The Naturalist

Author: Darrin Lunde
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 0307464326
Size: 62.14 MB
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We think of him as a larger-than-life original, yet in The Naturalist, Darrin Lunde has firmly situated Roosevelt’s indomitable curiosity about the natural world in the tradition of museum naturalism.

Theodore Roosevelt In The Field

Author: Michael R. Canfield
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022629837X
Size: 36.31 MB
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"Draws extensively on the 26th President's field notebooks, diaries and letters to share insight into how Roosevelt's field expeditions shaped his character and political polices, covering his teen ornithology adventures, Badlands travels ...

Rightful Heritage

Author: Douglas Brinkley
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062089250
Size: 52.51 MB
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Now, in Rightful Heritage, Brinkley turns his attention to another indefatigable environmental leader—Teddy’s distant cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt—chronicling his essential yet undersung legacy as the founder of the Civilian ...

The Wilderness Warrior

Author: Douglas Brinkley
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061940576
Size: 61.93 MB
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He brings to life hilarious anecdotes of wild-pig hunting in Texas and badger saving in Kansas, wolf catching in Oklahoma and grouse flushing in Iowa. Even the story of the teddy bear gets its definitive treatment.

Playing The Ponies And Other Medical Mysteries Solved

Author: Stuart B. Mushlin
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813570573
Size: 20.55 MB
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Dr. Mushlin does not just treat diseases; he treats people. And this is not just a book about the ailments he diagnosed; it is also about the scared, uncertain, ailing individuals he helped in the process.

The Moth Snowstorm

Author: Michael McCarthy
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444792784
Size: 79.73 MB
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In The Moth Snowstorm Michael McCarthy, one of Britain's leading writers on the environment, proposes this joy as a defence of a natural world which is ever more threatened, and which, he argues, is inadequately served by the two defences ...


Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040916X
Size: 79.43 MB
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Driven by eyewitness accounts and combining urban history with a life-and-death drama and a technological detective story, Floodpath grippingly reanimates the reality behind L.A. noir fictions such as the classic film Chinatown.

Gaining Ground

Author: Forrest Pritchard
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762794380
Size: 80.45 MB
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One fateful day in 1996, upon discovering that five freight cars’ worth of glittering corn have reaped a tiny profit of $18.16, young Forrest Pritchard undertakes to save his family’s farm.

Natural Histories

Author: Tom Baione
Publisher: Sterling Signature
ISBN: 9781454912149
Size: 52.34 MB
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Providing readers with a rare glimpse into one of the largest natural-science libraries in the Western Hemisphere, this fascinating collection of 40 essays from the American Museum of Natural History's top experts discuss the library's ...