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The Ecology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK · DK
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Explore ecology in this accessible introduction to how the natural world works and how we have started to understand the environment, ecosystems, and climate change.

Using a bold, graphic-led approach, The Ecology Book explores and explains over 85 of the key ideas, movements,...
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The Chemistry of Alchemy: From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged

Cathy Cobb · Prometheus Books
Format: Hardcover

A unique approach to the history of science using do-it-yourself experiments along with brief historical profiles to demonstrate how the ancient alchemists stumbled upon the science of chemistry.Be the alchemist! Explore the legend of alchemy with the science of chemistry. Enjoy over twenty...
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Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future

Mary Robinson · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

An urgent call to arms by one of the most important voices in the international fight against climate change, sharing inspiring stories and offering vital lessons for the path forward.

Holding her first grandchild in her arms in 2003, Mary Robinson was struck by the uncertainty...

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How Science Works: The Facts Visually Explained

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff · DK
Pages: 255
Format: Hardcover

Explore answers to questions on 70 topics in the areas of matter, physics, energy, chemistry, life science, earth science, technology, and the universe.

How Science Works uses clear, easy-to-understand graphics to answer common questions and explain difficult concepts--not...
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Gotti's Boys: The Mafia Crew That Killed for John Gotti

Anthony M. DeStefano · Citadel
Pages: 356
Format: Hardcover

Meet the men who murdered for the mob - and made John Gotti the most powerful and deadly crime boss in America . . . They called him the "Teflon Don." But in his short reign as the head of the Gambino crime family, John Gotti wracked up a lifetime of charges from gambling, extortion,...
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Cells Are the New Cure: The Cutting-Edge Medical Breakthroughs That Are Transforming Our Health

Robin L Smith · BenBella Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The future of medicine is happening now. Revolutionary new science is providing cures that were considered science fiction five years ago - and not with pills, surgery or radiation - but with human cells! Promising treatments now in more than 35,000 clinical trials could have dramatic impacts...
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Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

It was at the height of the Cold War, in the summer of 1950, when Bruno Pontecorvo mysteriously vanished behind the Iron Curtain. Who was he, and what caused him to disappear? Was he simply a physicist, or also a spy and communist radical? A protégé of Enrico Fermi, Pontecorvo was one of the most...
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Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up

Tom Phillips · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Modern humans have come a long way in the seventy thousand years they've walked the earth. Art, science, culture, trade - on the evolutionary food chain, we're true winners. But it hasn't always been smooth sailing, and sometimes - just occasionally - we've managed to truly f*ck things...
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America

Catherine Herbert Howell · National Geographic
Format: Book

With this basic beginner's field guide to North American wildflowers, all who enjoy nature and the outdoors can identify common wildflowers, from backyard weeds to dainty forest blossoms. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title offers key facts about 160 of the most...
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Johnny Cash International: How and Why Fans Love the Man in Black

Michael Hinds · University Of Iowa Press
Pages: 270
Format: Paperback

Across all imaginable borders, Johnny Cash fans show the appeal of a thoroughly American performer who simultaneously inspires people worldwide. A young Norwegian shows off his Johnny Cash tattoo. A Canadian vlogger sings "I Walk the Line" to camel herders in Egypt's White...
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