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- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
?For years I have carried this book...with me on travels to reread, ponder, envy. In prose of classic gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses matters of final importance.? ? Los Angeles Times Book Review ? The Tree is the fullest and finest exploration I?ve ever read of how the useless delights to be discovered in nature... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2007; US$ 7.49
THE WOMAN ON THE MOUNTAIN is the truly remarkable story of a unique woman living on a remote mountain wildlife refuge nearing sixty, solitary, solar-powered and almost self-sufficient and the ups and downs of life that led her there. Full of energy, humour, and love for her own and the wider environment, this candid book inspires, entertains... more...
- St. Martin's Press 1999; US$ 8.99
Dr. Robert Allen Durr - literary scholar, award-winning author, former confidant to legendary writer H. L. Mencken, and one-time rising star in the East Coast academic world - decided one day to give it all up and move to a remote region of Alaska in search of paradise. Convinced that truth, beauty, and goodness could still be found in the wild,... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2011; US$ 22.00
From African American to Asian American, indigenous to immigrant, "multiracial" to "mixedblood," the diversity of cultures in this world is matched only by the diversity of stories explaining our cultural origins: stories of creation and destruction, displacement and heartbreak, hope and mystery. With writing from Jamaica Kincaid on the fallacies... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 31.00
Like nearly every area of scholarly inquiry today, the biological sciences are broken into increasingly narrow fields and subfields, its practitioners divided into ecologists, evolutionary biologists, taxonomists, paleontologists, and much more. But all these splintered pieces have their origins in the larger field of natural history—and in... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 3.99
Is God green? Did Jesus have anything to say about the environment? With over 1,000 references to the earth in the Bible, the message is clear. All of God's creation?nature, animals, and humanity?are inextricably linked to one another. As creation cares for us, we too are called to care for creation and engage in the work of healing and sustaining... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 9.76
'I've watched deer and elk frolic in the meadow below me, and pine trees explode in a blue ball of smoke. If there's a better job anywhere on the planet, I'd like to know what it is. ' For nearly a decade, Philip Connors has spent half of each year in a small room at the top of a tower, on top of a mountain, alone in millions of acres of remote... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 19.95
Up on the River is John Madson’s loving and often hilarious tribute to the people, animal life, and places of the Upper Mississippi. Madson’s Upper Mississippi is the part “between the saints,” from St. Louis to St. Paul, and where for thirty years he explored the bright waters of the upper reaches of the mighty river... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2012; US$ 22.00
Standing with such environmental classics as Loren Eiseley’s The Immense Journey , his friend and mentor Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac , and Joseph Wood Krutch’s The Voice of the Desert , Paul Errington’s Of Men and Marshes remains an evocative reminder of the great beauty and intrinsic value of the glacial marshland.... more...