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The penguin lessons, Tom Michell

Label
The penguin lessons
Title
The penguin lessons
Statement of responsibility
Tom Michell
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tom Michell is in his roaring 20s: single, free-spirited and seeking adventure. He has a plane ticket to South America, a teaching position in a prestigious Argentinian boarding school and endless summer holidays. He even has a motorbike! What he doesn't need is a pet. What he really doesn't need is a pet penguin. Set against Argentina's turbulent years, following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the heart-warming story of Juan Salvador the penguin, rescued by Tom from an oil slick in Uruguay just days before a new term. When the bird refuses to leave Tom's side, he has no choice but to smuggle it through customs, across the border and back to school, where it soon transforms the lives of all they meet
Dewey number
  • 639.978 MIC
  • 371.10092
Index
no index present
Target audience
general
The penguin lessons, Tom Michell
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The penguin lessons, Tom Michell
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780718181635
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780718181635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
System control number
(Sirsi) a3878768

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