists, but in fact a whole book is so only concealed - take the real sense of some joys & madnesses of ecology of field & the wonderful look in an amazing piece of country before it was "discovered" and at least it separate spoilt. A book is like the wonderful conversation with two a lot a lot ready & pleasant people & one averts in that learnt extracted adds & wishing a could be gone in a travesĂ­a original.
4 / 5
A tongue is lyrical and a description of a character there is remarked is detailed. It has l ex to have drawings or pictures of some creatures partorisca reference, but comprise this book has been done along compound .
4 / 5
Is no-fiction, the description of his travesĂ­a partorisca collect. So much in the each location to collects does the description of a half and some animals collect. Help partorisca have the biological fund, or at least the curiosity on some groups of tide of the ocean. But among collections, his personal philosophy is developed. This is to do subtly; calm is not paste in a boss with him. It is done by means of his descriptions of some other characters and the activities that spends to the long of a way. It is anecdotally humorous, LOL in of the places.
5 / 5
In his better. If it calms it has not been never in a Sea of Cortez you need to read this book. If you are curious in a Sea of Cortez, read this book. It goes to some places in a book.
5 / 5
Steinbeck Is the writer, scientist, philosopher, and so more.
Has thought had read all his books until I have found is one.
5 / 5
Has read this moment in a Sea of Cortez and he always will adapt me to be there!
4 / 5
Amazing! Steinbeck In his better, and the wonderful biography of And Ricketts.
4 / 5
Hemingway Is the timeless character. All require to read this to inspire our interior naturalists!
5 / 5
In the 1940, a writer John Steinbeck and his partner of biologist And Ricketts has done scientific visit of the sea of Messico of Cortez/Gulf of California in the repurposed bounces to fish of the sardine. An aim of a travesĂ­a was to collect marine samples and the more comprise a tidal ecology of a zone. For Steinbeck, a travesĂ­a was the good excuse to write an along travelogue ossia 'the Register of a Sea of Cortez.'

This rids will not be for all the world. A reader has to that be patient with an author, the one who science of mixes and history of travesĂ­a and philosophy in his own step. A travelogue the portions are the capsule of time of often of wry observations to Fall California to the equal that was at the same time. Understand 14 contains Steinbeck is and likely Ricketts' thoughts in the universe that is, more than ought to be. A apĂȘndice long contains Steinbeck emotional requiem for his longtime partner, the one who inspired several characters in Steinbeck novels on some years. Recommended To Steinbeck defenders, those who can find his no-fiction any one like this far take out of his fiction.
5 / 5
A following is the paper has received of the partner, is gone in the cruise of investigation.
First of his expedition has shipped, has given his my copy treasured of this book,
and ossia that has to say:

'Day 14 in Mar.

'With which spends the good week of troubleshooting, reconstructing variety,
breaking them, the fixed animal the, treating in impactantes egos
(comprising my own), changing bosses, and treating the
unfamiliarity of sea-sickness (foreseen in two part to mine cold and the
glorious circle of this ship), has finalised finally Sea of Cortez.
While it is fresh in my alcohol, has thought I jot down my thoughts to
send your way. This goes to be more than the paper that the note, as
the way attacked. Without Cigarette, this in spite of. I do not favour it
idea to stick to mine portable on coverage, protecting he of the
elements.

'Also, the saint craps, has it really so only be two weeks?

UCH The romantic history, to start with the apĂȘndice. This idea that included
people of Era of the depression of estaca could joint him of piece quite a lot of savings to
resupply such the lavish, albeit subject, adventure. Material of the
the mix of modern day to take stock exchanges, itemized like this precisely, only pasts
in that has thought it can require you six leading month. Far it prefers the
creates of pooling deep near until one can resupply to assume or buy
the crew has required, sketching out of a necessities and wished
sakes to the equal that go. I have taken to read this book during my pauses up in
the bridge of flight, wind and sea around me. Reading this book in sea
was the good idea, although it was interrupted frequently for visual
the observers that goes by and asking me the one who the breakings was until. A lot
his harbored add it fondness for a book.

'A passage in a futility of hope and to the equal that have weakened likes
the species dipped a whole tone of a book for me. Has hope, and
for this are to disillusion. I imaged a different perspective in
sacked of the institute of the life can have if this paragraph has been recited the
his in graduation, in place of an usual spiel roughly that special his
all are. It do not have to that be read in the negative way, as it conceal is not that
is written. But in the @@subject-of-way in fact, that ossia an obstacle
in life that has to that recognise go to be satisfied
with any one finalises to dip his alcohols to.

ome Descriptions of some cities to the long of a peninsula me sore for
travesĂ­a. Although they are certainly in the current adventure, loves to travel
to new places and walking around, taking feels he for some people (like
as well as his beer and caffĂš). This book, this in spite of, also dip
behind in timing to villages that probably does not exist in a same way
anymore. They mention that neither The Peace or Loreto was in some means
to build the hotel-likes to build that would spend floods of
weekenders of the and elsewhere, and the one who ailing concealed his fact. It
Ailing they be now with some modern 'Floridaization' lateralmente of sea
Messico. It wins to take the travesĂ­a of street down, compares and contrast his
experience (albeit by means of a lentil of stylized storytelling) with him
current reality (of course by means of mine own lentil, like this ossia a so only
the reality can know).

'A bit in a Japanese shrimping fleet has broken my heart the bit,
reason some authors were something on. Gulf of California that fish
the industry is the shell that could it to it have been mostly thanks to gill
netting and this enormous fund trawlers this has destroyed everything in
his street. A fact that this was done evident 60 years the people of
an academic alcohol and no accionarlas protective have been taken to give me little
faith in our capacity to save anything maintaining. A Vaquita, a small plus
porpoise in a world, which live exclusively in a north region
of Gulf, quickly is when be exterminated by the hardly profitable gill
netting industry. An extinction of the species can be present averted
so only has fished the different way. There is such to wall against doing
things a right way more than a first way spends to stumble
to. I have listened the arrantzale says 'the god always will do sure there is
quite fished in a mar.' facepalm Reason a bible does not say never
anything in an angry and vengeful god that come from his people to live
inside his half.

peaking Of God, enjoys an idea of such be of the entity has expressed like this
a mathematical symbol for a universe to develop. Like the no-believer,
this suitable idea.

'That has broken also my heart is a quantity of the animals have killed. Any
so only one some have taken (and like them often repeated ome utmost a lot of
the'), some so only mortally there is wounded. Then they begin among a
travesĂ­a to hunt and repeat frequently as they do not like him killing of things,
they so only he when necessary. The people have used to have such the causal
attitude to kill things, as some cats that beats or can a lot of
has been pets. I do not owe that strong objection to murder for the
sake of an animal. As we have spoken previously, once his died he
does not know a difference. The life is so only like this lovely likes pedestal
situate it on. But that that the poor shark has left to stifle in his
coverage, ossia the horrible death . Also I comprise that the majority for more
people, the properly of the biology of studio has to that sacrifice an animal you
work with. It conceal it is not the reality for me. Any reason do not have the
stomach for him, but reason conceal is not a character of my work. But when
killed fish in the regular base, at least tries so only kill
the precise , more than killing samples like this a lot of like possible to
the point of any one in that has quite bounced of collection to resist them. It is
superfluous. If something can live, has left the alive. If a purpose of
his expedition was to go tide pooling, reason requires to harpoon
an utmost coverage scrapes? The no practical coverages regulate to verify
was groups of tide, as the one who am conscious.

' Is an older way to think. An older methodology. One of him
reasons an Ivory-billed Woodpecker has been extinct was reason
naturalists has discovered missing, and then promptly has been
was and killed likes quota like possible to preserve specimens. I a lot
think, a biological community, is that out of touching now. Or in
less, attended no.

' had some other notes in an old-way-ness of this history,
but dread that this paper is too long, and does not want calm resisted. All
of these thoughts are so only in a front of my alcohol, and a more I
write a more agree. I will finalise with Steinbeck is tentativa to 'place
the ghost' of And Ricketts, which is like this sweet to the equal that have promised.
His snapshot of a man knows, like this beautiful to the equal that was, does not rid
the ones of a loss of his take fellow. This was the bittersweet moment
for me, as he true row for my own losses. Memories of them still
tingle with every day occurrences, mostly unexpected. Reading that
Steinbeck has spent still a ghost of And Ricketts has spent both consolation
and sadness.

' Supposes always to are that it confuses. As I will leave it for now.

'Expect that all is well with you. :)

'X x'
4 / 5
In a nineties has been was in the one of the west of far zone of Port Penasco and a tide was in. Immediately a beach a water was alive and solid with colour. Had uncountable fish, plants and small crabs. Like this Steinbeck the descriptions were a lot of corrected and was excited totally to find that a book had read was like this attentive. I have been to a Sea of Cortez a lot long and always have the copy of a book with me. This recognition to a tidal walk caused to go back to Penasco that the same day and I have bought the complete snorkeling outfit. I have finalised also reserve the travesĂ­a in the boat a next day and in dive of mine of prime minister expĂłsito that a force of a tide and skills of mine to swim was 'divergent'. In spite of having it bed a lot his time still the good bed, but that that can do more interesting is to read a book of a crew, in that describe some difficulties with Steinbeck is woman and give the humorous corner in a travesĂ­a whole also. So that like a book, take the travesĂ­a in Messico and go the zones further with the truck, the tent, cold beer and drinking water (ossia the real desert ). You will be stunned in a life in this Mar. Also will be surprised in those that settlements smaller will have the federal officials-A Captain of a Port. Any disorder with him. It can take your boat was.
4 / 5
One adds read (excepts one 'Easter sermon of chapter of Sunday that agree to listen to any of his meds--written for And Ricketts, any Steinbeck). I recommend to read 'A Pearl' together with east. Good idea to a culture to Fall California with his life of abundant sea. Steinbeck Has written that his party has said that some natives were 'curiums to collect' more than biological specimens to study reasons could accept concealed. A hunting for bighorn sheep 'borrego' with the locals yields so only bighorn sheep droppings. Later, Steinbeck has the only borrego falling trace in the frame in his wall like the trophy to hunt. A recurring observation that in character '...On-armour, and/or on-to the ornamentation is symptoms of extinction...' And '...The scrolling of obstacles automatically atrophies the walk of survival...' And '...A lean and hungry grows strong...' Reflect Steinbeck is theories of dominance. Steinbeck Is observation of a crew of a glass of Western Airman that transmits and And Ricketts by means of a Sea of Cortez comprises precision of navigation of Tony a captain. '...Tony loves a truth, and a course is a truth . If a helmsman is was-run is saying the lie to Tony...'
4 / 5
Possess that it has thought it was the complete collection of John Steinbeck works but “A Register of a Sea of Cortez” is not has comprised. I have known in fact at all roughly that. When I saw It announced, has had to read it. I have it now and can say it it can be my preferred Steinbeck endeavour. Yes, an usual Steinbeck meanderings is still there and a bit distracts it, but found the partorisca be more lucido here, as if he deliberately feigned to roam but was has had to that to explain his presence without excuse. They were a lot of interesting and I gobbled his up like a hungry tuna explores in his travesía. Reason am no be the distract ? Reason this was an expedition with long to look for was and ruminate in other subjects, that .

