Flannery, Tim

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Europe: A Natural History

An excellent choice for public and academic libraries. [See Prepub Alert, 8/13/18.]

The Mystery of the Venus Island Fetish

Ribald and filled with of-the-time views on race, Flannery's debut has trouble keeping a handle on its wide cast of characters. The setting is perfect for a post-Depression farce, and while many of the elements are there, the effect comes off more muddled than effervescent. Flannery/Butterworth clearly considers the pun the ultimate form of humor, so readers with similar sensibilities may find enjoyment here. [See Prepub Alert, 8/17/15.]

Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Highly recommended for all concerned with environmental problems, climate change, geology, pollution, business and corporations, weather, chemistry, and related fields.

Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific

This colorful narrative will appeal to a variety of readers—scientist and laypeople alike—conveying Flannery’s passion for conserving rare and beautiful wildlife throughout the world.

Here on Earth

Flanney's storytelling style of narrative and his razor-sharp observations and expansive knowledge of the subject enliven the material. Highly recommended for science readers.

Here on Earth

Outstanding paleontologist/environmentalist Flannery (Now or Never)—Australian of the Year in 2007 (I love that)—here elucidates two ways of viewing Earth's fate...

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