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Last Chance Mustang: The Story of One Horse, One Horseman, and One Final Shot at Redemption
Last Chance Mustang: The Story of One Horse, One Horseman, and One Final Shot at Redemption

Mitchell Bornstein · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Last Chance Mustang is the story of Samson, a formerly free-roaming, still wild-at-heart American mustang that was plucked from his mountainous Nevada home and thrown into the domestic horse world where he was brutalized and victimized. After years of abuse, Samson had evolved into a hateful...
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Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island
Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island

Will Harlan · Grove Press
Pages: 307
Format: Print book

Carol Ruckdeschel is the wildest woman in America. She wrestles alligators, eats roadkill, rides horses bareback, and lives in a ramshackle cabin that she built by hand in an island wilderness. A combination of Henry David Thoreau and Jane Goodall, Carol is a self-taught scientist who has become...
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Atom : An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth...and Beyond
Atom : An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth...and Beyond

Lawrence M. Krauss · Little, Brown; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Every atom in our bodies was once inside the fiery core of a star that exploded billions of years before our solar system was formed. Like the original Homeric epic, the atom at the center of this book makes its way across a truly cosmic stage. Exploding supernovas, solar winds, collapsing...
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The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis
The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis

Elizabeth Letts · Ballantine Books
Pages: 369
Format: Print book

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II In the chaotic last days of the war a small troop of battle-weary American soldiers captures a German spy and makes...
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Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use to Make Everyday Products
Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use to Make Everyday Products

Stephen Leahy · Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

The average American lifestyle is kept afloat by about 2,000 gallons of H2O a day. The numbers are shocking. Your Water Footprint reveals the true cost of our lifestyle. A water footprint is the amount of fresh water used to produce the goods and services we consume, including growing,...
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Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies
Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies

Alastair Bonnett · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 270
Format: Hardcover

A tour of the world's hidden geographies - from disappearing islands to forbidden deserts - and a stunning testament to how mysterious the world remains today
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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Max Tegmark · Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Pages: 421
Format: Paperback

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate...
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The Elephant's Secret Sense: The Hidden Life of the Wild Herds of Africa
The Elephant's Secret Sense: The Hidden Life of the Wild Herds of Africa

Caitlin O'Connell · Free Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In "The Elephant's Secret Sense", the internationally renowned field scientist Caitlin O'Connell tells the fascinating story of her unexpected discovery of a previously unknown mode of elephant communication. One day, while observing elephants at a waterhole in Namibia,...
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Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth
Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth

Jane Alexander · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A moving, inspiring, personal look at the vastly changing world of wildlife on planet earth as a result of human incursion, and the crucial work of animal and bird preservation across the globe being done by scientists, field biologists, zoologists, environmentalists, and conservationists....
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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing
Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing

Laura J. Snyder · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of how an artist and a scientist in seventeenth-century Holland transformed the way we see the world.On a summer day in 1674, in the small Dutch city of Delft, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek -- a cloth salesman, local bureaucrat, and self-taught natural philosopher -- gazed...
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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew
The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

Alan Lightman · Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

"Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences - old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at sea and the infinite...
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The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting, and How to Make a Star
The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting, and How to Make a Star

Tom Clynes · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How an American teenager became the youngest person ever to build a working nuclear fusion reactor By the age of nine, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At eleven, his grandmother's cancer diagnosis drove him to investigate new ways to produce medical isotopes....
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