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7 edition of The Octopus found in the catalog.

The Octopus

A Story of California (Twentieth Century Classics)

by Frank Norris

  • 362 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 19th century fiction,
  • Classic fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Farmers,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Wheat farmers,
  • Mussel Slough Tragedy, 1880,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • California,
  • Fiction,
  • San Joaquin Valley (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKevin Starr (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages692
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9304511M
    ISBN 100140187707
    ISBN 109780140187700

    Even Ted’s best friend and therapist give in and call it an octopus, and a good deal of plot is built around pretending that it is, in an elaborately developed, magical realist way. This is not the best thing about the book. In fact, it becomes a little much. Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction New York Times Bestseller “Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus does for the creature what Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk did for raptors.” —New Statesman, UK Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick “One of the best science books of the year” —Science Friday, NPR A Hu.

    Dec 13,  · Octopuses are the most intelligent invertebrates on Earth. Here are eight awesome things we learned about the creatures from reading Katherine Harmon . A Seahorse and Octopus Once upon a time, there lived a red seahorse, named Edward. Edward lived at the bottom of the ocean with his fish friends, Evan.

    Critics will say that this book contains much material that is unconfirmed. The authors admit this, but much of the information is of a character that does not lend itself to confirmation, unless we some day kill the Octopus and dissect its tentacles. Nevertheless, the pieces do fit together to create a coherent picture, albeit an incomplete one. The octopus can also change to gray, brown, pink, blue, or green to blend in with its surroundings. Octopuses may also change color as a way to communicate with other octopuses. Octopuses are solitary creatures that live alone in dens built from rocks, which the .


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The Octopus is about wheat growers who are in conflict with a railroad company during late 19th century California. The railroad company, controlling the local newspaper, state legislature and the land prove to be a tough force for the local wheat growers to fight against.3/5(12).May 24,  · ‘Lily and the Octopus’ is the dog book you must read this summer The book takes a turn into magical realism when Ted sets out to kill the octopus that’s threatening Lily’s life, but Author: Julie Klam.