Takes teleology, for chance; a studio of a presence of things and reasons exist in a world. It consecrates a whole and numerous chapter other references in his book to explain reason the things are that it is. A simple response? Reason are. Simple as it conceal. Of course it goes to detail add to achieve this conclusion. As you have read roughly the, calm will find you nodding your boss in consonance to the that looks it senseless answered. Calm also will find you carelessly skimming on some scientific names of a flora and the fauna collected for some adventurers and not even be embarrassed of the yours indolence. Calm will find you enveloped in a boredom that the heat and the humidity and that the boredom can spend, included like six strenuously dipping on thousands of remarkable and good-looking specimens. Now after the hour of this tedious work can spend in a reader so as a browser. Steinbeck Explores This period of industriousness in his representations of a beauty, peacefulness and heaviness of a half.

But Steinbeck also takes an emotion of an expedition with all his hardship, alcohol numbing concentration, and emotion of discovery by means of his descriptive writing and graphic skills. A reader feels well in a half of a heat and humidity, feeling a cold of tidal waters swirling around his feet, a sting of plugs of sea urchin that penetrates some hands and of the arms, and an ache another run and lacerations of ferociously defensive small crabs and another unfriendly inhabitants of some groups of tide. It is also expert in describing a friendly reception has taken of the majority of some human inhabitants of a Low gulf of California. Like this poor and hungry to the equal that could look to be, looked always of confidence and sincere during his meetings. It has had some habladurĂ­a of native cannibalism, but an author was concerned more with an attitude of his hungry mates and asks those who would take one bites of the prime minister has to that fulfil some the suspicious natives that spends the big boiling pot.

There is enjoyed really this book. It is the different Steinbeck that earth but still enjoyable, notwithstanding some typical stuffiness. If it likes him-the aventure of marine exploitation, and some complexities spend, calm would owe that give comes from it.

Schuyler T Wallace
Author of HISTORIES of LIZARD of BEAT IT
4 / 5
has read the majority of some reservation written for Steinbeck and ossia a prime minister a has not concerned me paralizaciones. It have given some stars excepts after a history, write the history of a life and death of his fellow Ricketts that was a better part of a book. Another can appreciate this book more than me except probably never read to again, different all of his another reservation.
5 / 5
Some descriptions of some people have fulfilled in a Sea of Cortez has been detailed and something on. I have found some descriptions of some characters and the crew that has surprised. A real account of a biology was the little dull. Probably my favourite part of a book was a apĂȘndice describing Steinbeck is fellow Ricketts. Has an interest in Steinbeck he and has been drawn to this history. No his best but certainly currency the look yes wants to know the little more in a man he.
4 / 5
Ossia The very only book . Certainly it is the travelogue, but a lot simply so much. A complete volume, jointly written for Steinbeck and Ricketts, would contain 600 pages more and have another part to catalog the marine animals have found in this travesĂ­a, which an edition of Penguin ignores. It is the a lot of enjoyable read, although a course of teleological vs. A lot-teleological that thinks that that which occupies the integer of chapter along (the reputedly has been written for Ricketts) was dry and drawn-was and does not return with a flow of a book. Another scattered ruminations during a book of man, character, world-wide view, etc. Is quell'has bitten more tolerable. Some descriptions of a species are uneven, some separates on Sally Lightfoot, worms of tube, rays of coverage, etc. Is quite vivid, but some another look of part catalogs gone in -- which I no really dressed like the weakness to the equal that can a lot possibly describe all a species in of the details add. A description of a crew is especially pleasant and entertaining, and really can see some personalities of a crew: Tony, Tiny, Sparky and Tex. I think that that ossia really a point underlined of a book.

Reason a register was has sawed-written by both men, does not have any a lot of mentioning of And Ricketts (to the equal that has read a book, tends to read he by means of an eye of Steinbeck, like an absence of And Ricketts is quell'has bitten odd). And of course, like another distinguished was, there is not mentioning of Steinbeck is woman the one who has done also a travesĂ­a ( has divorced shortly after a travesĂ­a), except the a lot imprecise clue with which 200 or like this pages.

There is also a apĂȘndice of the obituary/of memorial/biography of And Ricketts for Steinbeck, shortly after Ricketts' tragic death. It is the a lot of vivid and ape, included lighthearted account, but the suspect is also a bit fictionalized.

In spite of his defects, this in spite of a lot of reservation. Some so only wishes this Steinbeck there has written more a lot of-fictions, especially in of the travesĂ­as and a character. It is the harm that he no.
4 / 5
This has been in mine esading like the Writer' loan' for the long time. The desire would have read it the fact of long time, is extraordinarily a lot of writing. I am not sure that of of the this is to be write in a something and how much was reworked and revised with which are returned but tip the animate and eclectic talent and deep skill a dark clear.
5 / 5
Imagines having the Nobel-price the author that want to that it accompanies your scientific group in an expedition in Gulf to Fall California (Sea of Cortez) and will take an idea of this wonderful book. John Steinbeck has accompanied his better biologist , marine partner And Ricketts, in this travesĂ­a for some ages. And Ricketts Was also an inspiration for a character Doc in Steinbeck is 'Cannery Row.'

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Calm say you done in an ocean does not imagine never before. I have enjoyed to learn in of the different roads an ocean is used.
5 / 5 Kaitlin
I Liked him his of this book of picture very bc was very colorfull and has learnt of more plot in an ocean that has known already!! Still although I am eleven still the think was very fresh!! Thank you Swift editor!!!! :) His so fresh that recommended he in an of my friends!! An author would have to be AwesomeBOOKS!!!!! And... I want to read!! Yes Ala Condie is reading this, then wants your book Matched and is almost done with him and also looking the advances in the reading has Crossed!! (ONLY FEIGN The R has BEEN OF TOWER!!) ;) LoveYourBooks:)!!!
2 / 5 Charlyn
Pictures of decent stock and the few facts of ocean but any one of some animals pictured is tagged or anything. I AM aim my threads this book goes to ask that it is and does not know that all are. It can do for the fun little project of investigation, imagines was that some the pictures are supposes. It sees better work of student presentations. Beaks Very very vain with some facts or. Some pictures of pair were of centre. They take for free but does not think could recommend this of arrest of the paid.
5 / 5 Sonia
This book is the time adds to spend with the boys and he has learn in an ocean. Some pictures are very good. It recommends this for all the young readers and for father and time of boy.
5 / 5 Lizabeth
It enjoy to aim some pictures of ocean and reading a text aloud in my grandchildren. Joy nonfiction I, also.
5 / 5 Taunya
Very Me as well as the nonfiction the book of the boys. Some photos are gorgeous and could helps to interest little ones in the sailors or career of biology. When being crazy roughly in our earth and he are the oceans are of entity to do sure is preoccupied by and has protected. There is also some bonos tidbits of information to educate some boys.
4 / 5 Sherley
I have purchased this book for my grandchildren my young plus. They are little 'fished'.Some photos are only good and a accompaning the text is pertinent age and very meshed in of the young boys aims a lot of questions and is the fun road for them in Some pictures are wonderful but an editor has lost the terrific occasion for not identifying some residents of an ocean by name . This was the disappointment .Perhaps they will attach the in his next edition
5 / 5 Temika
This book will appeal to boys those who are interested in some oceans and life in a mar. While some photographs are good-looking, is not accompanied by the text that explains that it is showed and exactly where a picture has caused. The information on some oceans are comprised but is randomly inserted among some photos. A book would be the a lot of lovelier reference pound if some photos were crosses referenced and has documented.

The girls in some elementary notes will enjoy to look in some photos. The readers would not owe that expect the line of history. An abruptly final book without surrounding it or conclusion
4 / 5 Neva
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4 / 5 Leoma
Say you done in a calm ocean does not imagine never first that. I have enjoyed to learn in different ways an ocean is used.
4 / 5 Charlyn
A enjoyable book for any age. Some the oceanic photographs are spectacular and an information dates is interesting and no too detailed. Good resource for any to the one who like him to him the photos of especially of ocean and interesting facts. The book is quite short to maintain an interest of boys and offers good information in the oceans of the earth.
4 / 5 Sonia
Liked this book of picture a lot bc was a lot of colorfull and has learnt the plot more in an ocean that has known already!! Still although they are eleven I still the think was very fresh!! Thank you Speedy Publishing!!!! :) His like this fresh that recommended that to one of my friends!! An author would owe that be AwesomeBOOKS!!!!! And... I want to read!! Yes AlĂ­a Condie is reading this, then love your book Matched and am done almost with him and also that looks forward to the reading has Crossed!! (SO ONLY FEIGN The R WAS BEHIND!!) ;) LoveYourBooks:)!!!
5 / 5 Lizabeth
Decent stock pictures and the pocolos done of ocean but any of some animals pictured is labeled or anything. They ARE tip my edges this book goes to ask that it is and has not been that everything is. It can do for the amused little project of investigation, imagining was that some pictures are supposes. I have seen better work of student presentations. Pics A lot really go with some facts neither. Some pictures of pair were of centre. Lame for free but does not think could recommend paid partorisca east.
4 / 5 Taunya
My boys are crazy in marine life and really enjoyed some pictures!
4 / 5 Sherley
There is enjoyed aiming some pictures of ocean and reading a text aloud to my grandchildren. Joy nonfiction I, also.
5 / 5 Madelaine
Has purchased this book for my grandchildren my young plus. They are little 'fished'.Some photos are so only good-looking and a accompaning the text is pertinent age and well geared to young boys He promptes a lot of questions and is fun way for them to Some pictures are wonderful but an editor has lost the terrific occasion for not identifying some residents of an ocean for name . This was the disappointment .Perhaps they will add in his next edition
4 / 5 Lashawnda
Really Like me this like the nonfiction the book of the boys. Some photos are gorgeous and could help to interest little some in the sailors or career of biology. Being mad about in our earth and is the oceans is of entity partorisca do sure is concerned partorisca and has protected. There is also some abonos tidbits of information partorisca educate some girls.
4 / 5 Paul
This book is the time adds partorisca spend with boys and have them learn in an ocean. Some pictures are really good. You recommend this partorisca all the young readers and partorisca father and time of boy.
5 / 5 Laticia
These books has done to interest that is easy to read for boys. Some pictures are breathe partorisca take and fill by heart. These pictures can be used like the tool partorisca teach, or partorisca begin the discussion. Reason if some pictures is sure partorisca maintain boys of all the attention of age.
5 / 5 Suzi
A book has not been partorisca complete with an information and has had room in some screens. Some pictures are good-looking but would like them know that it is in the each picture.
5 / 5 Cleora
Good pictures, big impression of general facts in an ocean. Partorisca The oldest boys, GO elements in of the photos would be good together with facts in these identified would be well, but ossia very partorisca pre-readers or beginning readers.
4 / 5 Clementine
Some pictures were utmost, this in spite of there was at all say you some nomination of some animals and creatures. Appreciated and there is enjoyed some facts of ocean, although they have looked so only stuck here and there without meaning to some pictures before or with which.
5 / 5 Arthur
The good-looking pictures but does not say you the one who some creatures are. Foreseen on sharing this with my granddaughter, and know goes to ask that it is.
4 / 5 Lida
A book is recommended highly for all the ages of readers those who enjoy Marine life. A tid bit of facts, and the vivid colours are extremely delicious. My boys, ages 3 and 5, amour this book, and question to see it on his Kindles often.
5 / 5 Aleta
Ossia The book of the picture adds for boys of all the ages. Some pictures are vibrant with the colour with some fun facts has launched in to do it interesting! One of some books of better picture have downloaded
4 / 5 Lael
Good-looking pictures, but was well to know that it is that we are seeing in some pictures. Also saying the 5I that 'porcentual' of an Earth is covered with water, and repeating a concrete percentage for each ocean, is quell'has bitten useless. While lovely to look in, a date of information has limited enough and disappointing.
5 / 5 Lashaun
Good-looking pictures. No too long. Perfecto partorisca entertain boys or ancient earring of the waits of office of the doctor.
5 / 5 Carrie
My edges of 4 months loves this book! The pictures are vibrant in colour and detail. Also I want a bit pocolos done of ocean.
4 / 5 Elene
This book has the lovely photos am remained with oceans' done. Still it comprise that it spend if some glaciers have melted. It has liked him the clearest organisation of facts. Ossia That tries to teach our students.
5 / 5 Eulalia
My grandchildren (ages 4 and 2) there is enjoyed really look by means of this book. This in spite of, there is multiple modifying the errors and a text is inconsistent and often times no pertinent. But it was the no real complaints of me.
4 / 5 Salome
I facts were utmost & easy for my boys to comprise. Some photos are breathe so only that takes & my family will enjoy to look in them frequently
5 / 5 Vince
My granddaughter displeased a creepy things and has liked him a bit facts. A book adds to read near! ( It is the brilliant 8 year.)
4 / 5 Annika
That amazing and good-looking pictures. They are like this the clear crystal. Also it comprises utmost facts in oceans and down water world-wide.
5 / 5 Damian
Would owe that have names with some calm pictures so many can say a grandkids which his all are!
5 / 5 Shamika
Ossia The wonderfully illustrated book with fabulous pictures. It is the must sees and have to that has. Rid adds for all the ages.
4 / 5 Dorthy
This book has lovely pictures and interesting information in oceans. My grandson will enjoy to read this book. It gives the graces to give such the lovely book.

