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Durrell, Gerald 1925-1995

Works: 781 works in 3,624 publications in 23 languages and 39,681 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Short stories  Humorous fiction  History  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Fictional autobiographies  Humor  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Contributor, pre, Interviewee, Other, Editor, Scenarist, Creator, Performer
Classifications: QL62, 591.0924
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My family and other animals by Gerald Durrell( Book )

253 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a five-year sojourn on the Greek island of Corfu by Gerald, his family, and the various animals he studied
The amateur naturalist by Gerald Durrell( Book )

74 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in 13 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for the beginning naturalist explaining what to look for, how to interpret what we see, what to collect and how to collect it
The whispering land by Gerald Durrell( Book )

79 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturalist Gerald Durrell recalls his expedition to South America to find exotic animals in this follow-up to A Zoo in My Luggage. After bringing multiple species of African animals back to the Channel Island of Jersey to populate their new zoo, British naturalist Gerald Durrell and his wife followed their passion for wildlife preservation on a journey to South America. With a team of helpers, they spent eight months on safari searching for exotic specimens. Through windswept Patagonian shores and tropical forests in the Argentine, from ocelots to penguins, fur seals to parrots to pumas, the author who inspired the public television drama The Durrells in Corfu captures the landscape and its inhabitants with his signature charm and humor. Filled with adventure, exploration, and the spirit of conservation, The Whispering Land is a memoir that animal lovers of all ages will enjoy. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author's estate
A bevy of beasts by Gerald Durrell( Book )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes anecdotes about zoo lions, tigers, polar bears, gnus, bears, giraffes, and camels
Two in the bush by Gerald Durrell( Book )

50 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The record of a six-month journey through New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia to investigate the conservation of wildlife in these countries and to make a series of television films for the B.B.C
The overloaded ark by Gerald Durrell( Book )

81 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels of the author in Africa
A zoo in my luggage by Gerald Durrell( Book )

68 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle of a six-month trip to Bafut, a mountain grassland kingdom in the British Cameroons in West Africa
Rosy is my relative by Gerald Durrell( Book )

66 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Gerald Durrell's few novels. Adrian Rookwhistle inherits a circus elephant that has a penchant for alcohol. Hilarity ensues as Adrian and Rosy travel through England
Golden bats and pink pigeons by Gerald Durrell( Book )

46 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over millions of years the island of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, developed a unique flora and fauna, but when man arrived and introduced the dog, rat, pig and monkey, he wreaked havoc on the delicate ecosystem. In co-operation with the Mauritian Government, Gerald Durrell and his team visited the island to help rescue some of the creatures from almost certain extinction. At his Jersey sanctuary, these animals could live and breed in safety, and their progeny were reintroduced to their natural home. The story of the preservation of these endangered species is told in Durrell's inimitable style
Birds, beasts, and relatives by Gerald Durrell( Book )

81 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comic record of the five-year-sojourn of the Durrell family on the island of Corfu
Menagerie manor by Gerald Durrell( Book )

78 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Gerald Durrell's account of how he set up his zoo in Jersey. Surrounded by a team of devoted helpers, this is a tale of teamwork and devotion to the cause. Besides the human dramas, Durrell reveals a host of fascinating practical details about animal health and behaviour, as well as stories of the individual animals themselves
The stationary ark by Gerald Durrell( Book )

40 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the founding of Jersey Zoo
The Bafut Beagles by Gerald Durrell( Book )

88 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He makes friends with the local ruler, the Fon of Bafut, the local people come to his assistance in collecting rare and interesting animals for transportation to his country
Marrying off mother and other stories by Gerald Durrell( Book )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noveller og muntre skrøner om næsten autentiske og kun lidt forbedrede historier fra den kendte zoologs omfattende rejseliv
How to shoot an amateur naturalist by Gerald Durrell( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes a yearlong expedition he undertook, with his wife, Lee, and a BBC film crew, to shoot the television series "The amateur naturalist."
The drunken forest by Gerald Durrell( Book )

89 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author shares his six month trip with his wife to South America in 1954
The mockery bird by Gerald Durrell( Book )

27 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zenkali, a remote tropical island, is on the brink of independence when the Mockery Bird and Ombu tree, on which it feeds, bothe believed to be extinct, are discovered. This discovery revives long-forgotten tribal hatred between the Fangoua and the Ginka. As civil war threatens, the island is invaded by the British Military, the world press and the a fanatical group of conservationists. In a hilarious climax order is restored, but not without a dramatic discovery which it to preserve the island's peace and obscurity forever
Ourselves and other animals : from the TV series with Gerald and Lee Durrell by Peter Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers animal communication, social behavior, courtship, family life, survival, feeding and hunting, territorial imperative, aggression, behavior as pets, and thinking, plus comparisons between animal behavior and human behavior
Gerald & Lee Durrell in Russia by Gerald Durrell( Book )

11 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book designed to accompany television series, Durrell in Russia. Contains photographs and descriptions of authors' journey to specially chosen locations in U.S.S.R. Landscape, flora and fauna of different regions of U.S.S.R. are presented
The picnic and other inimitable stories by Gerald Durrell( Book )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and French and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More adventures of the Durrell family, including an awful picnic on the Dorset coast and a disastrous expedition on the ill-fated Poseidon
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Audience level: 0.41 (from 0.16 for The Durrel ... to 0.75 for Himself & ...)

My family and other animals
Alternative Names
Darel, G. 1925-1995

Darels, Džeralds 1925-1995

Darrell, Dž.

Darrell, Džeral'd.

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Durrell G.M.

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Durrell, Gerald M (Gerald Malcolm), 1925-1995

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Džerald Darel

Džeralds Darels

Gerald Durrell biologo, zoologo e esploratore britannico

Gerald Durrell brit zoológus, író

Gerald Durrell britischer Zoologe und Schriftsteller

Gerald Durrell britisk skribent

Gerald Durrell Brits schrijver

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Gerald Durrell naturaliste, écrivain et présentateur de télévision britannique

Gerald Malcolm Durrell

Geraldus Milcolumbus Durrell

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Даррел, Джеральд 1925-1995

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Даррелл Д.М. 1925-1995

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Даррелл, Джеральд 1925-1995

Даррелл, Джеральд английский натуралист, зоолог, писатель

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The amateur naturalistThe whispering landTwo in the bushThe overloaded arkA zoo in my luggageGolden bats and pink pigeonsBirds, beasts, and relativesMenagerie manor