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Publisher Comments:

We tend to think of cities as a realm apart, somehow separate from nature, but nothing could be further from the truth. In Feral Cities, Tristan Donovan digs

below the urban gloss to uncover the wild creatures that we share our streets and homes with, and profiles the brave and fascinating people who try to manage them. Along the way readers will meet the wall-eating snails that are invading Miami, the boars that roam Berlin, and the monkey gangs of Cape Town. From feral chickens and carpet-roaming bugs to coyotes hanging out in sandwich shops and birds crashing into skyscrapers, Feral Cities takes readers on a journey through streets and neighborhoods that are far more alive than we often realize, shows how animals are adjusting to urban living, and asks what messages the wildlife in our metropolises have for us.

Synopsis:

A riveting account of the strange birth and remarkable evolution of the most important development in entertainment since television, Replay is the ultimate history of video games. Based on extensive research and over 140 exclusive interviews with key movers and shakers from gaming's past, Replay tells the sensational story of how the creative vision of game designers gave rise to one of the world's most popular and dynamic art forms.

About the Author

Tristan Donovan is the author of Fizz: How Soda Shook Up the World and Replay: The History of Video Games. His journalism has appeared in the Times, the Guardian, the Daily TelegraphStuffEurogamer, the Big IssueCommunity Care, and many other publications.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780956507204
Author:
Donovan, Tristan
Publisher:
Yellow Ant Media Ltd
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Games-Video Games
Subject:
Ecology
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , A riveting account of the strange birth and remarkable evolution of the most important development in entertainment since television, Replay is the ultimate history of video games. Based on extensive research and over 140 exclusive interviews with key movers and shakers from gaming's past, Replay tells the sensational story of how the creative vision of game designers gave rise to one of the world's most popular and dynamic art forms.
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