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Encounters With the Archdruid
Encounters With the Archdruid
Paperback      ISBN: 0374514313
Depicts the problems which ensue when a mining engineer, a resort developer, and a civil engineer alternately confront a militant conservationist
A Natural History of Love
A Natural History of Love
Paperback      ISBN: 0679761837
The author of the best-selling A Natural History of the Senses explores the diverse faces and forms of love from a scientific, psychological, and philosophical perspective. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Gift of Good Land: Further Essays Cultural and Agricultural
Gift of Good Land
Further Essays Cultural and Agricultural
Paperback      ISBN: 0865470529
Essays dealing with such topics as land reclamation, small farms, and horse-drawn tools stress the interdependence of culture and agriculture
Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in Natural History
Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes
Further Reflections in Natural History
Paperback      ISBN: 0393311031
A collection of essays answers questions about key scientific concepts, focusing, in particular, on Darwin's theory of evolution, natural selection, and its impact on biology, natural history, and modern science
About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory
About This Life
Journeys on the Threshold of Memory
Paperback      ISBN: 0679754474
The National Book Award-winning author of Arctic Dreams presents a series of incisive essays in which he addresses such topics as travel to some of the world's most distant destinations, nature, adventure, and personal reminiscences. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. NYT.
Boundary Waters: The Grace of the Wild
Boundary Waters
The Grace of the Wild
Hardcover      ISBN: 1571312110
The author examines the relationship between man and his surroundings as he travels through the forest and lakes between northern Minnesota and Ontario
The Edge of the Sea
The Edge of the Sea
Paperback      ISBN: 0395924960
Featuring a new introduction by Sue Hubbell, a groundbreaking environmental resource presents a fascinating foray into the sea--a watery world brimming with life--and the extraordinary world that exists at the boundary of land and water. Reissue.
Brown Dog of the Yaak: Essays on Art and Activism
Brown Dog of the Yaak
Essays on Art and Activism
Paperback      ISBN: 1571312242
Essays explore the author's relationship with his dog, Colter, and how it has helped him to understand intuition
The Man Who Planted Trees
The Man Who Planted Trees
Paperback      ISBN: 0930031067
A barren region in France is brought back to life by the efforts of Elzeard Bouffier who, with great determination, plants 100 acorns everyday over thirty years
The Moon by Whale Light: And Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians, and Whales
The Moon by Whale Light
And Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians, and Whales
Paperback      ISBN: 0679742263
Describes the evolution, behavior, habitats, and threats to whales, penguins, crocodilians, and bats