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An Island Called California

An Ecological Introduction to Its Natural Communities, Revised and Expanded

Elna Bakker (Author), Gordy Slack (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 512 pages
ISBN: 9780520049482
January 1985
$28.95, £23.95
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.
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.

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