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Taxidermy

Alexis Turner · Rizzoli
Format: Book

An unsurpassed survey of the world’s finest examples of this popular art form—in situ from the greatest private and public collections to the beautifully assembled rooms of contemporary artists, stylists, and cutting-edge interior designers. Taxidermy is everywhere these days,...
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Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky, The

Dr. Jason Lisle · Master Books
Format: Hardcover

Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets. Stargaze with a telescope, binoculars, or even your naked eye. Allow Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, to guide you in examining the beauty of God’s Creation.Lisle...
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Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World

Joel Salatin · Center Street; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From farmer Joel Salatins point of view life in the st century just aint normal In FOLKS THIS AINT NORMAL he discusses how far removed we are from the simple sustainable joy that comes from living close to the land and the people we love Salatin has many thoughts on what normal is and shares...
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The Ear Book: A Complete Guide to Ear Disorders and Health

Thomas J Balkany · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Intricately shaped and amazingly sensitive, ears are the organs of hearing and balance. When something goes wrong with the ears -- whether infection or cancer, eardrum perforation or hearing loss -- our overall well-being is generally disturbed.In The Ear Book, Drs. Thomas J. Balkany and Kevin...
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Peterson Field Guide to Finding Mammals in North America

Vladimir Dinets · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Print book

Peterson The best-selling field guides of all time To see a fog shrew, should you go to Muir Woods National Monument? If you're planning to visit Yellowstone National Park, what animals can you expect to see? When should a photographer visit to get a shot of a gray fox? A mammal...
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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: "Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far." It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move...
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The Healing Self: A Revolutionary Plan for Wholeness in Mind, Body, and Spirit

Deepak Chopra · Harmony
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

After collaborating on two major books featured as PBS specials, Super Brain and Super Genes, Chopra and Tanzi now tackle the issue of lifelong health and heightened immunity.In the face of environmental toxins, potential epidemics, super bugs, and the aging process The Healing Self offers...
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You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves

Hiawatha Bray · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

The story of the rise of modern navigation technology, from radio location to GPSand the consequent decline of privacy What does it mean to never get lost? You Are Here examines the rise of our technologically aided era of navigational omniscienceor how we came to know exactly where we are at all times....
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Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet

John Bradshaw · Basic Books
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

Cats have been popular household pets for thousands of years, and their numbers only continue to rise. Today there are three cats for every dog on the planet, and yet cats remain more mysterious, even to their most adoring owners. Unlike dogs, cats evolved as solitary hunters, and, while...
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Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian

Courtney S. Diehl · BookCrafters
Format: Book

Gunshot injuries. Breeding disasters. Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and "laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can't make up"- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado...
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Insects and Gardens: In Pursuit of a Garden Ecology

Eric Grissell · Timber Press, Incorporated
Format: Illustrated]

Professional entomologist and amateur gardener Eric Grissell suggests that it might be time to declare a truce with the insects in our lives. With a sound basis in science and a practical grounding in gardening experience, Grissell introduces the reader to the role of insects in garden...
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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything

Chris Hadfield · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 295
Format: Hardcover

Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army knife, disposed of a live snake while piloting a plane, and been temporarily blinded while clinging to the exterior...
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Ordinary Geniuses: Max Delbruck, George Gamow, and the Origins of Genomics and Big Bang Cosmology

Gino Segre · Viking Adult
Format: Hardcover

A biography of two maverick scientists whose intellectual wanderlust kick-started modern genomics and cosmology Max Delbruck and George Gamow the so-called ordinary geniuses of Segres third book were not as famous or as decorated as some of their colleagues in midtwentieth-century physics...
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