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An Island Called California

An Ecological Introduction to Its Natural Communities

Elna Bakker, Gordy Slack


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Bakker’s classic of ecological science now includes three new chapters on Southern California which make the book more useful than ever. Striking new photographs illustrate the diversity of life, climate, and geological formation.

University of California Press, 9780520049482, 512pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 1985

About the Author

Elna Bakker (1921-1995) was a pioneering California naturalist and writer. An Island Called California is her best-known book; other titles include The Great Southwest and Desert Journal.