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The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist on Remote Caribbean Shores

Biography / Memoir

By: Archie Carr (Author), David Godfrey (Foreword By), Joshua B Powers (Foreword By)

318 pages, b/w photos

University Press of Florida

Paperback | Apr 2013 | Edition: 2 | #207919 | ISBN-13: 9780813044842
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Originally published in 1956, The Windward Road helped set in motion a movement to protect sea turtles that spread throughout the world and remains strong today. Archie Carr's unmatched style of nature writing, accessible to experienced naturalists and laypersons alike, explores some of nature's darkest mysteries with humor and much delight. His delightful stories of exploring the Caribbean while researching green turtles brings to life his deep passion for the people and biological diversity of the tropics.

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Archie Carr was professor of zoology at the University of Florida, a research associate of the American Museum of Natural History, and founder of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation. He authored many books about sea turtles as well as his life as a naturalist, including So Excellent a Fishe and Ulendo.

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