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Kitchen Creamery: Making Yogurt, Butter & Cheese at Home

Louella Hill · Chronicle Books,
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

As the DIY movement continues to gain momentum, it's no wonder home cheesemaking is the next hot topic. And from cheesemaking authority and teacher Louella Hill comes an education so timely and inspiring that every cheese lover and cheesemonger, from novice to professional, will have...
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The Outrun: A Memoir

Amy Liptrot · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"The Outrun will no doubt sit alongside . . . Helen Macdonald's H Is for Hawk -- the sheer sensuality of Liptrot's prose and her steely resolve immediately put her right up there with the best of the best." -- New StatesmanWhen Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade...
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Movement Matters: Essays on Movement Science, Movement Ecology, and the Nature of Movement

Katy Bowman · Propriometrics Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

What if, during a bout of running or cycling, parts of you were still sedentary? What if our entire model for how a cell behaves were based on cells immobilized in a petri dish? What if natural movement was more than barefoot running and tree-climbing, and required a group of people? Thought-provoking,...
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Dog Training 101: Step-by-Step Instructions for raising a happy well-behaved dog

KYRA SUNDANCE · Quarry Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Sit! Stay! It's easy with Dog Training 101Using a visually driven, playful presentation as style, Dog Training 101 offers step-by-step instructions every dog owner needs and wants to know as they care for and raise their dogs. Author and veteran dog trainer Kyra Sundance helps you learn...
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The Ultimate Guide To Cat Breeds: A useful means of identifying the cat breeds of the world and how to care for them

Louisa Somerville · Chartwell Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

Cats have been domesticated since prehistoric times, perhaps for as long as 5,000 years. Throughout human history, they have been greatly valued as destroyers of vermin, as well as for their ornamental qualities.The domestic cat is related to lions, tigers, pumas and other wild cats and the similarity...
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Bogs & Fens: A Guide to the Peatland Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada

Ronald B Davis · UPNE
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The definitive guide to the flora of northeastern bogs and fens
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At the End of the World: A True Story of Murder in the Arctic

Lawrence Millman · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is not only a contemporary phenomenon, and that a people as seemingly peaceful...
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Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake

KATHRYN MILES · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A journey around the United States in search of the truth about the threat of earthquakes leads to spine-tingling discoveries, unnerving experts, and ultimately the kind of preparations that will actually help guide us through disasters. It's a road trip full of surprises. Earthquakes....
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Always By My Side: Life Lessons from Millie and All the Dogs I've Loved

Edward Grinnan · Howard Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The editor-in-chief of Guideposts magazine shares the heartwarming story of Millie, his beloved golden retriever, and how she taught him to be a more compassionate person, deepened his faith, and inspired him on his long-term path of recovery from addiction.From the moment his new golden...
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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Frans de Waal · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal, a groundbreaking work on animal intelligence destined to become a classic.What separates your mind from an animal's? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your...
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Teche: A History of Louisiana's Most Famous Bayou

Shane K. Bernard · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Shane K. Bernard's Teche examines this legendary waterway of the American Deep South. Bernard delves into the bayou's geologic formation as a vestige of the Mississippi and Red Rivers, its prehistoric Native American occupation, and its colonial settlement by French, Spanish, and,...
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Rescuing Penny Jane: One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to Find Them All Homes

Amy Sutherland · Harpercollins
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Drawing on her work at a shelter, her experiences living with two rescue dogs of her own, and years of research, bestselling author and Boston Globe columnist Amy Sutherland takes us on an unforgettable journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs - and the growing number of dedicated...
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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolution's Most Unbelievable Solutions to Life's Biggest Problems

Matt Simon · Penguin Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"A bizarre collection of evolution tales . . . the weirder, the better." - Entertainment WeeklyA fascinating exploration of the awe-inspiring, weird, and unsettling ingenuity of evolutionOn a barren seafloor, the pearlfish swims into the safety of a sea cucumber's anus. To find...
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Let Dogs Be Dogs: Understanding Canine Nature and Mastering the Art of Living with Your Dog

MONKS OF NEW SKETE · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive "foundational" guide for dog owners.No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated...
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