The log from the Sea of Cortez
Publish date: December 11th 1995
Pages no: 354
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Natural History
Late, late in the night we recalled that Horace says fried shrimps and African snails will cure a hangover. Neither was available. I called a stop to this @ 63%. I skim read to the end to see if the log ever changes into something that has a structure - or a point. It may be that I am not in the ...
I was especially taken with the last section found in the appendix that honored the life and death of Steinbeck's great friend Ed Ricketts. What a wonderful tribute to a person who meant so much to so many in that part of the country. The entire book was certainly an enjoyable and satisfying read. ...
Each and every summer, I have a tradition of reading a work from my favorite author, John Steinbeck. (In recent years, I've actually been sneaking in two or three works a year; otherwise, it will be another eighteen years before I complete his catalogue of written works.) For this year's read, I set...
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