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The penguin lessons, Tom Michell

Label
The penguin lessons
Title
The penguin lessons
Statement of responsibility
Tom Michell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tom Michell is in his roaring 20s: single, free-spirited and seeking adventure. He has a plane ticket to South America, a teaching position in a prestigious Argentinian boarding school and endless summer holidays. He even has a motorbike! What he doesn't need is a pet. What he really doesn't need is a pet penguin. Set against Argentina's turbulent years, following the collapse of the corrupt Perónist regime, this is the heart-warming story of Juan Salvador the penguin, rescued by Tom from an oil slick in Uruguay just days before a new term. When the bird refuses to leave Tom's side, he has no choice but to smuggle it through customs, across the border and back to school, where it soon transforms the lives of all they meet
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Michell, Tom
Dewey number
639.9'7847'092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wildlife rescue
  • Michell, Tom
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Large type books
  • Juan Salvador
  • Environment and Ecology
Label
The penguin lessons, Tom Michell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Standard format edition originally published: UK: Michael Joseph, 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781444829990
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
258 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781444829990
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The penguin lessons, Tom Michell
Publication
Note
Standard format edition originally published: UK: Michael Joseph, 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781444829990
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
258 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781444829990
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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