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My Own Country: A Doctor's Story
My Own Country: A Doctor's Story
by Abraham Verghese
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Nestled in the Smoky Mountains of eastern Tennessee, the town of Johnson City had always seemed exempt from the anxieties of modern American life. But when the local hospital treated its first AIDS patient, a crisis that had once seemed an “urban... (read more)

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Zooburbia: Meditations on the Wild Animals Among Us
Zooburbia: Meditations on the Wild Animals Among Us
by Tai Moses
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To be alienated from animals is to live a life that is not quite whole, contends nature writer Tai Moses in Zooburbia. Urban and suburban residents share our environments with many types of wildlife: squirrels, birds, spiders, and increasingly lizards... (read more)

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Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards Into Battlegrounds
Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards Into Battlegrounds
by Jim Sterba
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For four hundred years, explorers, traders, and settlers plundered North American wildlife in an escalating rampage, but in the twentieth century an incredible turnaround took place. Conservationists created wildlife sanctuaries, restored... (read more)

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Suburban Safari: A Year on the Lawn
Suburban Safari: A Year on the Lawn
by Hannah Holmes
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The suburban lawn sprouts a crop of contradictory myths. To some, it's a green oasis; to others, it's eco-purgatory. Science writer Hannah Holmes spent a year appraising the lawn through the eyes of the squirrels, crows, worms, and spiders who think of... (read more)

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Suburban Safari: A Year on the Lawn
Suburban Safari: A Year on the Lawn
by Hannah Holmes
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Who knew that an investigation into that patch of grass in our backyards could be so fruitful-and so funny? More than 550 square miles of new lawns unfold each year in the U.S. alone. Although new research shows that these lawns aren't nearly as... (read more)

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Colorados Backyard Wildlife
Colorados Backyard Wildlife
by Carol A Moorhead
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Introduces a variety of animals and habitats that exist along Colorado's Front Range. Ages 12 and up.... (read more)

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Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard: Month-By-Month Projects for Family Fun
Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard: Month-By-Month Projects for Family Fun
by Marcus Schneck
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Make your backyard the best little wildlife sanctuary on the block. There are many ways to attract birds and butterflies to your backyard—and a lot of them work, giving us all a chance to enjoy these beautiful, coveted creatures. But have you... (read more)

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A Field Guide to Your Own Back Yard
A Field Guide to Your Own Back Yard
by John Hanso Mitchell
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"If there is grass and a few scraggling trees, there will be wildlife," suggests John Hanson Mitchell, an internationally recognized naturalist and advocate for tuning your senses to the wonders that await in your own backyard. Whether your yard consists... (read more)

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My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard Into Habitat and Learned to Live with It
My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard Into Habitat and Learned to Live with It
by James Barilla
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For James Barilla and his family, the dream of transforming their Columbia, South Carolina, backyard into a haven for wildlife evoked images of kids catching grasshoppers by day and fireflies at night, of digging up potatoes and picking strawberries... (read more)

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A Nature Lover's Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders
A Nature Lover's Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders
by Diane Olson
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Did you know that: We all have follicle mites living on our faces? In India, the humble pigeon is a symbol of lust? Jumping spiders sometimes watch TV with you? Healthy garden soil has the same characteristics as a good chocolate cake? The North Pole... (read more)

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Central Park in the Dark: More Mysteries of Urban Wildlife
Central Park in the Dark: More Mysteries of Urban Wildlife
by Marie Winn
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Central Park in the Dark explores a natural world that flourishes in the midst of a crowded and mechanized city. These exuberant essays lead the reader through the cycle of seasons as experienced by nocturnal beasts (raccoons, bats, black skimmers... (read more)

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Coyote at the Kitchen Door: Living with Wildlife in Suburbia
Coyote at the Kitchen Door: Living with Wildlife in Suburbia
by Stephen Destefano
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A moose frustrates commuters by wandering onto the highway; a cougar stalks his prey through suburban backyards; an alligator suns himself in a strip mall parking lot. Such stories, which regularly make headline news, highlight the blurred divide that... (read more)

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Field Guide to Urban Wildlife
Field Guide to Urban Wildlife
by Julie Feinstein
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Identify and understand the wildlife most commonly found living near humans--and how they've adapted to thrive in cities and suburbs The first field guide of its type ever published Species accounts for 135 common urban North American mammals, birds, and... (read more)

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Living with Wildlife
Living with Wildlife
by Diana Landau
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Based on years of practical experience and research, and informed by the California Center for Wildlife's commitment to humane treatment of animals, Living with Wildlife traces the evolution of attitudes toward wildlife and provides sensible guidelines... (read more)

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Field Notes from a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary
Field Notes from a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary
by Esther Woolfson
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Field Notes From a Hidden City is set against the background of the austere, grey and beautiful northeast Scottish city of Aberdeen. In it, Esther Woolfson examines the elements—geographic, atmospheric and environmental—which bring diverse life... (read more)

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Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards Into Battlegrounds
Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards Into Battlegrounds
by Jim Sterba
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This may be hard to believe but it is very likely that more people live in closer proximity to more wild animals, birds and trees in the eastern United States today than anywhere on the planet at any time in history.  For nature lovers, this should... (read more)

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Wild Neighbors: The Humane Approach to Living with Wildlife
Wild Neighbors: The Humane Approach to Living with Wildlife
by John Hadidian
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Ways to enjoy wildlife and to deal with inevitable encounters in a humane fashion.... (read more)

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My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard Into Habitat and Learned to Live with It
My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard Into Habitat and Learned to Live with It
by James Barilla
About the Author
James Barilla is associate professor in the MFA program of the University of South Carolina, where he teaches creative nonfiction and environmental writing. He lives in Columbia, SC.... (read more)

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Coyote at the Kitchen Door: Living with Wildlife in Suburbia
Coyote at the Kitchen Door: Living with Wildlife in Suburbia
by Stephen Destefano
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A moose frustrates commuters by wandering onto the highway; a cougar stalks his prey through suburban backyards; an alligator suns himself in a strip mall parking lot. Such stories, which regularly make headline news, highlight the blurred divide that... (read more)

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Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town
Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town
by Susan Han Shetterly
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Whether we live in cities, suburbs, or villages, we are encroaching on nature, and it in one way or another perseveres. Naturalist Susan Shetterly looks at how animals, humans, and plants share the land-observing her own neighborhood in rural Maine. She... (read more)

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