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The Last Season (P.S.)
The Last Season (P.S.)
by Eric Blehm
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In the spirit of Jon Krakauer's bestselling Into the Wild, Eric Blehm's The Last Season examines the extraordinary life of legendary backcountry ranger Randy Morgenson and his mysterious disappearance in California's unforgiving Sierra Nevada. The... (read more)

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The Snoring Bird: My Family's Journey Through a Century of Biology (P.S.)
The Snoring Bird: My Family's Journey Through a Century of Biology (P.S.)
by Bernd Heinrich
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Although Gerd Heinrich, a devoted naturalist, specialized in wasps, Bernd Heinrich tried to distance himself from his "old-fashioned" father, becoming a hybrid: a modern, experimental biologist with a naturalist's sensibilities. In this extraordinary... (read more)

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Finding Darwin's God (99 Edition)
Finding Darwin's God (99 Edition)
by Kenneth R. Miller
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Written by a distinguished professor at Brown University, this compelling and provocative book demolishing claims that belief in God is incompatible with evolution.... (read more)

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The Story of Sushi: An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice (P.S.)
The Story of Sushi: An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice (P.S.)
by Trevor Corson
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Everything you never knew about sushi—its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose it Trevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's first sushi-chef training academy... (read more)

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Mind of the Raven : Investigations and Adventures With Wolf-birds (99 Edition)
Mind of the Raven : Investigations and Adventures With Wolf-birds (99 Edition)
by Bernd Heinrich
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Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies... (read more)

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The Children's Blizzard (P.S.)
The Children's Blizzard (P.S.)
by David Laskin
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Thousands of impoverished Northern European immigrants were promised that the prairie offered "land, freedom, and hope." The disastrous blizzard of 1888 revealed that their free homestead was not a paradise but a hard, unforgiving place governed by... (read more)

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The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen & Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean (P.S.)
The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen & Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean (P.S.)
by Trevor Corson
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In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning... (read more)

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