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The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters

Robert Muir-Wood · Basic Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Year after year, floods wreck people's homes and livelihoods, earthquakes tear communities apart, and tornadoes uproot whole towns. Natural disasters cause destruction and despair. But does it have to be this way?In The Cure for Catastrophe, global risk expert Robert Muir-Wood argues that...
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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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A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana: 119 Unique Places to Explore

HIGGS STEVEN · Indiana University Press
Pages: 396
Format: eBook

This is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore the wild and natural areas of southern Indiana by trail, water, or road. Featuring 95 beautiful color photos and 5 maps, A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana provides ideas for a lifetime...
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Secret Service Dogs : the heroes who protect the president of the united states

Maria Goodavage · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In an age fraught with terrorism, United States Secret Service canine teams risk their lives to safeguard the president, vice president, their families, visiting heads of state, and a host of others. Unprecedented access to these heroic dog teams has allowed a fascinating first-time-ever...
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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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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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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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Shake

Carli Davidson · Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

Original, amusing, and brilliantly documented, Shake is a heartwarming collection of sixty-one beguiling dogs caught in the most candid of moments: mid-shake. This glorious, graphic volume will stop you dead in your tracks as you are presented with images of man's best friend caught...
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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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National Geographic Angry Birds: 50 True Stories of the Fed Up, Feathered, and Furious

Mel White · National Geographic
Format: Book

If playing Angry Birds has suddenly turned you into a bird lover, youll want to get your talons on the latest book National Geographic Angry Birds 50 True Stories of the Fed Up, Feathered and Furious. --geekstyleguide.comThis hilariously eye-popping book showcases real-world angry birds...
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The Giant Book of Dog Names

Laurie Bogart Morrow · Gallery Books; Original edition
Format: Paperback

THE BOOK THAT TAKES YOU BEYOND REX AND FIDO! Everywhere you turn, you’ll find another baby name book. But do you really want to call your dog Emma or Ethan? If you’re a dog lover, you know that naming your dog should be truly meaningful and memorable. With over 5,000 names to choose...
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Talking to Animals: How You Can Understand Animals and They Can Understand You

Jon Katz · Atria Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

There are so many benefits to learning how to communicate with animals. Love, trust, a spiritual connection that goes to the heart of the human-animal bond. Every time I listen to them, I learn about myself.We seem to need animals in our disconnected lives more and more, yet we understand...
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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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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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Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America

Douglas Brinkley · Harper
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The acclaimed, award-winning historian - "America's new past master" (Chicago Tribune) - examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal.Douglas Brinkley's The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt's spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect...
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