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Grinnell: America's Environmental Pioneer and His Restless Drive to Save the West

John Taliaferro · Liveright
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

Before Rachel Carson, there was George Bird Grinnell -- the man whose prophetic vision did nothing less than launch American conservation. Hailed by the New York Times as "the father of American conservation," George Bird Grinnell (1849-1938) , the Brooklyn-born...
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Cracking the GED Test with 2 Practice Tests, 2020 Edition

The Princeton Review · Princeton Review
Pages: 848
Format: Paperback

Everything students need to know to succeed on the GED, the most commonly taken high school equivalency exam.The GED (General Educational Development) tests provide hundreds of thousands of people each year with the opportunity to earn the equivalent of a high...
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Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague

Randall, David K. · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A spine-chilling saga of virulent racism, human folly, and the ultimate triumph of scientific progress.For Chinese immigrant Wong Chut King, surviving in San Francisco meant a life in the shadows. His passing on March 6, 1900, would have been unremarkable if a city health officer hadn't...
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