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Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year

Robert Michael Pyle
Format
Book
Published
New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780300190977, 0300190972
Summary
With his lifelong fascination with butterflies, America's best-known lepidopterist set himself an irresistible challenge: how many of the 800 species of butterflies known in the US could he track down in a single year? This title is a part road-trip tale, part travelogue, and part memoir of people and species the author encountered along the way.
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Ray One Cabbages and Kings
  • 1.Something Nice in the Woodshed
  • 2.A Big Blow
  • 3.Talk to Me of Mendocino
  • 4.Not Too Mediocre Monarchs
  • 5.Bixby Creek and Beyond
  • 6.Ventura Highway
  • 7.Protecting Our Borders
  • 8.The Crows of Capistrano
  • Ray Two East To Atala
  • 1.Stuck in Lodi Again
  • 2.Life Valley
  • 3.Oil Caps and Crawdads
  • 4.On to Sanibel
  • 5.The Blue Frog
  • 6.The Crooked Way to Kissimmee
  • 7.Easter with Andy
  • 8.Beach Lady Day
  • 9.Lost and Found
  • 10.April Fool
  • 11.Travels in Georgia
  • 12.Going to Graceland
  • 13.Delta Blues
  • 14.High Points and Low
  • 15.Descent into Hope
  • 16.From Hope to Hell
  • 17.Twenty-six Miles, Take One
  • 18.California Blues
  • 19.Double Scotch on the Rocks
  • Ray Three Hunting For Hairstreaks I
  • 1.obscura
  • 2.hesseli
  • 3.perplexa
  • Ray Four Hunting for Hairstreaks II
  • 1.hermes
  • 2.thomei
  • 3.avalona, Take Two
  • Ray Five North To Alaska
  • 1.Murphy Dome Day
  • 2.Eagle Summit
  • -- Contents note continued: 3.Over Atigun
  • 4.Down the Dalton
  • 5.Arctic Solstice
  • Ray Six Land O' Lincoln (Wending With Wiker)
  • 1.Baltimore at Last
  • 2.Frit City
  • 3.Garden Party of the Goddesses
  • Ray Seven Yosemite Run
  • 1.Leona
  • 2.Fandango
  • 3.Tioga
  • 4.McCloud
  • Ray Eight Colorado Kid
  • 1.UP to Uncompahgre
  • 2.Gothic Tale
  • 3.Deep Purple
  • Ray Nine Close To Home
  • 1.Olympica Arctica
  • 2.Dumpster Dive
  • 3.Astarte Arising
  • 4.Over the Mistletoe
  • Ray Ten To Kingdom Come And Back
  • 1.Lochsa Road
  • 2.Christina
  • 3.Nokomis
  • 4.Down East for Coppers
  • 5.Dukes Up!
  • 6.Oh, Oh, Diana
  • 7.Majestic, Lovely, and Beauty
  • 8.Wake Up, Little Susie
  • 9.A Pink Sphinx
  • 10.The Ghost of KB
  • Ray Eleven East Of The Pecos
  • 1.Great White
  • 2.Carole, How Could You?
  • 3.Havasu-Gila
  • 4.Have Some Madera, Minerva?
  • 5.Terloot and Geronimo
  • 6.The Red Satyr
  • 7.Floyd, June, and Ben
  • 8.By-Catch
  • 9.Carolina in the Diner
  • 10.On a Mission
  • -- Contents note continued: 11.The Bee Caves
  • 12.Rio Grande Sur
  • 13.Bog Hopper
  • Ray Twelve Back And Forth
  • 1.Tejas Thanksgiving
  • 2.Laguna in Winter
  • Ray Thirteen Kauai Blues
  • 1.Kahili
  • 2.Koke'e
  • 3.Kailua
  • Ray Fourteen Keys To The Highway
  • 1.More Purple
  • 2.Miami Blue
  • 3.The Last Butterfly
  • 4.Home.
Description
xvi, 558 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Notes
First published in London by Howard Miifflin Harcourt Publishers in 2010.
Technical Details
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