Steve & Me

Steve & Me

Large Print - 2008
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When Terri Raines was twenty-seven years old, she took a vacation that changed her life. Leaving behind her wildlife rescue work in Oregon, Terri traveled to Australia, and there, at a small wildlife park, she met and fell in love with a tall, blond force of nature named Steve Irwin. They were married in less than a year, and Terri eagerly joined in Steve's conservation work. The footage filmed on their crocodile-trapping honeymoon became the first episode of T"he Crocodile Hunter," and together, Steve and Terri began to change the world. In "Steve & Me," Terri recounts the unforgettable adventures they shared -- wrangling venomous snakes, saving deadly crocodiles from poachers, swimming among humpback whales. A uniquely gifted naturalist, Steve was first and foremost a wildlife warrior dedicated to rescuing endangered animals -- especially his beloved crocs -- and educating everyone he could reach about the importance of conservation. In the hit TV shows that continue to be broadcast worldwide, Steve's enthusiasm lives on, bringing little-known and often-feared species to light as he reveals and revels in the wonders of our planet. With grace, wit, and candor, Terri Irwin portrays her husband as he really was -- a devoted family man, a fervently dedicated environmentalist, a modest bloke who spoke to millions on behalf of those who could not speak for themselves. "Steve & Me" is a nonstop adventure, a real-life love story, and a fitting tribute to a man adored by all those whose lives he touched, written by the woman who knew and loved him best of all.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2008, c2007.
ISBN: 9781410403520
1410403521
Branch Call Number: LGPRINT BIO IRWIN S. Irwin 04/2008
Characteristics: 385 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.

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EclecticGal
Aug 23, 2017

i enjoyed this book. You get to read about how Steve and Terri got inspired into their professions, how the two of them meet, their adventures together, what Steve was like, and you even get to learn little bit about animals. Steve was an awesome guy who really cared about his family, and was so passionate about what he did.

DEON JAMES Jul 31, 2012

What can i say, If you loved Steve and his passion then go read this book! your a legend Steve! never forgotten!!!

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egaudreault
Dec 11, 2011

i loved this book it was amaizing a good book for people who are fans of many different types of books

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