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Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils

Lydia V Pyne · Viking
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

An irresistible journey of discovery, science, history, and myth making, told through the lives and afterlives of seven famous human ancestorsOver the last century, the search for human ancestors has spanned four continents and resulted in the discovery of hundreds of fossils. While most...
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Woolly : the true story of the de-extinction of one of history's most iconic creatures

Ben Mezrich · Atria Books

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Wildlife Photography: Proven Techniques for Capturing Stunning Digital Images

Jack Ballard · Falcon Guides
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Viewing wildlife in action is always a pleasure-capturing that action with your camera is one of the most rewarding and challenging ways to become even closer to Nature. Birders, hikers, national-park visitors, and international travelers are all discovering the joys of wildlife photography....
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Always By My Side: Life Lessons from Millie and All the Dogs I've Loved

Edward Grinnan · Howard Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The editor-in-chief of Guideposts magazine shares the heartwarming story of Millie, his beloved golden retriever, and how she taught him to be a more compassionate person, deepened his faith, and inspired him on his long-term path of recovery from addiction.From the moment his new golden...
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Maddie on Things: A Super Serious Project About Dogs and Physics

Theron Humphrey · Chronicle Books; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Maddie is a sweet-tempered coonhound who accompanied her owner, Theron, on a yearlong, cross-country trip while he worked on a photojournalism project. In his spare time, Theron took photos of Maddie doing what she does best: standing on things. From bicycles to giant watermelons to horses...
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Love, Animals, and Miracles: Inspiring True Stories Celebrating the Healing Bond

Cynthia Hurn · New World Library
Format: Hardcover

Dr. Bernie Siegel has long observed how relationships with animals have helped his patients, alleviating their suffering and heartbreak. Now, he's gathered many inspiring true stories, including delightful tales from the "Siegel Family Zoo" where "squawks, purrs, chirrups,...
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No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII

Robert Weintraub · Little
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

"A canine version of Unbroken."--Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air with Terry Gross NO BETTER FRIEND tells the story of Air Force technician Frank Williams and Judy, a purebred pointer, who met in WWII and were POWs in a camp in the Pacific. Judy was loyal, with a keen sense for who was friend...
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Being in the Shadow: Stories of the First-Time Total Eclipse Experience

Kate Russo · Being in the Shadow
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

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My Lost Brothers: The Untold Story by the Yarnell Hill Fire's Lone Survivor

Brendan McDonough · Hachette Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

A gripping first-person account by the sole survivor of Arizona's disastrous 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire, which took the lives of 19 "hotshots"--firefighters trained specifically to battle wildfires. Brendan McDonough was on the verge of becoming a hopeless, inveterate heroin addict...
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National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern North America

Jon L Dunn · National Geographic
Pages: 431
Format: Print book

New enthusiasts are flocking in record numbers to the fascinating pastime of birding. National Geographic has been meeting their need for clear and accurate information for 25 years with our million-selling Field Guide to the Birds of North America. Now, to better serve the expanding market,...
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Annie Dillard · Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Format: Paperback

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "beauty tangled in a rapture with violence."Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration...
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The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting

Fernanda Santos · Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"In Fernanda Santos' expert hands, the story of 19 men and a raging wildfire unfolds as a riveting, pulse-pounding account of an American tragedy; and also as a meditation on manhood, brotherhood and family love. The Fire Line is a great and deeply moving book about courageous men and women."-...
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No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII

Robert Weintraub · Little
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

The extraordinary tale of survival and friendship between a man and a dog in war Flight technician Frank Williams and Judy, a purebred pointer, met in the most unlikely of places: a World War II internment camp in the Pacific. Judy was a fiercely loyal dog, with a keen sense for who was friend...
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A Sanctuary of Trees: Beechnuts, Birdsongs, Baseball Bats, and Benedictions

Gene Logsdon · Chelsea Green Publishing
Format: Paperback

As author Gene Logsdon puts it, "We are all tree huggers." But not just for sentimental or even environmental reasons. Humans have always depended on trees for our food, shelter, livelihood, and safety. In many ways, despite the Grimm's fairy-tale version of the dark, menacing...
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