Top Customer Reviews: Billion-Dollar ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 15 ratings
5 / 5 Delphia
A book is the complete look in a history of an industry partorisca fish so it relates to a Alaskan pollack, the fish which is resulted one of a more eaten fish in a world. Originally You consider It the fish of rubbish, a pollack is gone in partorisca be eaten in of the numerous ways and in of the dozens of the countries and sustains the macizos fishery in some waters of Alaska.

A book begins with a history partorisca fish for cod in of the waters of Alaska and covers a period when any with the coverage could fish so only in anywhere. It details one contention among EUA and the foreign fishermen has based fisherman and like this concentrated to create excluyentes of economic zones to fish in some waters that surrounds all the nations. Maintaining a that struggles that continuous is among the glass of the smallest USA sweats calm so that bounced of day and a main and much more productive factory draggers. This still continuous fight, and more probably for a foreseeable future.

A book offers a history of a pollack, but this history included could apply the dozens of another fisheries United States, particularly a cod fishery in Inghilterra New, which has all but has closed down. A Alaskan pollack is the successful history how is considered to be the self sustaining fishery, which hopefully fished of product to some Phases of EUA for some time to come. Certainly more the work and the studio is required, but a current time, ossia state of an art fishery management.

This book is the fascinating look in a history of the fishery and to the equal that can be directed so that continuous produce fish and maintain the arrantzales that reads. Highly recommend it to this interested in fisheries management or to those simply curious in a fish that eats.
4 / 5 Janice
Would say 4.5/5 but will round until the 5 reason this book deserves better that 3.5 has when almost I did not buy it. This book has something for all the world-wide - history, crazy Bering histories of Sea, fisheries science, arrantzales Norwegian 101. But in some people of same time to the that the gustanuno or two of these things could take the little bored in some other chapters. In all the chance has thought a general history and science of pollock was to add and has been surprised by an interesting fund resupplied in a development of commercial fisheries of an industrial revolution. You recommend this to any with the general interest in fisheries science and/or any one doing work in a Bering Mar.
4 / 5 Mariah
A Bering Mar Pollock fishery is at present a big plus only fishery, for volume, for some the EUA and Russia, which share a Bering Mar. Kevin Bailey is 'Fished of Miles million Dollars' says a history of this fishery and in a process explores some challenges of modern fisheries management.

Bailey Takes the street partorisca meander by means of his subject, mixing personal episodes roughly time in sea in a Bering with almost breathless accounts of an intense commercial competition to explode a Pollock fishery, and with some careful commentary in an emotional and evolving been of a marine science that has influenced a management of a fishery on some years. There is a lot of- has developed viñetas roughly some of some characters coloreados and strong one can find in Alaskan fisheries. Bailey Consecrates time and endeavour to describe a controversial politics of agent a Bering Mar fishery, especially to the equal that has touched is gone in one State of Alaska and in a Congress of EUA. Some processes Bailey describes has directed in one a hand to an undoubted disaster of a hole of doughnut, still barren of Pollock twenty years after the end of moratorium that fish there, and in another hand, to a current thriving Bering Mar Pollock fishery, albeit with the defiant future.

This rids probably would have benefited of additional modifying; these readers a lot already familiar with a fisheries the subject can find hard to follow. Readers wedded to the particular point of view in a subject of fisheries can be frustrated for Bailey evenhanded approximation. This in spite of, this fisheries analyst and resident of leading Alaska expĂłsito a lot of interest in a book, and the disposal to admit of Bailey has appreciated some limits of a current science and to explore all the sides of the subject have complicated. Recommended.
5 / 5 Rachelle
Previously doing in an Industry, and proud to having done like this, has found this book extremely included-rid, and has appreciated the knowledge of an author of international treaties, like some Attributions of Quotas, this affects each fin-and-lover of feather in a Big Blue Marble. It creates it or no, to the worries of commercial peach would like to be in of the business generations down a street...
5 / 5 Willetta
More than history, more than science, more than politics, and more than the history of American entreprenuerial alcohol; an author develops some amazing complexities that surrounds these have hid fishery.
This pound has it everything; sucedido and failures in individual as well as in glorious human scales, conflict, unlikely cooperative endeavours, controversial, humour, that short science of flange and finally uncertainty in a future of our half and his biological resources. Ossia A history of entity .
4 / 5 Cristobal
Has bought to take a science of a fishery. Had so many errors in some people of industry that has known that ask if a science is very attentive ? So only I can expect like this. I seat if the book would owe that be writing would be necessary has it a correct information. It contradicts in some lives have lost the people have known and obviously has not been researched or has verified.
Kevin
5 / 5 Lee
has been in an industry for the long time, the state feels that it have to that take my money for behind
4 / 5 Cathryn
Thorough and detailed - this book says all some histories of one North Pacific pollock fishery - of his starts his rationalisation to today of uncertainty. It comprises to interest histories and of the personalities in a science, economy, and politician.
5 / 5 Sunny
This book is recognition of account by force of Alaska pollock fishery, beginning with a discovery of of foreign entity fisheries in Alaskan waters and follow-ups for evolution and subsequent development of harvest and practical of management in some the modern USA fishery. Some draws of author to the his 30 more years of scientific investigation in this lovely commercial species, more the investigations detailed to a history of a fishery, to examine a biological complex, partner of subject-economic and the politicians have associated with collecting big of especially of marine fish. His treatment to compete interests in a harvest, management and conservation of pollock is comprehensible and equitable. One has to that read for each fisheries scientific and for any the one who desires to know like investigations, the industry and the management there is shaped the ones of world-wide entity fishery.
4 / 5 Magdalena
Has loved this book and I could do not dipping down. Hilarious Characters, seafaring yarns and the jaw that fallen the facts fill his pages. In some free big seas, the avidity knows no bounds. The tragedies in sea have been yielding.

Miles million Fish of Dollar ameno a Bering Sea in your living room. He courageously asks that the economic imports, social, politician, scientist and questions of management. It suggests streets alentadoras advances.

Is interested in the oceans of our world, this book is the must has read.
4 / 5 Jen
This reserves done like this announced, which is partorisca resupply the history of trawling and as there is shaped a pollock collected. Unfortunately, an author the one who is an expert in an industry partorisca fish, failure to declare or does not believe a pollock the harvest is durable how is has practised. This, in my opinion, is frustrating like the author left that drifts aimlessly by means of the sea of information that could not relate to. Hopefully Likes the feedback is result more critical available an editor will release an additional edition that comprises an opinion of authors on yes or no a pollock the harvest is durable.
5 / 5 Junko
For people those who are interested in durable living, ossia the add read in a state of the ours fisheries. Although written by the fisheries biologist, is a lot of understandable for the layman and a science is has presented clearly. Some episodes and the histories add personal interest. It is full to fish history, which is resulted to be much more that interests that has anticipated. Like the person the one who strives to practise environmentally conscious and durable living, found the one who the causes thought and educational. Any the one who is interested in as his seafood is collected would owe that consider read this book.
5 / 5 Aleen
Ossia The a lot of writing and entertaining book. Present in seeing very balanced of subjects and points of view of arrantzales, ambientalistas, politicians, and scientists. I have very learnt in of the this of entity fishery and the one who complex is partorisca direct a scrolling of of the this and any one another fish partorisca human consumption.
4 / 5 Isidro
Thoroughly There Is enjoyed this book, which examines Alaska pollock fishery of economic, social, biological, and human points of view. Highly recommended!
4 / 5 Meagan
Can not decide if this was the book of bad text writing or the writings of just random thoughts down for an author in a half of a night with which not sleeping partorisca two days. Look forward to partorisca read this book because I am involved with this fishery and has had included the difficult time with him. It repeats , he rambles, is self promoting of someones life very boring and arrivals halfway thru a book without conclusion and leave you that asks reason so only has squandered your time with him.
Not annoying with east a, stinks and leaves the bad flavour in your mouth !!!!

