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The Eighth Continent Life, Death and Discovery in the Lost World of Madagascar

Biography / Memoir Out of Print
By: Peter Tyson
374 pages, Col photos
Publisher: Avon Books
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  • The Eighth Continent ISBN: 9780380794652 Paperback Dec 2001 Out of Print #142884
  • The Eighth Continent ISBN: 9780380975778 Hardback Dec 2000 Out of Print #110589
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Part scientific exploration, part adventure saga, part cultural and historical narrative, The Eighth Continent follows Tyson's journeys with four scientific experts as they explore the fourth-largest island in the world.
`Whether meeting a leaf-tailed gecko eye to eye, searching for the extinct giant lemur, discussing the biogeography of animals, or describing conservation issues and local customs, Peter Tyson provides a delightful narrative, the most informative, fascinating and enjoyable book on the natural and cultural history of Madagascar I have read.' George B Schaller, Director for Science, Wildlife Conservation Society

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Biography / Memoir Out of Print
By: Peter Tyson
374 pages, Col photos
Publisher: Avon Books
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