African elephants are pregnant for 640 days.
My book from pitch letter to press has been in the oven about 820 days!
And for the past three weeks, Dan and I have been going over the final proof pages.
We’ve carefully checked every photo, caption and resource on each of the book’s 160 pages.(From Chapter 7)It seems like a lifetime since I submitted the idea to Gibbs Smith in January 2007.
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(From Chapter 13)