Top Customer Reviews: The Oysters of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 37 ratings
3 / 5 Ardella
A bit more information in a history, mystery, agriculture, harvesting, that grows, field of, names of, etc. Information in the oysters that was very while.
There is amusing and sometimes hilarious the brief histories interlaced, to the long of w myths, obvious lies, and folk tales...Only the desire had had More than those and enough the Less bit that a pedantic material.
But know, included a pedantic material was quite readable, often amusing, frequently presented w tongue-firmly-in-cheek, like this gem:
'Incidentally Pliny, one more egghead that the character-lover, has had an interesting view of procreation of oyster. Aristotle that clue, said that comes enough through spontaneous combustion in a vase.'
Right.
Road to go, Pliny!
5 / 5 Candance
You know...Always it is that it interests to learn like a lunch eats is harvested. I am a lover of oyster ! I will eat the in all the case is served. Eleanor Clark can maintain you interested in a growth of oyster and process of harvest. It IS grueling work. It opens These beds of oyster are deminishing a must of farmer of the oyster develope ways to till new harvest. Certainly I the recognition is of as an oyster is gone in my table from now on. Some allocutions of author to describe all an agriculture and harvesting technical in the good tongue that can comprise you. It IS has say histories of some farmers of oyster also. These marks for the a lot of interest and rewarding book to read.
5 / 5 Remedios
That is to say the classical, and the must for any one concealed wants oysters. Of a French house of an estimated Belon oysters. A scripture is clear, lyric, monkey. While it is by train to read you the, can listen that Eleanor Clark, this has been married in Robert Penn Warren, was a more talented half of this pair. Clark calms take you there -- the voice, seats it.
5 / 5 Arlette
I have read he these years and found the totally fascinate. I want oysters, and wants the good scripture and wants to France, and wants to all these things even more after they want to read this book. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
3 / 5 Quiana
It IS an interesting book . Has thinks that that it was difficult to follow so that it orders jumps around facts in of the people and of the local histories. It IS the very different class to reserve and can be for the genus concealed does not have any reading often, but has enjoyed the. It IS, even so, no the book I 'could not pose down'.
5 / 5 Michiko
fascinating Llibre, Sometimes last to follow, sometimes too dulcemente, but has had to me visit Locmariaquer. Definitively the would not have to be an only or first book in of the oysters want works. Some fund in the biology of oyster has required. But it have to has for lovers of oyster.
4 / 5 Omar
Taken the sense adds of Brittany here, and if his people. A book is so quite place and time so of the oysters, and is very the deflect.
4 / 5 Angelina
This book gives the perspective adds in some challenges of harvest of oyster and aprovechamiento in some ages, and also spends in life early life in France. I found it charming. Any necessity to read it all immediately, adds in savor the over time.
5 / 5 Kaylee
It IS the biological and historical read
was happy with a history of oyster, less happy with a history, but enjoyed it
3 / 5 Maryann
It is an interesting book . Has thinks that that it was difficult to follow reason orders jumps around facts the people and of the local histories. It is the very different class of the book and he can be partorisca the gender that there is not reading often, but enjoyed it. It is, this in spite of, no the book I 'could not dip down'.
5 / 5 Beau
This book gives the perspective adds in some challenges of oyster cultivation and aprovechamiento on some ages, and also amena the life early life in France. I found it charming. Any need of the bed all immediately, adds the savor the over time.
5 / 5 Otha
Is the biological and historical read
was happy with a history of oyster, less happy with a history, but enjoyed it
4 / 5 Dennise
has bought this book partorisca 99 cents has based in my interest in of the Oysters, a class of Cost of Gulf, thinks an author of this book informs to them like this Portuguese, inferior to some wonderful Belon varieties that has not had a pleasure partorisca try. I have found a difficult book partorisca read, perhaps reason read other books simultaneously or my knowledge of the history and the French terms is being missing of. The fashion of an author was quite hectic, jumping of a @@@subject to another. Crown Clark is undoubtably the able writer, but no really my cup of tea. If you are interested in of the dark appearances of mythology or French history this book could be for you. If you are interested so only in of the Oysters, could find something the little less cluttered and side-has followed.
4 / 5 Kami
Is resulted totally engrossed in a survival of oysters, and a history of a time so much more engrossing. A good bed.
5 / 5 Vivan
Fascinating Rid with a lot of intricate details. I have wanted to you love/ it That!
4 / 5 Daniell
The wordy in oysters .
Study the oysters rid adds for investigation!
Bored me has taken the pause finally to the equal that was bored too much.
Take a lot of prize .
5 / 5 Pearline
...A documentary in of the oysters. Any that has expected. Well-researched but has taken lost in everything of an oyster lingo.
5 / 5 Jodie
WELL, but more than I have not wanted never know in Oysters
5 / 5 Idella
oysters to run so it has had an interest in a book, this in spite of a fashion to write caused me partorisca have difficulty and lose interest quickly. Stray interest and has given the pound was.
5 / 5 Eli
Really has not known to be more than me there is not wanted never know in oysters
5 / 5 Efrain
A book is disorganized and terribly writing. It has not taken by means of him.
5 / 5 Maude
Some 'oysters of Locmariaquer' is (or was) any so only any oyster; they were ostrea edulis, the species of flat oyster, also known like Armoricaine. They were -- purportedly (I do not create to have never sampled a) -- a better eating oyster in a world, and a lot a supply has been to some restaurants some plus end in Parigi. A locus of the his cultivation was a city of Locmariaquer to the long of a cost of the sud of Brittany.

In the OYSTERS OF LOCMARIAQUER, Eleanor Clark has said of ostrea edulis, his natural history, a history of oystering in general and of ostrea edulis especially, of a social order and culture of these Bretones the one who a oystering -- and of very other subjects tangentially related to these subjects. A book was first published in 1964. Unfortunately, in 1973-1974 the parasite has destroyed a ostrea edulis of Locmariaquer, and while the agriculture of oyster remains an industry of entity (to the equal that to tourism, this in spite of), some now the cultured oysters is Pacific oysters.

Like this, The OYSTERS OF LOCMARIAQUER is now this in spite of another book in a world of yesteryear. If you are keenly interested in of the oysters, oyster cultivation, or Brittany, a book this in spite of have to that be rewarding. For a rest of us, a main reason to read a book is for the prose of Clark. It writes with panache, erudition, and talent. In the few occasions, achieves to be laugh-was-strong ape, any one dies of bad feat a quite esoteric character of a subject @@@subject. Memory of John McPhee with the wicked sense of humour, and perhaps partorisca pinch of Patrick Leigh Fermor stirred in (this in spite of OYSTERS predates the majority of McPhee and Leigh Fermor).

Here is describing a flavour of ostrea edulis: ' it is briny first of all, and no in a sense of brine in the barrel, for an isolation of something; there is the accident of his freshness. Intimations Of some ages of man, some penetrating intuition of a sea and all his weeds and the breezes shiver you the breaking like this of this little stimulation in a palate. You are eating a sea, ossia, so only a feeling of the gulp of the water of sea has been wafted out of him for some sorcery, and is in a verge to agrees does not know that, mermaids or a sudden smell of kelp in an ebb tide or the poem have read once .'

In some signals that Clark informs to the sprawling have opposite titled 'Oysters and Everything Roughly His', and attaches a quip 'an all title too much attacked. Ossia Like me feels in the OYSTERS OF LOCMARIAQUER. Like this well it likes to write it is, a book is a bit too much.
4 / 5 Hans
That I with the sword will open.' Crown Clark corrects our community has thought one the majority of metaphor of famous oyster in literature, indicating there is at all to do with the pearl, or like his delightfully said, 'but enough would think no.' Crown Clark dazzles a reader, certainly this a, with his remarkable erudition, which has directed in a creation of a second creature of looks of simple sea, in a cost of the sud of Brittany in France. Ecology, biology, sociology, history, zoology, the literature is some of some intellectual describes that is to draw to to create is a-of-a-book bondadoso that has done Locmariaquer an essential fate. But it has changed so much, stray state, and yes, included improved of Cups Clark has written his book in an end of one '50 east, long first of a come of a TGV, and first of a death of a lot of of a species that writes on. It was also long first of one was of tourism of mass.

This zone of Brittany has been time very poor, remarked for two things: some oysters of creature, and some big prehistoric megaliths in Carnac. An author describes the emotion of a Parisian gourmet with an arrival of the latest harvest of a season, attentively listing some classifiche and prizes, but also contrasts these second looks ephemeral interest with a hard reality to produce these harvests with a hard image to forget: a daughter of 18 years has has wanted to was - has drunk bounces he of muriatic sour, takes the averages an evening to die, and ' had listened his way to shout on in Saint-Pierre.'

Admonishes five Lady Clark covers an importance of oysters during a period of As Imperio, giving a delicious reader dollops of history, and sociological idea of this period. A lot a greats of this period, as well as a minor to mark known his appearances.

Is a quality of his observations that also the helps situate this book in an only category. Considering a renaissance of Brittany is 'folk culture,' says '...Embarrassing renaissance Of bagpipes, folk dance, folklore, etc., As if a word 'folk' used that the way has not been the death warrant in him.' Also, for a late '50 east, a prescient: 'Sinister' expensive he, has too many people. Some cost of some describes revenidas is simply a lot quite big to resist them in July and August.'

The Villemarque, the regional writer, is situated, as he pearl calms , inside a context of some national writers, Malraux, Sand, Proust, and to the. Cassanova Famous exploits, and one 'energy of behaviour' is also wonderfully has described.

Although some species has changed now lamentably, and a probably diminished flavour, has the wonderful 'fence of oyster' to Montparnasse that would be an ideal setting to digest this masterful book in a lot of settings. After a second glass of wine, one can also speculate the one who his life could have been likes, with his husband Robert Penn Warren, known more famously likes author of 'All a King' Men.'
5 / 5 Sudie
An inaugural line of this book is:
'THAT NOTE a month of May is some tiles, likes tiles of ceiling but aim, stacked for the thousands in a signal with which another to the long of a cost.'

A last line on page 203 east:
'BENEFICIENT Oyster, good to try, well partorisca a stomach and a soul, admits a blessing of your mystery your far plus.'

Among these 200 pages regarding oysters, Eleanor Clark has written the definite classical in an amalgamation of geography, human history, ecology, and trade. A bed a lot a mystery or a character of this mollusk in this Bretona cost. It expresses by means of a like this done human being by means of his own.

These oysters of Locmariaquer can be appreciated or thought of in two ways. As they Are tilled in this northwestern Breton the cost can be thought of like this when being incidental. A thing of entity, some dispute, ossia the place of scenary, the good oyster that eats, and tourism. Or one can see with a sympathetic eye, like the author loves a reader to see, in a landscape. This Locmariaquer landscape, with some oysters, is repleted with a rich voice of his ancestor, myths, history, and human foibles.

Has instrumented with east for behind a knowledge of scene, a mystery of a Locmariquer mollusk is developed. Maintaining can trippingly circle of ours tongue because these Breton the oysters are loved a gourmet . Place in the little more dozens of these oysters in a barbie, a lot you? No, no in a wrist.

