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The Voice of the Dolphins

Hardy Jones · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format: Paperback

In 1978 filmmaker Hardy Jones was swept into the universe of dolphins. In his work as a filmmaker he came to know many of these magnificent animals as individuals. “I know when I’m with them that I’m relating to creatures as intelligent, social, and imbued with emotion...
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Across Atlantic Ice: The Origin of America's Clovis Culture

Dennis J. Stanford · University of California Press
Format: Hardcover

Who were the first humans to inhabit North America? According to the now familiar story, mammal hunters entered the continent some 12,000 years ago via a land bridge that spanned the Bering Sea. Distinctive stone tools belonging to the Clovis culture established the presence of these early...
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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day

David J. Hand · Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 269
Format: Hardcover

In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, they're commonplace. Not only that, we should all expect to experience a miracle roughly once every month.
But Hand is no believer in superstitions,...

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On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks

Simon Garfield · Gotham; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Cartography enthusiasts rejoice the bestselling author of Just My Type reveals the fascinating relationship between man and map Simon Garfields Just My Type illuminated the world of fonts and made everyone take a stand on Comic Sans and care about kerning Now Garfield takes on a subject...
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The Odyssey of KP2: An Orphan Seal, a Marine Biologist, and the Fight to Save a Species

Terrie M. Williams · Penguin Press HC, The; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

When a two day-old Hawaiian monk seal pup is attacked and abandoned by his mother on a beach in Kauai, environmental officials must decide if they should save the newborn animal or allow nature to take its course. But as a member of the most endangered marine mammal species in U.S. waters,...
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Barnum Brown: The Man Who Discovered Tyrannosaurus rex

Lowell Dingus · University of California Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

From his stunning discovery of Tyrannosaurus rex one hundred years ago to the dozens of other important new dinosaur species he found, Barnum Brown led a remarkable life (1873–1963), spending most of it searching for fossils—and sometimes oil—in every corner of the globe....
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Secret Language of Animals: A Guide to Remarkable Behavior

Janine M Benyus · Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Unlock the secrets behind the behavior of the world's most fascinating creatures? from the Adélie penguin to the plains zebra to the giant panda?in this wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated book.In The Secret Language of Animals, biologist Janine Benyus takes us inside the animal...
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The Story of Brutus: My Life with Brutus the Bear and the Grizzlies of North America

Casey Anderson · Pegasus; First Edition edition
Format: Book

The heart-warming story of the incredible friendship between National Geographic star Casey Anderson and an 800-pound grizzly bear named Brutus, as seen on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Animal Planet, and Good Morning America.Casey Anderson, the host of National Geographic’s Expedition...
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Algebra II Workbook For Dummies

Mary Jane Sterling · For Dummies
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Boost your chances of scoring higher at Algebra II Algebra II introduces students to complex algebra concepts in preparation for trigonometry and calculus. In this new edition of Algebra II Workbook For Dummies, high school and college students will work through the types of Algebra II problems...
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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece

Michael Benson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the film's release, this is the definitive story of the making of 2001: A Space Odyssey, acclaimed today as one of the greatest films ever made, including the inside account of how director Stanley Kubrick and writer Arthur C. Clarke created...
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