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The Resource The soul of an octopus, Sy Montgomery, (sound recording CD)

The soul of an octopus, Sy Montgomery, (sound recording CD)

Label
The soul of an octopus
Title
The soul of an octopus
Statement of responsibility
Sy Montgomery
Creator
Contributor
Author
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this astonishing book from the author of the bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig, Sy Montgomery explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus--a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature--and the remarkable connections it makes with humans. Sy Montgomery's popular 2011 Orion magazine piece, "Deep Intellect," about her friendship with a sensitive, sweet-natured octopus named Athena and the grief she felt at her death, went viral, indicating the widespread fascination with these mysterious, almost alien-like creatures. Since then Sy has practiced true immersion journalism, from New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, pursuing these wild, solitary shape-shifters. Octopuses have varied personalities and intelligence they show in myriad ways: endless trickery to escape enclosures and get food; jetting water playfully to bounce objects like balls; and evading caretakers by using a scoop net as a trampoline and running around the floor on eight arms. But with a beak like a parrot, venom like a snake, and a tongue covered with teeth, how can such a being know anything? And what sort of thoughts could it think? The intelligence of dogs, birds, and chimpanzees was only recently accepted by scientists, who now are establishing the intelligence of the octopus, watching them solve problems and deciphering the meaning of their color-changing camouflage techniques. Montgomery chronicles this growing appreciation of the octopus, but also tells a love story. By turns funny, entertaining, touching, and profound, The Soul of an Octopus reveals what octopuses can teach us about consciousness and the meeting of two very different minds"--
Accompanying matter
bibliography
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Montgomery, Sy
Dewey number
594/.56
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
HighBridge Audio (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Octopuses
Target audience
general
Label
The soul of an octopus, Sy Montgomery, (sound recording CD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact discs
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 cm
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (9.25 hours)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622316168
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Ownership
*
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The soul of an octopus, Sy Montgomery, (sound recording CD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact discs
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 cm
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (9.25 hours)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622316168
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Ownership
*
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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