Remarce: This book has been published in 1964. In a @@@1970s, some if any everything of some varieties of oyster has appointed in a book had been devastated for parasites. Today, a region is tilling a Japanese oyster stronger, a Japanese naissain (the Gigas) variety, to sustain an industry and the way of life.
4 / 5 Ranee
One odd but charming little reserve which has won a Prize of National Book in 1965. The book of Clark is a elegy for a Belon oyster of Brittany, facing extinction together with traditional lifeway of a rural, impoverished Bretones the one who once nurtured a delicacy priced. Part travelogue and part treatise in an oyster, the book of Clark in no way resembles the alike works that it is penned today. There is little report -- any interview with experts, any marshaling of facts and figures, any readers-friendly overviews. The readers in fact will learn a lot in oysters and some Bretones those who his race but in the discursive ramble this presents the character here and the @@subject there, moving spent so much to another first worry of circling behind time in when the revisit the people and the subjects likes him the need arises. For some readers, a two-no-advance, a-no-the rear approximation will feel haphazard and disorganized while another will enjoy a sense of conversation with the witty and partner very informed. Any way, the must read for lovers of oyster.
4 / 5 Reinaldo
Roughly done 25 years I stumbled to the history of Eleanor Clark of some beds of oyster in Normandy, or his memoir of living approximations some beds of oyster. It is been the long time , but was simply a better combination of alimentary writing, history, writing of travesĂ­a and poetry that I never read (yes, am revising the book that has read 25 years ago, but rests with me). My sister and his family go to be that they live in Normandy, as I owe that buy he for them, and reread the I. It is so only; he each one another pound roughly travesĂ­a and feed and "our life in ...." It looks pallid.
5 / 5 Carmon
Has read a book with anticipation adds. Bought some oysters also to agree a whole experience - roughly little French some. Prepared his so much Lady Clark has suggested. You eat him with the chilled chablis. Half and now later - patient likes dog, to the patient likes him the dog. It results a better way to prepare the oysters is not (repeats any) to leave them chair in a rear porch in a sun all day. Never do the deception two times and will not eat these Belon oysters again. But a book was quite a lot of
5 / 5 Nu
A bit more information in a history, mystery, agriculture, collecting, that grows, row of, names of, etc. Information in the oysters that was really while.
There is amusing and sometimes hilarious the brief histories interwoven, to the long of w myths, obvious lies, and folk the just desire there had been More than those and enough the bit Less than a pedantic material.
But know, has included a pedantic material was quite readable, often amusing, frequently presented w tongue-firmly-in-cheek, like this gem:
'Incidentally Pliny, one more egghead that the character-lover, has had an interesting view of procreation of oyster. Aristotle that follows, has said that comes roughly by means of spontaneous combustion in a vase.'
Right.
Way to go, Pliny!
4 / 5 Shea
Always is that it interests to learn like a lunch eats is collected. They are a lover of oyster ! I will eat him in all the chance is to do fault. Eleanor Clark can maintain you interested in a growth of oyster and process of harvest. It is grueling work. Now that the beds of oyster are deminishing a must of farmer of the oyster develope means to box collects new. Certainly I will have the recognition is of as an oyster has come my table from now on. An author directs to describe all an agriculture and collecting technical in the good-looking tongue that can comprise you. It is has say histories of some farmers of oyster also. These frames for the very interesting and rewarding book to read.
4 / 5 Christiane
Has found the attitude of a to of author of the people with less than money that has had insufferable has given like this up for the half way by means of. A writing is good but at all to swoon on. Frankly, I suspect and his husband, Robert Penn Warren, has daunted his way to a cup. Or you have had to be there? It was France never this far was?
5 / 5 Claud
Together with Beautiful Swimmer (Warner), A Career (Hay), Striper (Scolare), and Blues (Hersey), Some Oysters of Locmariaquer moved to a studio and work of marine biology. One of mine all-preferred of time!
4 / 5 Sylvester
This book is one that the professor of English Literature would attribute to the student of postgrado so only to try the capacity of one student to comprehend the literature advanced was doubt. A book is arduous and a time although it obliges. One has to that of the oysters of amour to finalise a book.
4 / 5 Amee
Ossia The classical, and have to that for any any one oysters. Of a French house of one priced Belon oysters. A writing is clear, lyrical, graceful. While you are by train of the bed, can feel that Eleanor Clark, the one who has been married to Robert Penn Warren, was a more talented half of this pair. Clark calms takes calm there -- see it, calms that seats.
4 / 5 Inga
Has read these years and found the totally fascinating. I love oysters, and love the good writing and I want to France, and master all these things even more after active read this book. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
5 / 5 Pamula
Lovely rendering of a subject of oyster. It bite Of the piece of the period and he touch overwritten, but consider a time. Good prologue for Mark Kurlansky.
4 / 5 Georgianna
fascinating Book, sometimes last to follow, sometimes too slow, but had to visit me Locmariaquer. Definitively it do not have to that be an only or first book in of the oysters love works. Some fund in the biology of oyster has required. But it have to that has for lovers of oyster.
5 / 5 Tandra
Takes such the sense adds of Brittany here, and if his people. A book is so roughly place and time like this of the oysters, and is a lot diverting.

Top Customer Reviews: Deep: Freediving, ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 58 ratings
5 / 5 Jonnie
I in the first place listening in this book when an author James Nestor was the guest in Ben Greenfield Podcast of Health even so the already had been intrigued by a sport of Freediving since read a piece in ESPN a magazine behind in a late 90 east. Retreat to read enough the and when being so fascinated by a capacity of these apparently normal human beings that low dive in unfathomable depths in the breathes only of air. My fellow better and the era has entered my group literally 30 minutes after reading a piece that voice that could his breathe a long plus and a following day was in a lake in our community to try to achieve a fund apropa a cradle. It was very to surprise in me to listen in this episode of podcast that the common of the people still had not listened never of Freediving. Hopefully This book will take a sport in a clear so that truly it is surprising. Some beginning of book has been with an author that laws to be of the External magazine routed half road around a world for the competition that has not listened never of before. Desprs Witnessing a case begins the investigation to comprise like this was possible. To the long of a road discovers things very intriguing in human physiology, an ocean and some organisms that lives in him. His adventure took him of Freediving competitions to take it Freediving careers in diving with the squad to research these whales of studio of sperm...Included take the walk in the homemade underwater! I want to one issues a book is presented, some chapters are fixed brilliantly and was very hard to pose down. Some poses of author he spotlight in of the cultures that has used this capacity to actuate a Reflex of slope of Mammalian Dive of the centuries. Supremely Has enjoyed to read this book while it has developed my learning of biology of ocean and some possibilities of human physiology.
5 / 5 Julieta
This book is incredible. It does not leave a description for Gentleman Stanley touches a balance in not reading this book. You will have lost the fantastic read. It have read a book and spent some time of quality in a blog of error of the author, in looks them to him can have them something personal among these two -- the work concealed has literally at all to do with a quality of a book, the sound writes to oblige way and a scope to sweep subjects coated. Freediving, Whales of Sperm, ventilations of deep sea -- is everything incredibly that interests, and everything far too arcane the cover well the arrest poses it the audience but Nestor allocution to do only concealed. If you are interested at all in science this book is literally the page turner. It can not expect return to see that it has been it to spend with some whales! It BUYS THIS LLIBRE. It can change your life. If my clues of daughter through on studying marine biology, a trace of this action will begin with a two to read us this together book. ( It IS 11). I can think of approval more order, for thinks that the motivator of studio further of a sea is a definite purpose to write this book.
5 / 5 Detra
Absolutely fascinating book. It take, even so, it does not try to do this house of experiences. Especially a shark that eats man ones. Everything in a book, comprising an echo-experiences of location, has a potential to go unpleasantly injustice and has been described that when the be does down some supervisory class, often expert. Prpers Having said that, everything in a book is attainable and the experts are there. Occasionally it issues there, but there even so. This , one does those usually relegated capacities in a superhero the comics are totally attainable, would be worthy of the book in his own right.

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5 / 5 Karlene
Like The boy, the oceanography studied in the university level while it was still in elementary school. I have subscribed at all some magazines and entered a lot of trips of field with university classes in a summer. I have lived in an island to Florida, and the marine biology was two no out of my door. It opens 45 years later, is returning in my amour of some sciences of ocean. This book wants me so of some things have done in a '60s, the deep dive, dolphins of studio, and marvel in that does not know quite a lot of life in some oceans. A statement of a book regarding the samples has pulled from below 20,000', '50% in 90% of the concealed is taken low samples 20,000' has not been never seen before. They are totally new species'. If it conceal it is not to cool, does not know that it is.
4 / 5 Benny
Some covers to reserve the diverse group of experiences that an author has been involved in. I have learnt the few things, and found the to be very written, but the depth been missing of (any pun feigned), while to sound like him the pieces read in External magazine or one that. Writing for a general public and no for those of us in that it would like me learns more than a scientist underpinnings of a history. It IS, even so, entertaining and informative, as it can recommend it on that basic.
5 / 5 Lashawna
Wow! That the piece to write. James Nestor reveals an incredible depth of MARVEL in a subject to dive, for humans or OTHER MARINE MAMMALS, and an ocean like the totality. He he querella to oblige for a marine character of so human in a pointed physiology by freedivers or an evolutionary biology revealed by the scientists these ventilations of studio to mar.

This book is good and magic. I found me in of the multiple occasions literally lining to to my respite likes him to him the author has described his dives. I am sure another
the readers have experimented this also. A quantity of marvel and weirdness and curiosity that is sparked by the investigation of an author - telepathy of choral, dolphin holographic communication, cracking a code of cetacean of tongue, whale of arsenal of sonic sperm, DIY submarining, free buses that dives further 500 feet... Literally it line respite of mine while it coaches to enter this world of incredible magic.

This author takes the rightful place afterwards in John Krakauer, Bill Bryson, and other writers of UTMOST nonfiction that can weave fascinate bits of investigation and history in an arch of personal narrative. And a fact that researches and has written this book in two years is crazy. A trip has taken only in Florida, South Africa, Greece, Japan, and Siri Lanka.

Souffl Has been. I have read each word. I have read included some recognitions - that concealed?? I have wanted this book.

