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Description - Journeys to the Other Side of the World by Sir David Attenborough

Following the success of the original Zoo Quest expeditions, in the late 1950s onwards a young David Attenborough embarked on further expeditions in a very different part of the world.

From Madagascar and New Guinea to the Pacific Islands and the Northern Territory of Australia, he and his team were not just searching for rare animals, but were aiming to record the way of life of some of the tribes of these regions, whose traditions and ways of life had never been seen by most of the British public before.

From the land divers of Pentecost Island and the sing-sings of New Guinea, to a Royal Kava ceremony on Tonga and the ancient art of the Northern Territory - the place where, it has since been discovered, humanity has existed the longest - it is a journey like no other. Along the way, he encounters paradise birds, lemurs, sifakas, and many more animals in areas that are home to some of the most unique wildlife on the planet.

Written with David Attenborough's characteristic charm, humour and humanity, Journeys to the Other Side of the World is unique, and inimitable, adventure among people, places and the wildest of wildlife.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781473666658
ISBN-10: 1473666651
Format: Paperback / softback
(232mm x 159mm x 34mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Two Roads
Publisher: John Murray Press
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough is a broadcaster and naturalist whose television career is now in its seventh decade. After studying Natural Sciences at Cambridge and a brief stint in publishing, he joined the BBC. Since the launch of his famous Zoo Quest series in 1954 he has surveyed almost every aspect of life on earth and brought it to the viewing public. His latest programme, Planet Earth II, was the most-watched nature documentary of all time.

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