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Author Williams, Wendy, 1950-

Title Kraken : the curious, exciting, and slightly disturbing, science of squid / by Wendy Williams.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams Image, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  594.58 WIL    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  594 WILLIAMS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  594.58 W67    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  594.58 WILLIAMS    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  594.58 WIL    Check Shelf
Description 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-211), filmography (page 212), and index.
Contents From vampire to wallflower -- A wonderful job -- A saltwater Serengeti -- Blue bloods -- Architeuthis on ice -- Fuzzy math and tentacles -- Luminous seas -- Diaphanous and delicate -- Solving Frankenstein's mystery -- Serendipitous squid -- Heure d'amour -- Playdate -- Fan clubs and film stars -- One lucky sucker -- Smart skin -- Curious, exciting-- yet slightly disturbing.
Summary Presents a study on squids and other cephalopods that describe their resilience throughout history, the truth behind the misconceptions about them, and the research being done on them that could help scientists understand the human brain.
Subject Squids.
Giant squids.
ISBN 9780810984653: $21.95
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