Animals Strike Curious Poses

Author: Elena Passarello
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473549493
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Here are the starling that inspired Mozart with its song, Darwin’s tortoise Harriet, and in an extraordinary essay, Jumbo the elephant (and how they tried to electrocute him).

Animals Strike Curious Poses

Author: Elena Passarello
Publisher: Sarabande Books
ISBN: 1941411401
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Beginning with Yuka, a 39,000-year-old mummified woolly mammoth recently found in the Siberian permafrost, each of the sixteen essays in Animals Strike Curious Poses investigates a different famous animal named and immortalized by humans.

Let Me Clear My Throat

Author: Elena Passarello
Publisher: Sarabande Books
ISBN: 1936747502
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A rollicking, wide-reaching annotated soundtrack of pop stars, phone psychics, Elvis impersonators, and other marvels of the human voice.

Everything You Need For A Treehouse

Author: Carter Higgins
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452153264
Size: 27.15 MB
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A tree, timber, tools, a rope of twisted twine all all things you need to build a treehouse--but most of all you need time and imagination.

The Dreaming And Other Essays

Author: W. E. H. Stanner
Publisher: Black Inc.
ISBN: 1921870184
Size: 53.24 MB
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W.E.H. Stanner's words changed Australia. Without condescension and without sentimentality, in essays such as 'The Dreaming' Stanner conveyed the richness and uniqueness of Aboriginal culture.

Trash Animals

Author: Kelsi Nagy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780816680542
Size: 69.10 MB
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In Trash Animals, a diverse group of environmental writers explore the natural history of wildlife species deemed filthy, invasive, or worthless, highlighting the vexed relationship humans have with such creatures.

Swimming With Seals

Author: Victoria Whitworth
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781784978396
Size: 63.13 MB
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This is a memoir of intense physical and personal experience, exploring how swimming with seals, gulls and orcas in the cold waters off Orkney provided Victoria Whitworth with an escape from a series of life crises and helped her to deal ...

One Million Maniacs

Author: David Legault
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781944853242
Size: 49.42 MB
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David LeGault's One Million Maniacs explores the meaning of collecting, why we do it and what our collections might mean.

A Plea For The Animals

Author: Matthieu Ricard
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834840545
Size: 50.41 MB
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In a compelling appeal to reason and human kindness, Matthieu Ricard here takes the arguments from his best-sellers Altruism and Happiness to their logical conclusion: that compassion toward all beings, including our fellow animals, is a ...