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An obsession with butterflies : our long love affair with a singular insect / Sharman Apt Russell.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Canton Library 595.789 (Text) 33115005609281 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 05/29/2019
Macon County Public Library 595.78 R (Text) 39493106752589 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0738206997
  • ISBN: 9780738206998 :
  • Physical Description: xviii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: London : Heinemann, c2003.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-228).
Formatted Contents Note:
1 Obsession with Butterflies 1 -- 2 Tough Love 17 -- 3 You Need a Friend 31 -- 4 Metamorphosis 41 -- 5 Butterfly Brains 55 -- 6 Butterfly Matisse 67 -- 7 Love Stories 79 -- 8 Single Mom 95 -- 9 On the Move 103 -- 10 In the Land of Butterflies 119 -- 11 Natural History Museum 137 -- 12 Not a Butterfly 157 -- 14 Business of Butterflies 181 -- 15 Air and Angels 203.
Summary, etc.:
A scientific, botanical, and mythological history of butterflies notes their symbolism in world cultures, traces their life cycle and migratory patterns, and considers the human interest with their observation and collection.
Subject: Butterflies.
Butterflies > Life cycles.
Butterflies > Collection and preservation.
Butterflies > Popular works.
Butterflies > Nomenclature (Popular)
Butterfly watching.
Butterflies > Metamorphosis.
Natural history literature.

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