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4 / 5 Felipe
It Likes him that of this book goes alln of a sport of free diving. It explores Some deeper depths of a Course. Learnt the good roads enough like the dolphins and the whales communicate. I have learnt enough the sea has discovered again species. Sometimes listen it his likes him read the book of adventure of deep sea. If it calms like his the similar reservation in Moby Dick, like this reservations.
3 / 5 Laurine
I am the arrantzale of launcher and the freediver. Although I have learnt the small in the ducks and the whales have not founding a very interesting book. James has not been the freediver and in looks them to him the apresamiento for ever in in fact enter a water and in fact dive. And same when at the end the has not been able to transmit an experience. Very take it an impression that Stone to Go spent the plot of the money that subject lucido around some world-wide to direct investigation and has wanted the book to sell. If you are looking for the book in freediving then buys the book written by the freediver.
4 / 5 Kori
Llibre Better on (free)the attraction of the diving and the humanity in a submarine has read of Neutral Buoyancy. It IS full of small tidbits and the facts have not known never. While it knows in an extraordinary intelligence of whales and dolphins, this book give me there has even more in them.

The reading recommended highly for any freediving has interested
5 / 5 Jackqueline
Incredibly interest and reserve very written in freediving, but also enough other subjects also. I have learnt an incredible quantity of fascinating material while simultaneously when being entertained in a point that was has had to to lose sleep to maintain reading.

James Nestor is the brilliant writer , specialised and consummate it professional this has lined my interest and provided the richness of entertainment of a first page in a last. It can write the manual of washing machine afterwards and would buy and read the only for a mere joy to experience his work.

Reading this book has enriched my life in of the so many roads.
4 / 5 Lauri
I am not quite sure like the peg like this book me feel. It was both in awe of a world-wide that freedivers recognition like this often, and horrified in as careless was with his capacities and some world-wide that these capacities left recognition. James Nestor looks to take the dim seen of some of some practices see, but does not take never the in bylines stance a way of another. A book was repetitive in of the sections, but concealed gave it the hardship-like to quality liked them of enough. In timing sense a lot peaceful reading this book. Another time, any so much.

Is the a lot interesting look to an ocean, enough the difference of any one another marine biology the book has read. I have been to the east without expectations or of the ideas that would be it to it.
4 / 5 Delois
Incredibly that it interest and writing of good book in freediving, but also roughly very other subjects also. I have learnt an incredible quantity of fascinating material while simultaneously when being entertained to a point that was has had to that to lose sleep to maintain reading.

James Nestor is the brilliant , skilled writer and consummate it professional the one who has resisted my interest and resupplied the wealth of entertainment of a first page to a last. It can write the manual of washing machine after and would buy and read the only for a sheer joy to experience his work.

Reading this book has enriched my life in of the so many ways.
5 / 5 Indira
One of some a lot of delicious things in this book is that it was although I am spent the plot of time in a water, in a water, and under a water James Nestor taught so much I never known in an ocean. Has add it, witty way and an eye to detail this this the book adds for any--swimmer, surfers, scuba, freedivers, marine--those who love a water, period.

A book is cleverly structured around depth, likes to Understand One covers a surface, Understand Two coverages 60 feet down, etc. All a way until it is writing in that spends 28,000 feet under a surface. Gentleman Nestor has travelled around a world-wide to look for out of a freedivers the one who is swimming deeper that any not having never does before. Apparently, each one that like this of there is a potential to resist our respites for 5 underwater minutes. After reading this book, thinks that ossia possible.
5 / 5 Risa
Has begun to read this book because they are the enthusiast of water , scuba master of dive and inexperienced freediver (looking to take the here punctual certificate) and has been recommended to read this book. Honradamente Can do not say that some last times have read the book for fun concealed has not been the mine assigned for classes in University, this in spite of, could not dip this book down. It is the short and easy bed but is like this fascinating and wonderfully writing. I thought it that it was more than the personal history and account of Gentleman Nestor freediving the experience but he am resulted to be like this more. The tonnes of investigation have developed well, in depth the interviews and the ideas come to touch to do this book that comes the life (any to mention of the countless money and hours to fly involved to do a bit few possible experiences). Highly you recommend this to Any the one who there is included a slightest to to that likes to of a water, some oceans and an interior of marine life of him. It is an inspiring book that change your perspective roughly a lot of things finalised you once, and certainly seat to like is done an impressionable impact in my life.

James Nestor- master freedive with you a day. You are an honour .
5 / 5 Vivienne
This book has been mine recommended for my edges. It was in sure different way good that I typically read. But it was hooked for a second page. The wonderful writing and he look to the world-wide seldom spoken roughly. To good sure recommend.
4 / 5 Ned
Has maintained my attention the very busy time.
Has appreciated especially to honesty of an author of some dangers, as to prevent and some marvels can explore in some depths of amazing ocean.
4 / 5 Grady
Is scarce for me to wax like this enthusiastic in the book, but for real can give Nestor 10 stars partorisca east, I . Of a first page, there was hooked - and he so only improved of there that. I think roughly taking the freediving run! Nestor Written clear, elegant, evocative prose. It does not direct so only in some positive appearances of freediving and trip the exotic venue, but also in a sheer tediousness and that the boredom associated with these.
5 / 5 Iva
Have come to this book that wants to know more in an experience of free diving. While I have learnt certainly that, I also unexpectedly discovered like this more. Listened in that is in an ocean in of the different depths and like this life behaves, interacts and included thinks is both fascinating and inspiring. The finally comprise that one the deep plus goes, a next plus takings to all the life in this planet is the concept that fundamentally will change your view that half for living being.
4 / 5 Malisa
Ossia One of one the majority of fascinating rid there is not reading never. It is not so only in free diving, but has to that it weaves of investigation and information in our oceans and some animal those who alive there. Easy to read, this in spite of can do not dipping down.
5 / 5 Vanita
This pound taken the moment to read reason the time thought it very slow, another time was very interesting and could do not dipping down. Mostly give it four stars but reasons has had so many interesting subjects in of the whales, science, an ocean, and he plethora other facts gave it five. I have had really any interest in a diving until I have begun a book for casualidad. If has a slightest the interest gives it the gone.
5 / 5 Maisie
It is the reservations of the science concealed law like the mystery novel history. I maintained on a flange of my chair that wants to know more.
5 / 5 Rupert
When being the monitor of scuba diving and marine of long distance, was easy for the fellow to recommend that I have read this book. Now that has finalised so only read the, would recommend it to any to to which likes has read he roughly adventure and discovered. There is so only like this more unknowns down there that are to excite to learn roughly.
5 / 5 Donette
Personally really love these classes of books. I know at all of freediving. I have seen the 60 clip of minutes once and is not all this thrilling but a calm author take the further submerged way free like the sport. Some the calm books take you throughout some Oceans and calm take you really thinking roughly know and that does not know . Have enjoyed his fashion to write and everything of some subjects that his reservation of the touches. A very good book.
5 / 5 Leola
Adds read. Thoroughly engrossing Forward partorisca back. I have not researched his sources in of the subjects like magnetoreception but some ideas are fascinating. Highly recommended for any any one an ocean and wants to explore it more.
4 / 5 Claudia
Fantastic and quickly read. I add for information and of the travesĂ­as long
5 / 5 Ramiro
Incredibly that interest in time.
Has loved that. A geat bread for any interested in Freediving. Ossia A point of perfect start in this travesĂ­a.
4 / 5 Evan
One of my favourite books never. One of only three authors have listened interviewed where has has ordered immediately a book. Fascinating Author, excellent writer, obliging info same for any concealed could not be sĂșper sciency or to submerge. Well fact!
5 / 5 Nona
Am past abundance of time in an ocean and has known he almost swimming on some details of free diving. Although they are past far some days that would consider an activity I, I learning enjoyed a lot both in a mechanics of him and an interaction with life of ocean that is facilitated by him. Well writing and a lot of enjoyable.
4 / 5 Jerrod
This was the present for my husband and he enjoyed it a lot.
4 / 5 Jayna
I have not known anything in free diving until I googled ‘that marks of chair of water' partorisca one of my projects and wine to a piece for James Nestor. His descriptions of some physiological transmissions and physicists that spends to a human organism when his subjected partorisca water captivated me. Excellent references the history, science, and the biology does not disappoint .
4 / 5 Francine
Orderly read partorisca any the one who swimming, scuba dives, or submerged very free /snorkeling. .
4 / 5 Katherine
Easy and a lot interesting bed. James Nestor opens your alcohol to a down water world-wide and force you partorisca question your faiths in an ocean, is inhabitants , humanities, the one who a human organism is able of and our origins. A must has read!
5 / 5 Fermin
Has learnt so much more than me originally looked for out of this book. Simply rings the book in freediving BUT was happy to find so more than just freediving of this book. It gives the thank you stops has shared experiences and knowledge James Nestor
4 / 5 Anjanette
Read in a seating. Exceptionally evocative And incredible treatise in the very dangerous sport.
4 / 5 Kasey
This book is like this more than an interesting bed in free diving. A book creatively weaves knowledge and investigation of entity in an ocean while it develops the one who small is known in our earth and like this, .
5 / 5 Gregoria
These coverages partorisca reserve the a lot of interesting subjects have related to oceans: free diving like the sport, some effects of pressure of water in a human organism, some challenges of living down he pressurized half, marine animal communication, hydrothermal ventilations, etc. Is like this well write ossia almost impossible to take. After reading it calm will not see never an ocean a same way again.
4 / 5 Cecily
Had interested mostly in a freediving side of a book but offers a lot of lovely histories and facts in marine investigation and everything in the a lot of history of build.
Freedivingwise Comes bit it short with some fun histories in the very general sense.
4 / 5 Yvette
Fascinating Rid for people those who know at all in free diving. That an odd sport, dangerous! A esnegade science' of a deep was sĂșper interesting and was happy was comprised. It gives a book some substance. In general the very very read!
4 / 5 Mohammad
It is spent a last cpl yrs reading alot of books in freediving & anything has related to a subject. DEEP is a better a. Writing very well & has researched. His travesĂ­a personal the freediving, woven to the fantastic exploitation of a report & of humanity of the ocean with him. Reading he partorisca a third time now.
4 / 5 Lisa
Vivid And disturbing scenes of competitive freediving, luminous descriptions partorisca swim with whales, and generous offerings of ideas to deep cradle of our origins. Masters that!
4 / 5 Michel
Has ordered this book after listening it mentioned in the podcast last week. It is awe inspiring. Some histories an author says is both emotional and quite thought causing. Highly it recommends this book.
4 / 5 Janina
A full amazing book of interesting facts roughly like the humans are adapted ideally to be in a water. My woman has taken on surfing the few years done (in 60) and is obsessed now with him. This book has said some of some reasons because. Also it have it a bit absolutely riveting facts in whales and dolphins. You know the whales of sperm can relieve the tasty squid the mile has used echolocation. This book said reason. It buys it.
5 / 5 Jacob
Can not take enough of this book.

