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Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl

Jonathan C. Slaght · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A field scientist and conservationist tracks the elusive Blakiston's Fish Owl in the forbidding reaches of eastern RussiaI saw my first Blakiston's fish owl in the Russian province of Primorye, a coastal talon of land hooking south into the belly of Northeast Asia . . . No scientist...
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A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes

Eric Jay Dolin · Liveright
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of Leviathan returns with the first major historical account of America's hurricanes, and reveals how they've shaped our nation. From the moment European colonists laid violent claim to this land, hurricanes have had a profound and visceral impact on American...
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The End of Everything:

Katie Mack · Scribner
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From one of the most dynamic rising stars in astrophysics, an accessible and eye-opening look - in the bestselling tradition of Sean Carroll and Carlo Rovelli - at the five different ways the universe could end, and the mind-blowing lessons each scenario reveals about the most important...
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Leave It As It Is: A Journey Through Theodore Roosevelt's American Wilderness

David Gessner · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An urgent call to protect America's public lands, told through New York Times bestselling author David Gessner's American road trip with our greatest conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt, as his guide. "Leave it as it is," Theodore Roosevelt announced while viewing the Grand...
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What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why

David Allen Sibley · Knopf
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The bird book for birders and nonbirders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why

"Can birds smell?" "Is this the same cardinal that was at my feeder last year?" "Do...
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Minnesota's Geologist: The Life of Newton Horace Winchell

Sue Leaf · Univ Of Minnesota Press
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

At twenty, Newton Horace Winchell declared, "I know nothing about rocks." At twenty-five, he decided to make them his life's work. As a young geologist tasked with heading the Minnesota Geological and Natural History Survey, Winchell (1839-1914) charted the prehistory of the region,...
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