Otter Country: An Unexpected Adventure in the Natural World

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Tin House Books
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5.77 X 8.77 X 1.05 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author
Miriam Darlington is the author of The Wise Hours: A Journey into the Wild and Secret World of Owls and contributes frequently to The Times, The Guardian, and The Ecologist. She lives in Devon, England.
A beautiful book full of sensuous lyricism [and] an important contribution to British writing on otters, a tradition in which this country is especially rich.--Mark Cocker, author of Crow Country
Otters are one of British conservation's new success stories, and this wonderful book is their anthem. The strong clear writing, fascinating research and warm personal voice make it a lovesong not only to otters but to Britain.--Ruth Padel, author of Tigers in Red Weather
A diary of utter devotion where landscape is interpreted as otter-text, its messages elusive but traced with deep sensitivity.--Jay Griffiths, author of Wild: An Elemental Journey
Otter Country, a beautifully written, intimate exposé of all things otter, in which Miriam Darlington carefully explains what it is like to be an otter and how they must adapt to, and fight for, survival in an increasingly human world. . . . a must read for anyone who wants to know more about these fascinating and mysterious animals with whom we share our magnificent planet.--Marc Bekoff, Ph.D., author of Dogs Demystified: An A-to-Z Guide to All Things Canine
Entrancing. . . . Darlington burnishes her reputation as a gifted nature writer with this vivid examination of the behavior, biology, and evolution of otters.-- "Publishers Weekly, starred review"
Darlington delivers another delightfully lyrical nature chronicle.
-- "Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review"
Captivating and enthralling, Otter Country is an entertaining, enlightening account loaded with fascinating insights into the marine animals.-- "Foreword Reviews, starred review"
Miriam Darlington reveals the scientific, environmental, and cultural importance of these elusive beings. . . . Her book offers hope about what can be done to save otters and many other wonderful animals.-- "Psychology Today"