The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean (Paperback)

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Description


In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and an eccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning currents of the Gulf of Maine to learn about the secret undersea lives of lobsters.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

About the Author


The author of The Secret Life of Lobsters, Trevor Corson has studied philosophy in China, resided in Buddhist temples in Japan, and worked on commercial fishing boats off the Maine coast. He has written for the Atlantic Monthly and the New York Times and is the only "sushi concierge" in the United States. He lives in New York City.

Praise for The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean…


“Charmingly written, full of fascinating detail: a delight.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Ultimately, this investigation into society, science and sustainability leaves a complex, satisfying taste in your mouth”
-Time Out New York

“I can highly recommend this book as one of the best things you can enjoy without melted butter.”
-Natural History magazine

Product Details ISBN-10: 0060555599
ISBN-13: 9780060555597
Published: Harper Perennial, 05/01/2005
Pages: 320
Language: English