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Book Event: The Edge of the Sea of Cortez by Marilyn Malone & Betty Hupp
March 27, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$7.50
The Edge of the Sea of Cortez—Tidewalkers’ Guide to the Upper Gulf of California is a lively illustrated introduction to the intertidal animals and plants of the most accessible beaches of the northern Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California. It is written and designed for seashore visitors of all ages. Five hundred full-color photographs and many informative illustrations accompany the family-friendly text. Published by Tucsonan Marilyn Malone, the second edition includes contributions by experts on shell archaeology, shore birds, and mollusk use by the Seri people of coastal Sonora. The book describes the hidden wonders a beach-goer might encounter on rocky, sandy and muddy shores. Animal and plant descriptions include the common and scientific names as well the Spanish name. Gulf of California fishing strategies and conservation efforts are also discussed. The Edge of the Sea of Cortez is a must-have companion for a south of the border coastline excursion. Join author Marilyn Malone to hear the story of how the book came into being, including the grueling learning curve of publishing software. $7.50 fee includes admission to tour the Park.