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Storm Lake: A Chronicle of Change, Resilience, and Hope from a Heartland Newspaper

Art Cullen · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From a 2017 Pulitzer-winning newspaperman, an unsentimental ode to America's heartland as seen in small-town Iowa--a story of reinvention and resilience, environmental and economic struggle, and surprising diversity and hope.When The Storm Lake Times, a tiny Iowa twice-weekly, won a Pulitzer...
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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018

Sam Kean · Mariner Books
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Best-selling author of The Disappearing Spoon, The Violinist's Thumb, and more, Sam Kean, selects the year's top science and nature writing, looking for writers who balance research with humanity and in the process uncover riveting stories of discovery across the disciplines.
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By the Shore: Explore the Pacific Northwest Coast Like a Local

NANCY BLAKEY · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

From whale watching to squid jigging to making your own sea salt, this adventure guide to the iconic Pacific Northwest coast has something for vacationers and locals alike!Celebrate the wild beauty of the Northwest Coast as you learn how to catch and cook seasonal seafood, including recipes...
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The Pug Who Bit Napoleon: Animal Tales of the 18th and 19th Centuries

MIMI MATTHEWS · Pen and Sword
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

From elaborate Victorian cat funerals to a Regency era pony who took a ride in a hot air balloon, Mimi Matthews shares some of the quirkiest and most poignant animal tales of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Meet Fortune, the Pug who bit Napoleon on his wedding night, and Looty,...
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Happily Ever Esther: Two Men, a Wonder Pig, and Their Life-Changing Mission to Give Animals a Home

Steve Jenkins · Thorndike Press Large Print
Format: Library Binding

Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther - the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds - as they describe in their bestselling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig....
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This Land Is Our Land: How We Lost the Right to Roam and How to Take It Back

Ken Ilgunas · Plume
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Private property is everywhere. Almost anywhere you walk in the United States, you will spot "No Trespassing" and "Private Property" signs on trees and fence posts. In America, there are more than a billion acres of grassland pasture, cropland, and forest, and miles...
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The World-Ending Fire: The Essential Wendell Berry

WENDELL BERRY · Counterpoint
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Mr. Berry's sentences and stories deliver a great payload of edifying entertainment, which I hungrily consume, but it is the bass note of morality thumping through his musical phrases that guides me with the most constant of hands upon my plow." -- Nick Offerman, New York...
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The Lambs: My Father, a Farm, and the Gift of a Flock of Sheep

Carole Shelbourn George · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"An enchanting book -- please read." -- Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE; Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of PeaceIn this touching memoir about the relationship between father, daughter, and animals, Carole explores life after adopting thirteen pet Karakul lambs....
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The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London

Christopher Skaife · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The first behind-the-scenes account of life with the legendary ravens at the world's eeriest monumentThe ravens at the Tower of London are of mighty importance: rumor has it that if a raven from the Tower should ever leave, the city will fall. The title of Ravenmaster, therefore, is a serious...
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