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How to Tell a Turtle from a Tortoise

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Its the perennial Thanksgiving debate: are these yams or sweet potatoes that were eating? WaitIs there a difference? How to Tell a Turtle from a Tortoise settles this dispute once and for all and clarifies the meaning of a host of other animal and plant terms that we frequently use but are sometimes confused about. Ranging over 240 frequently misused monikers, auth
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published June 28th 2007 by Barnes & Noble (first published 2007)
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Tippy Jackson
With a title like this, I was really hoping for something more interesting. I love the concept, however this was pretty poorly written and was, well, boring. I feel like the same information could have been delivered in a much more entertaining fashion (the interpreter in me is crying). Also, I often got the impression that the author himself didn't really understand what he was writing about (which might also be why he kept using more technical information than he had to). I suppose this could ...more
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