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Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay

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Awards

1977 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction

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Publisher Comments:

William Warner exhibits his skill as a naturalist and as a writer in this Pulitzer Prize-winning study of the pugnacious Atlantic blue crab and of its Chesapeake Bay territory.

Review:

"This is a book of rare grace and meditation, one that ranges from adventure to zoology, with no small measure of mystery and history." Miami Herald

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316923354
Author:
Warner, William W.
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Author:
John
Author:
Barth
Author:
Willia
Author:
Barth, John
Author:
m W. Warner
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Lakes & Ponds
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
Subject:
Callinectes.
Subject:
Crab fisheries.
Subject:
Chesapeake Bay
Subject:
Ecosystems & Habitats - Lakes, Ponds & Swamps
Subject:
Nature Studies-Biology
Subject:
General Nature
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Back Bay ed.
Edition Description:
Back Bay
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in 0.67 lb

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