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Artisan Cheese Making at Home: Techniques & Recipes for Mastering World-Class Cheeses

Mary Karlin · Ten Speed Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Just a century ago, cheese was still a relatively regional and European phenomenon, and cheese making techniques were limited by climate, geography, and equipment. But modern technology along with the recent artisanal renaissance has opened up the diverse, time-honored, and dynamic world...
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Beekeeping For Dummies

Consumer Dummies · For Dummies
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

Everything you need to 'bee' a successful backyard beekeeper If you've ever thought about becoming a backyard beekeeper - or have already tried a hand at it and want to be better one - then this is the book for you! In Beekeeping for Dummies, 4th Edition you'll find everything...
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The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle

Sara Wheeler · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleMore than a decade ago, Sara Wheeler traveled to Antarctica to understand a continent nearly lost to myth and lore. In the widely acclaimed, bestselling Terra Incognita, she chronicled her quest to find a hidden history buried in Antarctica’s...
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Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human

Elizabeth Hess · Bantam Books
Pages: 369
Format: Hardcover

Now Elizabeth Hess's unforgettable biography is the inspiration for Project Nim, a riveting new documentary directed by James Marsh and produced by Simon Chinn, the Oscar-winning team known for Man on Wire. Hess, a consultant on the film, says, "Getting a call from James Marsh...
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Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects

Amy Stewart · Algonquin Books; First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world,Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foescreaturesthat infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs. From the worlds mostpainful hornet, to the flies...
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Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest: Timber Press Field Guide

Mark Turner · Timber Press
Pages: 447
Format: Book

In Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlman cover 568 species of woody plants that can be found in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and northern California. The comprehensive field guides features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant...
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Let Dogs Be Dogs: Understanding Canine Nature and Mastering the Art of Living with Your Dog

MONKS OF NEW SKETE · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive "foundational" guide for dog owners.No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated...
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Mount St. Helens

David A. Anderson · Arcadia Publishing
Format: Paperback

The story of Mount St. Helens is that of an active volcano and human interaction with it. The mountain is culturally important to the regional native people. Its Cowlitz name, Lawetlatla, means Person From Whom Smoke Comes. Early European settlers saw opportunities to make a living from...
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Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

Simon Winchester · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of the world's most important body of water -- the Atlantic. One hundred and ninety million years ago, the shifting of two of the world's tectonic plates led to the creation of an immense chasm. This giant gash in the flanks of the planet slowly opened...
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Tails from the Booth

Lynn Terry · Gallery Books, 2015.
Pages: 115
Format: Print book

Furry friends meet photo booths in this quirky photography book that captures all the cute canine action when the leashes come off and the dogs are the star of the show.If dogs could take selfies, it might look something like Tails from the Booth. For this adorable collection of photographs,...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!: 101 Stories about the Crazy Antics of Our Feline Friends

Jennifer Quasha · Chicken Soup for the Soul; Original edition
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Our cats make us smile every day, but sometimes they really outdo themselves! This book is full of the hilarious and heartwarming antics of our feline friends that surprise us and charm us.Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That! will have readers saying just that as they...
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Starter Coops: For Your Chickens' First Home

Wendy Bedwell-Wilson · Hobby Farm Press
Format: Book

A full-color introductory guide to providing a flock of chickens with their very own digs, Starter Coops addresses the needs of every chicken owner, analyzing what kind of accommodations will best serve the ladies' needs. Author and chicken enthusiast, Wendy Bedwell-Wilson offers commonsense...
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Into the Storm: Violent Tornadoes, Killer Hurricanes, and Death-defying Adventures in Extreme Weather

Reed Timmer · Dutton Adult
Format: Hardcover

Reed Timmer, a star of the top rated Storm Chasers on the Discovery Channel is one of the most successful and most extreme storm chasers in the world. His is a job that requires science and bravado, knowledge and instinct just to survive, never mind excel. Now, in Into the Storm, he takes...
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Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom

Jennifer Holland · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Print book

In her heartwarming New York Times bestsellers Unlikely Friendships and last years Unlikely Loves, Jennifer Holland revealed the surprising emotional bonds that exist between animals of different species. Her books spent dozens of weeks on bestseller lists and caught the attention of major...
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