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A Lion Called Christian: The True Story of the Remarkable Bond Between Two Friends and a Lion

Anthony Bourke · Broadway Books
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

In 2008 an extraordinary two-minute film clip appeared on YouTube and immediately became an international phenomenon. It captures the moving reunion of two young men and their pet lion Christian, after they had left him in Africa with Born Free's George Adamson to introduce him into...
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Catnip: A Love Story

MICHAEL KORDA · Countryman Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From silly to sweet, 365 cat sketches by Michael Korda, drawn with love for his wife

With the imagination of a writer and the eye of an artist, Michael Korda doodled on the backs of old manuscripts in his tackroom while his wife, Margaret, was out riding. They loved and acquired...
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Identifying Birds of Prey: Quick Reference Guide for Eastern North America

Laura Erickson · Stackpole Books
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

An engaging quick-reference guide to the basics of identifying hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures, and kites in flight.Includes color photos and simplified outlines showing key features of each species, as well as range maps and comparison spreadsPerfect for the beginning hawk watcher or for any outdoors-lover...
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Chicken and Egg: Raising Chickens to Get the Eggs You Want

Andy Cawthray · i5 Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

The age-old question of which comes first is finally answered in Chicken and Egg! For the purposes of egg-centric chicken keepers, its the egg! A new approach to chicken keeping, Chicken and Egg is specifically geared toward hobby farmers and casual chicken keepers who wish to produce eggs...
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Visit Sunny Chernobyl: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places

Andrew Blackwell · Rodale Books; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

For most of us, traveling means visiting the most beautiful places on Earth--Paris, the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon. It's rare to book a plane ticket to visit the lifeless moonscape of Canada's oil sand strip mines, or to seek out the Chinese city of Linfen, legendary as the most...
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Fracking Pennsylvania: Flirting With Disaster

Walter M. Brasch · Greeley & Stone, Publishers, LLC; 2 edition
Format: Print book

--70% more content than first edition --updated t0 2014 --30 photos and graphics In his most powerful investigation to date, award-winning journalist Walter M. Brasch digs into the natural gas industry and extracts the truth about fracking. This is the long-awaited second edition to the critically-acclaimed...
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Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul: Stories About Pets as Teachers, Healers, Heroes and Friends (Chicken Soup for the Soul)

Carol Kline · Health Communications Inc; First Scholastic Printing edition
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Animals bring out the goodness, humanity and optimism in people and speak directly to our souls. This joyous, inspiring and entertaining Chicken Soup collection relates the unique bonds between animals and the people whose lives they've changed. Such as the dolphins who helped a paralyzed...
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Rescuing Riley, Saving Myself: A Man and His Dog's Struggle to Find Salvation

Zachary Anderegg · Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

While hiking on a solo vacation in a remote, uninhabitable region of Arizona, Zachary Anderegg happened upon Riley, an emaciated puppy clinging to life, at the bottom of a 350-foot canyon. In a daring act of humanity that trumped the deliberate savagery behind Riley’s presence in such...
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Drinking Water: A History

James Salzman · Overlook Hardcover; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

When we turn on the tap or twist open a tall, cold plastic bottle, we might not give a second thought to where our drinking water comes from. But how it gets from the ground to the glass is far more complex than we might think. With concerns over pollution and new technologies like fracking,...
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