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jacket/cover - click for larger view Green equilibrium : the vital balance of humans & nature
Christopher Wills
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In this work, the author, a field biologist explains the rules by which ecosystems thrive, shining light on a set of ecological balancing acts that he calls "green equilibria," rules which keep our world vibrant, verdant, and ecologically intact. To explain the idea of "green equilibrium," he draws on a range of examples, including ...
2013; 280 p.; isbn:9780199645701 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Letters to a young scientist
Edward O. Wilson
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244 p; isbn:9780871403773 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view My bright abyss : meditation of a modern believer
Christian Wiman.
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A poet and a man of strong Christian faith meditates on life, death, and being an artist after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and describes how he dealt with the creeping doubts and the increasing pain.
2012; 182 p.; isbn:0374216789 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Amazing places cost nothing : the new age of authentic travel
Herbert Ypma
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Drawing on more than twenty years of experience travelling the globe, Ypma presents a handpicked selection of thirty of the most interesting undiscovered hotels, guesthouses and resorts in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. These are places with real personality, free of branding, signposts and tourist hordes – places whose magic has nothing ...
2013; 304 p.; isbn:9780500516744 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The captured : a true story of Indian abduction on the Texas frontier
Scott Zesch
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On New Year's Day in 1870, ten-year-old Adolph Korn was kidnapped by an Apache raiding party. Traded to Comaches, he thrived in the rough, nomadic existence, quickly becoming one of the tribe's fiercest warriors. Forcibly returned to his parents after three years, Korn never adjusted to life in white society. He spent his last years in a cave, all but ...
2004; 362 p.; isbn:0312317875 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Frozen in time : an epic story of survival and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II
Mitchell Zuckoff
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In Nov. 1942 a U.S. cargo plane crashed into the Greenland ice cap, the B-17 sent on the search-and-rescue mission got caught in a storm and also crashed, miraculously all nine men aboard surrived. A second rescue operation was launched, but the plane, the Grumman Duck, flew into a storm and vanished. The survivors of the B-17 spent 148 days fighting ...
2013; 391 p.; isbn:0062133438 More Information

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