Like a lover of ocean, this book is one the majority of interesting bed has had in of the years. I find an interesting ocean realted subject in the each chapter and his all directly relates to the our uncapped qualified like the humans are still to discover.
5 / 5 Bruce
Fascinating Look To a world of free diving, a life in our oceans and that little know roughly that.
4 / 5 Cherryl
Amazing book. Enlightening And well has researched. It distinguishes a lot clearly among fact, opinion, and complete manufacture. The statements are very documented and thoroughly has researched.
4 / 5 Jennine
Endlessly fascinating - breathlessly Dangerous but astonishingly obliging, the frames want to take this dive, push some limits ...And then go back for more ......
4 / 5 Nohemi
An exceptional, book very written, concealed no only explores and discovers free diving both of the technicians and experiential approximation but also examines deep marine life of a totally different perspective. Also it presents cutting flange 'new' and 'alternative' biology in a understandable and enjoyable way
5 / 5 Annemarie
is not never be a lot the diver, but there is enjoyed seriously this book. Well lovely reading.
4 / 5 Adriene
I in the first place listened in this book when an author James Nestor was the guest in Ben Greenfield Podcast of Fitness this in spite of already have been intrigued for a sport of Freediving has read of a piece in ESPN a magazine behind in a late 90 east. Memory partorisca read roughly the and when being like this fascinated for a capacity of these human beings according to normal look that dive down the unfathomable depth in the breathe so only of air. My fellow better and was is gone in my group literally 30 minutes after reading a piece that sees the one who could resist his breathe a plus along and a day that follows has been to a lake in ours community to try to achieve a fund approaches a cradle. It is mine very amazing to listen in this episode of podcast that the common of the people still had not listened never of Freediving. Hopefully This book will spend a sport to a light reason for real is in amazing. Some starts of book were with an author the one who read partorisca be of the External magazine has sent half way around a world partorisca the competition that has not listened never of before. After assisting a chance begins the investigation partorisca comprise like this was possible. To the long of a way discovers a lot of intriguing things in human physiology, an ocean and some organisms that alive in him. His adventure spent of Freediving competitions partorisca take the Freediving run to diving with the crew of investigation that study the sperm has taken included the walk in the homemade underwater! I love a way a book is presented, some chapters are fixed brilliantly and is a lot last to dip down. An author dips the spotlight in of the cultures that has used this capacity to actuate a Mammalian Dive Reflex partorisca centuries. I have enjoyed extremely read this book to the equal that has developed my knowledge of biology of ocean and some possibilities of human physiology.
4 / 5 Randolph
Are the arrantzale of spear and the freediver. Although I have learnt the little in ducks and of the whales there is not founding a very interesting book. James has not been the freediver and to the looks like taking partorisca always to in fact go in a water and in fact dive. And same when finally it was not able to transmit an experience. Really it take an impression that Rolling Stone is spent the plot of the money that sends around a world-wide to direct investigation and has loved the book to sell. If you are looking for the book in freediving then buy the book written for the freediver.
4 / 5 Armand
Like the professional marine biologist (now take holes) and once-avid freediver the one who almost everything of my submarine fieldwork without SCUBA, am looked forward to to read this book. Alas, an author a lot diminishes the fascinating subject for embellishing he (unnecessarily!) With endless hyperbole. Two examples (of just a page that has contained SIX SIMILAR DECEPTIONS): 'As the seaweeds can generate so much knows.' 'The coral can communicate in the way far more sophisticated that any has not thought never.' Neither of these statements is some : An add a lot of people know, in detail extraordinary, exactly like seaweeds (and plants of earth) generates oxygen; any one can read roughly he in a literature. And 'communication' choral the bad rests comprised but is unlikely to be very sophisticated; some chorals of deceptions of the author' qualified to synchronise INDIVIDUALLY with variac. Environmental predictable (temperature, tides, phases of a moon) with a capacity to communicate/synchronises with An ANOTHER (any evidence); again, any one can read roughly that. It looks mine that any one an author has done has to far too small, or there is also little interest in some TRUE marvels of character.
4 / 5 Mariana
This book is incredible. It does not leave a description for Gentleman Stanley touches a balance to not reading this book. You will have lost the fantastic bed. Prpers Having read a book and spent some time of quality in a blog of error of the author, to the looks like can has to that something personal among these two -- operates it concealed there is literally at all to do with a quality of a book, his writing to oblige way and a discharge to sweep the subjects has covered. Freediving, Whales of Sperm, ventilations of deep sea -- is everything incredibly that it interest, and everything far too arcane to cover well for the dipped the audience but Nestor directs to do so only concealed. If you are interested at all in science this book is literally the page turner. It can not expect go back to see that it was to spend with some whales! BUY THIS BOOK. It can change your life. If my daughter goes on down half of on studying marine biology, a trace of this action will begin with a two to read this together book. ( It is 11). I can think of any approval more order, to think that the motivator of studio further of a sea is a definite purpose to write this book.
5 / 5 Stephan
Like the boy, has studied oceanography in the university level while it has been still in elementary school. I have subscribed to all some magazines and is gone in a lot of travesĂ­as of field with university classes in a summer. I maintained the base of an island in Florida, and the marine biology was two no out of my door. Maintaining 45 years later, am returning to my amour of some sciences of ocean. This book loves me like this of some things have done in a '60s, the deep dive, dolphins of studio, and marvel in that does not know roughly life in some oceans. A statement of a book regarding samples there is pulled of down 20,000', '50 until 90 that is taken samples down 20,000' is not never state seen before. They are totally especially new'. If it conceal it is not to cool, has not been that it is.
5 / 5 Loreta
Absolutely fascinating book. It agrees, this in spite of, does not try to do this house of experiences. Especially a shark that eats man some. Everything in a book, comprising an echo-experiences of location, has a potential to go unpleasantly wrong and has been described like this when the be does down some class of supervision, often expert. Prpers Having said that, everything in a book is achievable and the experts are there. Occasionally way there, but there this in spite of. This , a fact that capacity usually relegated to a superhero the comics are totally achievable, would be worthy of the book in his own legislation.

Now apply these capacities the experimental science , predictive. (If it is not experimental And predictive, is not really science at all.) A row of possibilities is fantastic. Yes, I know, it is controversial, but any those using some technicians are doing good science (ie: predictive and experimental) or is not . Any one is applying a Scientific Method or his are not . Some technicians determine an impact of an observer and limit some possible valid experiences, but all this is valid Is valid, final of history. Concurrido Some experiences in of the earths to deserve to everything likes, but no of another complaint has a lot when being worthy of a name.
4 / 5 Antonia
Wow! That the piece to write. James Nestor develops an incredible depth of MARVEL in a @@subject to submerge, if for humans or OTHER MARINE MAMMALS, and an ocean like the whole. He he querella to oblige for a marine character of humans so many in a physiology showed for freedivers or an evolutionary biology developed for the scientists that ventilations of studio of mar.

This book is beautiful and magic. I found in of the multiple occasions literally that resists the mine breathes likes the author has described his dives. They are sure another
the readers have experienced this also. A quantity of marvel and weirdness and curiosity that is sparked for the investigation of an author - telepathy of choral, dolphin holographic communication, breaking a cetacean code of tongue, whale of sonic sperm weaponry, DIY submarining, divers release those who submerge further 500 would be literally that resists respite of mine to the equal that coach to enter this world of incredible magic.

This author takes the rightful put afterwards to John Krakauer, Bill Bryson, and another ADDS nonfiction writers those who can weave fascinating bits of investigation and history to an arch of personal narrative. And a fact that investigations and has written this book in two years is crazy. A travesĂ­a has taken so only in Florida, South Africa, Greece, Giappone, and Siri Lanka.

Soufflé Was. I have read each word. I included read a acknowledgments - the one who that?? I have loved this book.

Shark
4 / 5 Amelia
A book covers the diverse group of experiences that an author has been involved in. I have learnt the few things, and found the to be good writings, but the depth been missing of (any pun feigned), as it seats likes has read pieces in the External magazine or one likes him. Writing for a general audience and no for those of us to to which would like to learn more than a scientist underpinnings of a history. It is, this in spite of, entertaining and informative, as that can recommend on that basic.
4 / 5 Retta
Likes that this book goes besides a sport of free diving. It explores Some the deepest depths of a mar. have Learnt the treat well roughly like the dolphins and the whales communicate. I have learnt roughly the sea has discovered again especially. Sometimes it seats taste read of the book of adventure of deep sea. If it likes- that reserve to you resembled Moby Dick, calm like this book.
4 / 5 Leona
Better pound on (free)the attractive of the diving and the humanity to a submarine has read of Neutral Buoyancy. It is full of small tidbits and the facts have known no never. While we know in an extraordinary intelligence of whales and dolphins, this book give @ if there there is it even more to them.

