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Sea of slaughter

Farley Mowat · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

Farley Mowat, bestselling author of Never Cry Wolf, A Whale for the Killing, and The Dog Who Wouldn't Be, calls Seal of Slaughter his most important work...a book he felt compelled to write after witnessing the drastic decline in the rich diversity of wildlife along the Northeastern...
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Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

Laura Allen · Storey Books
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

Keep your lawn and garden lush without wasting resources by capturing and recycling the greywater that drains from your sink, shower, and washing machine. This accessible and detailed guide walks you through each step of planning for and installing a variety of greywater systems, including...
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Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

Michael Pollan · The Penguin Press
Pages: 468
Format: Book

**Now a docu-series airing on Netflix on February 19, 2016, starring Pollan as he explores how cooking transforms food and shapes our world. Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney exectuve produces the four-part series based on Pollan's book, and each episode will focus on a different natural...
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Northeast Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide: Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems & Minerals

Kathy J. Rygle · GemStone Press; 5 edition
Format: Book

Learn Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems & Minerals NORTHEAST Connecticut • Delaware • District of Columbia • Indiana • Illinois • MaineMassachusetts • Maryland •...
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The Perfect Match: A Dog Buyer's Guide (Howell reference books)

Chris Walkowicz · Howell Book House; 1 edition
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

This book is a must for anyone considering a canine addition to the family. Nearly 150 breeds are presented with a full photo for each and a complete checklist including personality and physical characteristics, as well as both possitive and negative attributes. Never before has there been...
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A Rare Breed of Love: The True Story of Baby and the Mission She Inspired to Help Dogs Everywhere

Jana Kohl · Fireside; 1 edition
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

When you meet Baby, the first thing you notice is her limp. She only has three legs, you see -- she lost one following years of mistreatment at a puppy mill. But spend a little more time with Baby and her irrepressible "Ma," Jana Kohl, and you'll hear the story of how this...
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Animal Tracks and Signs of North America: Recognize & Interpret Wildlife Clues

Richard P. Smith · Stackpole Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Basic instructions on tracking techniques and recognizing tracks, droppings, and gnawings.
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The Complete Dog Massage Manual: Gentle Dog Care

Julia Robertson · Hubble & Hattie; 1 edition
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Massage has a fascinating history dating back 4000 years, and evidence of the beneficial effects of massage on animals is not difficult to find; we need only look at animals to understand the importance they place on the use of massage through mutual (allogrooming), or self-grooming. Among...
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Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs

David Grimm · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 337
Format: Hardcover

Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens?

Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property....
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