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Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom
Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom
by Jennifer S. Holland
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Unlikely Friendships is the phenomenal New York Times bestseller that's spent 44 weeks on the list and has 615,000 copies in print. It's struck a chord with media, from CBS This Morning to USA Today, and Temple Grandin has praised it as "amazing. It... (read more)

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A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
by Aldo Leopold
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This special edition of the highly acclaimed A Sand County Almanac commemorates the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Aldo Leopold, one of the foremost conservationists of our century. First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times... (read more)

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The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Vintage Departures)
The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Vintage Departures)
by Timothy Egan
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A fantastic book! Timothy Egan describes his journeys in the Pacific Northwest through visits to salmon fisheries, redwood forests and the manicured English gardens of Vancouver. Here is a blend of history, anthropology and politics.... (read more)

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The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival (Vintage Departures)
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival (Vintage Departures)
by John Vaillant
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A gripping story of man pitted against nature’s most fearsome and efficient predator.   Outside a remote village in Russia’s Far East a man-eating tiger is on the prowl. The tiger isn’t just killing people, it’s murdering... (read more)

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The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
by David Abram
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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
by Michael Pollan
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In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going price of a town house in Amsterdam. Three and a half centuries later, Amsterdam is once again the mecca for people who care passionately about one particular plant -- though this... (read more)

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The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
by Henry Beston
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The seventy-fifth anniversary edition of the classic book about Cape Cod, “written with simplicity, sympathy, and beauty” (New York Herald Tribune) A chronicle of a solitary year spent on a Cape Cod beach, The Outermost House has long been... (read more)

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Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom
Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom
by Jennifer S. Holland
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It is exactly like Isaiah 11:6: “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid . . . ” Written by National Geographic magazine writer Jennifer Holland, Unlikely Friendships documents one heartwarming... (read more)

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Never Cry Wolf
Never Cry Wolf
by Farley Mowat
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By enquiring into the puzzle of sibling relations, Frank J. Sulloway pioneers a new view of how family affects individual development. He shows that birth-order is so fundamental to the family that it transcends gender, class and nationality.... (read more)

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My Family and Other Animals
My Family and Other Animals
by Gerald Durrell
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This autobiographical work takes place on the island of Corfu when Durrell was a boy. He was pretty much a wild English boy who ended up with a lot of time on his hands, a lot of rugged land to explore, and as a result, a lot of critter friends the likes... (read more)

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The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky
The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky
by Ellen Meloy
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In this invigorating mix of natural history and adventure, artist-naturalist Ellen Meloy uses turquoise—the color and the gem—to probe deeper into our profound human attachment to landscape. From the Sierra Nevada, the Mojave Desert... (read more)

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The Unexpected Universe
The Unexpected Universe
by Loren C Eiseley
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Drawing from his long experience as a naturalist, the author responds to the unexpected and symbolic aspects of a wide spectrum of phenomena throughout the universe. Scrupulous scholarship and magical prose are brought to bear on such diverse topics as... (read more)

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The Immense Journey (Vintage)
The Immense Journey (Vintage)
by Loren Eiseley
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The Sibley Guide to Birds
The Sibley Guide to Birds
by David Sibley and The National Audubon Society Staff
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David Allen Sibley, America's most gifted contemporary painter of birds, is the author and illustrator of this comprehensive guide. His beautifully detailed illustrations – more than 6,600 in all – and descriptions of 810 species and 350 regional... (read more)

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Providence of a Sparrow: Lessons from a Life Gone to the Birds
Providence of a Sparrow: Lessons from a Life Gone to the Birds
by Chris Chester
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"There's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow." — William Shakespeare, Hamlet B fell twenty-five feet from his nest into the life of Chris Chester. The encounter was providential for both of them. B and Chester spent hours together... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders (Audubon Society Field Guide)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by National Audubon Society
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Spiders, bugs, moths, butterflies, beetles, bees, flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and many other insects are detailed in more than 700 full-color photographs visually arranged by shape and color. Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic... (read more)

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When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Variations on Voice
When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Variations on Voice
by Terry Tempest Williams
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"This poetic memoir continues the work Williams began in Refuge....Williams explores her mothers identity — woman, wife, mother, and Mormon — as she continues to honor her memory....A lyrical and elliptical meditation on women, nature, family,... (read more)

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A Language Older Than Words
A Language Older Than Words
by Derrick Jensen
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At once a beautifully poetic memoir and an exploration of the various ways we live in the world, A Language Older Than Words explains violence as a pathology that touches every aspect of our lives and indeed affects all aspects of life on Earth. This... (read more)

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A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
by Aldo Leopold
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Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
by Jon Mooallem
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"Ambitious and fascinating... [Mooallem] seamlessly blends reportage from the front lines of wildlife conservation with a lively cultural history of animals in America." --New York Times Book Review Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little... (read more)

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