"Ed Ricketts & the Publishing of 'Between the Pacific Tides'" Lecture by Don Kohrs

Posted: Monday, January 11, 2016

January 10, 2016
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
(831) 646-3949  /


Monterey Public Library will present a lecture by Marine Biologist and librarian from Hopkins Marine Station, on Sunday, January 24, 2 2 - 3 p.m. in the Library Community Room.   Don will reveal why, upon presented an outline of the manuscript in 1930, it took nine years for Stanford University Press to publish Between Pacific Tides.  Was the publication slowed by the Director of Hopkins' Walter Fisher's critical review?  Did Stanford U Press dislike the ecological approach that Ed Ricketts and Jack Calvin chose for the book?  Was Ed Ricketts isolated from the scientific community?   Learn the answers to these and other questions.  For adults and mature teens.  Free but reservations are required.  Call (831) 646-3949 or email   

The Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.  

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