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Polar Bears: The Natural History of a Threatened Species

Ian Stirling · Fitzhenry & Whiteside; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

No animal is more symbolic of the Arctic than the polar bear. In the short space of 150,000 years, it has evolved from a grizzly bear into the most specialized predator of the arctic sea ice. Through behavioral, morphological, and physiological changes in a remarkably short period of time,...
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Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him

Luis Carlos Montalván · Hyperion
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

* Now a New York Times bestseller * A heartwarming true dog story like no other: Tuesday, a lovable golden retriever, transforms a former soldier's life forever Excerpt: "Tuesday combines a golden retriever's innate playfulness and bouncy exuberance with a noble...
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Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor

Hali Felt · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Her maps of the ocean floor have been called "one of the most remarkable achievements in modern cartography", yet no one knows her name.

Soundings is the story of the enigmatic, unknown woman behind one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century. Before Marie...

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Heirloom: Notes from an Accidental Tomato Farmer

Tim Stark · Broadway Books
Pages: 240
Format: Book

Situated beautifully at the intersection of Michael Pollan, Ruth Reichl, and Barbara Kingsolver, Heirloom is an inspiring, elegiac, and gorgeously written memoir about rediscovering an older and still vital way of life.Fourteen years ago, Tim Stark was living in Brooklyn, working days as a management...
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Miniature Schnauzers (Animal Planet Pet Care Library)

Nikki Moustaki · Tfh Pubns Inc
Pages: 111
Format: Paperback

Miniature Schnauzers are clever dogs whose intelligence is coupled with their energetic nature. This comprehensive guide offers helpful training tips to make the most of your dog’s natural abilities.
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The Australian Shepherd (Terra-Nova Series)

Tracy Libby · Tfh Pubns Inc; Har/DVD edition
Pages: 207
Format: Hardcover

Intelligent and perceptive, the Australian Shepherd is a well balanced and loyal working dog. This title features an extensive feeding chapter that helps owners determine the best diet plan for these active dogs.
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