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Agates: Treasures of the Earth

Roger K Pabian · Firefly Books
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

"Superbly done ... should be high on everyone's 'must have' list." --Rock and Gem Agates, the first popular guide to the brilliantly banded and highly prized gemstones, sold 7,000 copies in hardcover, no doubt for the glorious color photographs that capture collectors'...
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Trident K9 Warriors: My Tale from the Training Ground to the Battlefield with Elite Navy SEAL Canines

Mike Ritland · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

As Seen on "60 Minutes"!As a Navy SEAL during a combat deployment in Iraq, Mike Ritland saw a military working dog in action and instantly knew he'd found his true calling. Ritland started his own company training and supplying dogs for the SEAL teams, U.S. Government, and Department...
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A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians: Eastern and Central North America

Roger Conant · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Fourth Edition edition
Format: Print book

This newly designed field guides features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany...
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A Forest in the Clouds: My Year Among the Mountain Gorillas in the Remote Enclave of Dr. Dian Fossey

JOHN FOWLER · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, a riveting insider's account of the fascinating world of Dr. Dian Fossey's mountain gorilla camp, telling the often-shocking story of the unraveling of Fossey's Rwandan facility alongside adventures tracking mountain gorillas over hostile terrain, confronting aggressive...
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Total Cat Mojo: The Ultimate Guide to Life with Your Cat

JACKSON GALAXY · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

This comprehensive cat care guide from the star of the hit Animal Planet show "My Cat from Hell," Jackson Galaxy, shows us how to eliminate feline behavioral problems by understanding cats' instinctive behavior.Cat Mojo is the confidence that cats exhibit when they are at ease...
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What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky

KELSEY OSEID · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Excerpt. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
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The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

Stephen O'Shea · W W Norton
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A thrilling blend of contemporary travelogue and historical narrative about the Alps from "a graceful and passionate writer" (Washington Post) .For centuries the Alps have seen the march of armies, the flow of pilgrims and Crusaders, the feats of mountaineers, and the dreams...
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The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America

Douglas Brinkley · HarperCollins; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Douglas Brinkley brings to this magnificent story of Theodore Roosevelts crusade on behalf of Americas national parks the same qualities that made TR so fascinating a figure—an astonishing range of knowledge, a superb narrative skill, a wonderfully vivid writing style and an inexhaustible...
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In the Empire of Ice: Encounters in a Changing Landscape

Gretel Ehrlich · National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

In this gripping circumnavigation of the Arctic Circle, Gretel Ehrlich paints a vivid portrait of the indigenous cultures that inhabit the starkly beautiful boreal landscape surrounding the Arctic Ocean, an ice-bound wilderness that includes northern Siberia, northwestern Greenland, Canada’s...
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The Cat Whisperer: Why Cats Do What They Do--and How to Get Them to Do What You Want

Mieshelle Nagelschneider · Bantam Books
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

Who says you can't train a cat? Just when you thought you had reached the end of your ball of twine, one of America's most popular cat behaviorists comes to the rescue of perplexed cat owners everywhere, providing practical and effective strategies for solving every feline behavior...
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Lonely Planet Discover Costa Rica

Nate Cavalieri · Lonely Planet; 2 edition
Format: Paperback

Experience The Best of Costa RicaMonteverde, Arenal, the coastal rainforest of Manuel Antonio—we’ve selected the most iconic sights and incredible places to you can enjoy the real Costa Rica with the minimum of fuss.Highlights reveal the must-see attractions and unbeatable...
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Utah's Greatest Wonders: A Photographic Journey of the Five National Parks

Christopher Cogley · Plain Sight Publishing
Pages: 138
Format: Hardcover

Discover the natural beauty, breathtaking scenery, and gorgeous vistas of Utah's national parks--known locally as "The Mighty Five"--all from the comfort of your living room. This stunning collection of photographs will inspire you to seek out new vistas every day no matter...
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