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Title:
Big snake : the hunt for the world's longest python
Author:
Twigger, Robert, 1964-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
[New York] : W. Morrow, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
319 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780688175382
Format :
Book

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Central Library QL666.O6 T85 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

In 1997 as part of a contest, Twigger spent four months in the wilds of Indonesia where his team succeeded in capturing a 26-foot-long python, almost certainly a world record for a snake in captivity.


Table of Contents

1 Know Your Onionsp. 9
2 Miss Revlon Asia Is Unavailablep. 34
3 Dung Sniffing in Borneop. 71
4 The Headman Is Hidingp. 94
5 Civet Cat for Breakfastp. 110
6 Menhirs and Moomins--Stone Dreamingp. 134
7 Night Hunt in the Junglep. 153
8 Murder in the Forestp. 167
9 Magick Riverp. 186
10 Black Magic Riotp. 204
11 Johnny's Got a Gunp. 222
12 The Three Pasp. 240
13 Mr Greasy's Repp. 256
14 Big Snakep. 271
15 The Island of Ghostsp. 297
16 Last Will and Testamentp. 311

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