Highly recommended reading for any freediving interested

Top Customer Reviews: Sea of Cortez: A ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 35 ratings
5 / 5 Shanita
Steinbeck A plus. With Ed Ricketts among a two of them in 1941 an environmental movement had begun and any one has known.
Another goes on down on of reservations a western pilot in a boat a crew and a life that continues each of a ' sea of cortez '
Perhaps gotta be the Steinbeck and ocean geek but is surprising ......
4 / 5 Carline
If you feign to read Steinbeck the sea of Cortez can marks two roads. You can order this book, Sea of Cortez, and apresamiento Steinbeck is a full profit and Rickett exploitation of a Golf of California (Sea of Cortez), or can order a Register, which only contains Steinbeck observations and commentaries by heart, left out of Rickett technical information. If you are Steinbeck adherent, a register is both entertains and Steinbeck informative and pure in these tests that meandering curiosity that has begun here (1941) but was still evident in of the Trips with Charley twenty years later. To take a full effect of a trip, even so, that is to say some amours of book . That is to say nonfiction Steinbeck, as it does not expect Smiled and Men or Grapes of Rabies. Still, I have read Cortez is a whole Sea more this two decades and has to return and mandate so much a Register and Cortez is a whole Sea, only sure when being has in my shelf again.
4 / 5 Ester
A very thorough trip magazine with the eternal reflections in the human character blended with in the each chapter. Eternal dam so that that Steinbeck has written in a late 1930s and punctual 1940s looks to apply so much then how he maintaining. Although any one beat of descriptions when being the very the time bit sometimes, was the eloquent seen again of trip perhaps a more has not reading never.
4 / 5 Willene
This book is the narrative account of the trip to collect marine living of 1930 of Any one north of Lucas of the Saint, and comprises Steinbeck memories of John and some apndices of the poised marine biology by Ed Ricketts dscribing a marine life collected and has preserved. A book is an excellent introduction in a easterly coast of a southerly low peninsula, and is an useful preparation for the in the daytime current cruise in a same venue. It was lucky in such the cruise taken in January 2010 to have on board an interpreter that has compared current day marine life in the zone to collect data with this presented in this book. While some ports, as Santo Lucas, no longer sustain some specimens have described in a book, many some plants to collect still has the marine of living considerable diversity...And one north of the bay of Cape goes retreated a number a big plus of sightings of whale of our trip of long week. Once north of Cape, decreases of density of populace and some islands of coast was - which are fauna and flora has protected to a large extent describes - provides the landscape very similiar in that has seen in a 1930s. This book coupled with the cruise of this coast is the wonderful road to take the pause of cold of winter in some the EUA.
5 / 5 Oralia
Surprising. It is it bit it biased like the Steinbeck enormous adherent and the marine biologist but a philosophy and the deepest thoughts in this book are quite deep any subject what your funds are.
5 / 5 Aleisha
Experience this book for my husband that had listened enough the and has been interested to know more in Cortez is a Sea . It IS that it wants to reading this book and truly enjoys one issues Steinbeck wrote it. It finds it fascinating, full of information and the a lot of that the interests read. Highly we would recommend it.
5 / 5 Bill
It Liked him always Steinbeck and of east was any exception . Fascinating And easy to read. Learnt the plot.
5 / 5 Malinda
Necessity To substitute this book while it have given my copy in the partner: lovely reading.
1 / 5 Carmen
An each-the classical time!!! I am thrilled has been the re-published after the long absence of a piece of new book. Even so, a copy took was in horrible condition. It IS exceptionally scuffed and soiled. This copy looked he had state tugged through the fund of garage.
5 / 5 Seth
Read the majority of his literature but this was my premier nonfiction. That is to say a version Steinbeck in the principle has sawed-has written with Ed Ricketts (the base for a character Doc in some reservation Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday) in his trip through a Golf of California in 1940 to collect marine invertebrates. A book is the I adds little history of an adventure with sensatez a lot of tucked in him. It outrage a narrative that marks in ones later esgistry of a Sea of Cortez' this original work comprises the most scientific information and of the pictures of some of some animals collected (which are utmost so that a first Register to time read of Cortez is a Sea was in Wikipedia each few minutes that chess to see what each appearance).
4 / 5 Lauralee
Ossia The science of philosophical/wide /adventure musings our time (the year is been born--1940!). I love this book. It is an easy a partorisca continue rid this second time like the pleasant interlude when have the few moments partorisca take partorisca read.
5 / 5 Dwight
One all-time classical!!! I am thrilled has been king-published after the long absence of a phase of new book. This in spite of, a copy has received was in horrible condition. It is exceptionally scuffed and dirty. This copy looked he has had state tugged by means of the paving of cochera.
4 / 5 Alyson
A book is as concealed is not some lies of @@subject with a fact that has taken he sooooo long partorisca take my door forward.
5 / 5 Shandi
Adds partorisca compare a Sea how is now to then. Any cruiser/the sailor has begun that the way would owe that fish the. But, it does not take disappointed if a Sea is no longer like this abundant as once six.
5 / 5 Clarence
Is in plot of information to digest. There is the good mix of the philosophy of John on life, life of real sea, and life in bouncing it small with people that has funds quite different. If there is enough in time in your LIFE to enjoy the classical that drifts in a lot of directions, can read it slow and reflect the time spent of longitude. I have dipped calm in this small ship.
4 / 5 Zaida
I desire could be there be with these two giants. That an adventure, and well-written. Classical Steinbeck, takes calm to situate you no longer can go.
4 / 5 Tierra
A fun read, which am happy that has committed some time the reading. Probably the must for any one visiting a gulf.
4 / 5 Azalee
Happy to find this after like this years. A boot 'Western Airman' is restored in a Marine in Port Townsend, WA.
4 / 5 Teressa
Taking without a register and a weighty notes scienziathe. A history so only is enough. Necessary reading for ay Steinbeck PartidĂĄrio.
5 / 5 Pam
This rids has not been for me. I am Steinbeck defender, and really would consider one of a better. This is not that I am habituado also, and unless yours the Biologist Marin would be to remain waiting for the boring walk . His commentaries are well, but has included the tedious look in time. I still a lot quite comprise some big indications all the world more looks to give this book. Some last 30 pages were pictures of starfish and his Latin names. That calm does not turn you never on I supposition...
5 / 5 Anderson
If long descriptions that the be be collect is what, can want to this. Otherwise, Has the plot the skim on.
5 / 5 Kristeen
Any one the majority of interesting . It has been expecting the book the thrilling plus.
4 / 5 Bert
John Steinbeck is A Register Of a Sea of Cortez is the must-have book for serious Down ardent. It is an account of some days of glory to Fall first California of “improvements” like a Transpeninsular Subject, centre of hotel and tourism. John Steinbeck, in his better narrative fashion, gives behind Drop
the a lot of Decrease in the still agree. He poignantly has described an essence of this far, capricious territory and a beaconing sea that has washed he cost. Steinbeck Tentativas Of acute observation to have sense of a mystic of this place, situate it which has drawn like this of us out of ours has has civilised the consolations and I have sent pursuing down dusty, desolate streets in investigation of his far bays and islands.

An author takes behind to a Decrease of a prompt forties, in an explosion of WWII, when Gringos was still the novelty. We are to take up in an adventure of glorious proportions where John Steinbeck together with his fellow together, And Ricketts, circumnavigate a peninsula in a peach trawler, A Western Airman, collecting fauna and marine flora to the long of a way. A reader is drawn to this travesĂ­a of exploitation, like Steinbeck and fall of crew under a wave of a mystery and power of this wondrous put.

A starkness of a Low landscape and a warm, that sustains life azure waters of a Sea of Cortez is painted in contrast acute. Steinbeck Tentativas To do the senses of the earth concealed active confounded more those who have touched his cost. It celebrates Low capacity to king-invent it
to reclaim she, as has has has resisted centuries of invasion for people those who would change his his own image.

A reader is spent more afterwards to a life of this place to the equal that are to present to some marvels of a Sea of Cortez. This pound aims that Down and his people are remained some his essence. We are to give hope that this delighted earth, which has to do fault like this to eat the mistress of adventure, will not decline or turn.

Read and king-read this book loves Down to the equal that do!

Especially touching is Steinbeck test and the tribute to And Ricketts (“Doc” in Cannery Row Sweet Thursday) the one who has died shortly after his travesía. In my opinion, this short test, economic packed with Steinbeck the emotion and the descriptive power is Steinbeck in his better.
5 / 5 Ozell
Daily minutiae occasionally interrupted for philosophical reflections
5 / 5 Chantel
ossia class of the history of travesĂ­a, the scientific history, and John Steinbeck history everything in a. Like this reserve unfolded, travesĂ­a thru a Sea of Cortez. A lot some places and the descriptions of life are a lot near of some same as in a book. Steinbeck The monologue is the little out of date, still like this interests to read. In general the good history, still pertinent today
5 / 5 Diedre
A Sea of Cortez is the recounting of the travesĂ­a John Steinbeck and And Ricketts has taken punctual in a @@@1940s to collect specimens of some groups of tide of a Sea of Cortez. And Ricketts Was the marine biologist the one who was an inspiration for 'Doc' in Cannery Row. This was the travesĂ­a that begun in Monterey Bay in a cost of California and is gone down to the long to Fall California to a Sea of Cortez. It is not the treatise like this in that found but like a travesĂ­a has been and that has learnt a lot so only on some creatures of sea of a intertidal but his hips. It is the smooth history of a pen of Steinbeck this characterises everything of his writing. This edition also comprises some technical notes for Ricketts that has found it. If I have had my druthers, would find the way to satisfy a desire created thus book to duplicate a travesĂ­a to satisfy me need to do as well as the biologist. If you are interested at all in of the sciences of life this really is a calm reservation would have to that read and have in yours shelf.
4 / 5 Estrella
Amazing. It is quell'has bitten biased like the enormous Steinbeck defender and the marine biologist but a philosophy and the deepest thoughts in this book are quite deep any @@subject the one who your fund is.
4 / 5 Jane
He Feigns read Steinbeck the sea of Cortez can the to you two ways. You can order this book, Sea of Cortez, and take a full profit of Steinbeck and Rickett exploitation of Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), or can order a Register, which so only contains Steinbeck observations and commentary by heart, leaving out of Rickett technical information. If you are the defender of Steinbeck, a register is both entertaining and informative and pure Steinbeck in those tests that meandering curiosities that has begun here (1941) but was still evident in of the TravesĂ­as with Charley twenty years later. To take a full effect of a travesĂ­a, this in spite of, ossia a book loves. Ossia Any-fiction Steinbeck, as it does not expect Smiled and Men or Grapes of Anger. Still, I have read a whole Sea of Cortez more than fact two decades and has had to go back and commanded so much a Register and a whole Sea of Cortez, so only to be sure the have in mine shelf again.
5 / 5 Drema
A travesía very thorough revised with timeless reflections in the human character mixed with in the each chapter. I say timeless reason the Steinbeck has written in a late @@@1930s and punctual @@@1940s looks to apply so then like maintaining. Although some descriptions can be bit it long sometimes, is eloquent revised of travesía – perhaps a more there is not reading never.
5 / 5 Reanna
This book is narrative account of the travesĂ­a to collect of marine life of the 1930 of of the north of Lucas of Saint Boss, and comprises John Steinbeck recollections and some apĂȘndices of the marine biology has prepared for And Ricketts dscribing a marine life collected and has preserved. A book is an excellent introduction to an east cost of one of the sud down peninsula, and is an useful preparation for the cruise of current day in a same venue. It was lucky in such the cruise taken in January 2010 to have on board an interpreter the one who has compared current day marine life in the zone to collect date with this presented in this book. While some ports, like Saint Boss Lucas, no longer sustain some specimens have described in a book, many some plants to collect still have the considerable diversity of sailor a north of the bay of Boss has sustained a number a big plus of sightings of whale of our travesĂ­a of week long. Once north of Boss, decreases of population densities and some islands of cost was - which are fauna and flora has protected to a large extent of the zones - resupply the landscape a lot similiar to this seen in a @@@1930s. This book coupled with the cruise of this cost is the wonderful way to take the pause of cold of winter in some the EUA.
4 / 5 Emiko
A table of contents informs to 'the colour photographs' that is in fact black and aim.
5 / 5 Lashanda
Has purchased this book for my husband the one who had listened roughly the and has been interested to know more in a Sea of Cortez. It is wanting to reading this book and for real enjoys a way Steinbeck wrote it. It finds it fascinating, full of information and the very interesting bed. Highly we would recommend it.
5 / 5 Loralee
Would read the majority of his literature but this was my prime minister a lot-fiction. Ossia A version Steinbeck originally has sawed-has written with And Ricketts (the base for a character Doc in some reservation Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday) in his travesĂ­a by means of Gulf of California in 1940 to collect marine invertebrates. A book is the I adds little history of an adventure with sensatez a lot of tucked his. It outrage a narrative that the mark on a late plus esgister of a Sea of Cortez' this original work comprises information more scientific and pictures of some of some animals have collected (which are to add reasons a first time I Register read of a Sea of Cortez I was on Wikipedia each pocolos small that control to see that all alike).
4 / 5 Marshall
Always liked Steinbeck and this was any exception . Fascinating And easy to read. Learnt the plot.
5 / 5 Rachell
Has required to substitute this book to the equal that have given my copy to the partner: lovely reading.