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The Resource The book of eels : our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world, Patrik Svensson ; translated from the Swedish by Agnes Broomé

The book of eels : our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world, Patrik Svensson ; translated from the Swedish by Agnes Broomé

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The book of eels : our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world
Title
The book of eels
Title remainder
our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world
Statement of responsibility
Patrik Svensson ; translated from the Swedish by Agnes Broomé
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on a breadth of research about eels in literature, history, and modern marine biology, as well as his own experience fishing for eels with his father, Patrik Svensson crafts a mesmerizing portrait of an unusual, utterly misunderstood, and completely captivating animal
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Svensson, Patrik
Dewey number
597/.43
Index
no index present
Language note
In English, translated from the Swedish
LC call number
QL637.9.A5
LC item number
S94 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Broomé, Agnes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Eels
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of eels : our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world, Patrik Svensson ; translated from the Swedish by Agnes Broomé
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published as Ålevangeliet in Sweden in 2019 by Albert Bonniers Förlag"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-241)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The eel -- By the stream -- Aristotle and the eel born of mud -- Looking into the eyes of an eel -- Sigmund Freud and the eels of Trieste -- Illegal fishing -- The Dane who found the eel's breeding ground -- Swimming against the current -- The people who fish for eel -- Outwitting the eel -- The uncanny eel -- To kill an animal -- Under the sea -- Setting an eel trap -- The long journey home -- Becoming a fool -- The eel on the brink of extinction -- In the Sargasso Sea
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780062968821
Isbn Type
: PAP
Lccn
2019054460
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2450471
  • (OCoLC)on1133663253
  • (OCoLC)1133663253
Label
The book of eels : our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world, Patrik Svensson ; translated from the Swedish by Agnes Broomé
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published as Ålevangeliet in Sweden in 2019 by Albert Bonniers Förlag"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-241)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The eel -- By the stream -- Aristotle and the eel born of mud -- Looking into the eyes of an eel -- Sigmund Freud and the eels of Trieste -- Illegal fishing -- The Dane who found the eel's breeding ground -- Swimming against the current -- The people who fish for eel -- Outwitting the eel -- The uncanny eel -- To kill an animal -- Under the sea -- Setting an eel trap -- The long journey home -- Becoming a fool -- The eel on the brink of extinction -- In the Sargasso Sea
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780062968821
Isbn Type
: PAP
Lccn
2019054460
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2450471
  • (OCoLC)on1133663253
  • (OCoLC)1133663253

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