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  • Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World

    "Extraordinary. . . . Berger is a hero of biology who deserves the highest honors that science can bestow."—Tim Flannery, New York Review of Books On the Tibetan Plateau, there are wild yaks with blood cells thinner than those of horses’ by half, enabling the endangered yaks to survive at 40 below zero and in the lowest oxygen levels of the mountaintops. But climate change is causing the snow patterns here to shift, and with the snows, the entire ecosystem. Food and water are vaporizing in this warming environment, and these beasts of ice a...

    • ASIN: 022636626X

  • A Bad Deal for the Whole Galaxy (The Salvagers Book 2)

    The greatest dangers hide the brightest treasures in this bold, planet-hopping science fiction adventure series.The crew of the legendary Capricious are rich enough to retire in comfort for the rest of their days, but none of it matters if the galaxy is still in danger. Nilah and Boots, the ship's newest crew-members hear the word of a mysterious cult that may have links back to an ancient and all-powerful magic. To find it, hot-headed Nilah will have to go undercover and find the source of their power without revealing her true identity. Meanw...

    • ASIN: B07BVPB56K

  • The Ragged Edge of the World: Encounters at the Frontier Where Modernity, Wildlands and Indigenous Peoples Mee t

    A pioneering work of environmental journalism that vividly depicts the people, animals and landscapes on the front lines of change's inexorable march. A species nearing extinction, a tribe losing centuries of knowledge, a tract of forest facing the first incursion of humans-how can we even begin to assess the cost of losing so much of our natural and cultural legacy?For forty years, environmental journalist and author Eugene Linden has traveled to the very sites where tradition, wildlands and the various forces of modernity collide. In The Ragg...

    • ASIN: 0452297745

  • Encounters at the Edge of the Muslim World: A Political Memoir of Kyrgyzstan

    This unique work provides the only sustained political history of independent Kyrgyzstan, explaining events in the context of its society and the broader international order. Drawing on three decades of personal encounters with ordinary citizens and leading public figures, Eugene Huskey takes readers on a journey through the unlikely birth and tumultuous development of Central Asia’s most open society. Starting with the heady, romantic first days of independence and moving through the popular uprisings and inter-ethnic violence of recent year...

    • ASIN: B07J3T5XSX

  • Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

    Winner of the Pulitzer PrizePilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "beauty tangled in a rapture with violence."Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration on foot in the Virginia region through which Tinker Creek runs. In the summer, Dillard stalks muskrats in the creek and contemplates wave mechanics; in the fall, she watches a monarch butterfly migration and dreams of Arctic caribou. She tries ...

    • ASIN: 0061233323
    • Brand: Harper Perennial

  • To the Bright Edge of the World: A Novel

    • ASIN: 0316242837

  • The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: A Flavia de Luce Novel

    • ASIN: B0030DHPH0

  • Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods: Fiction and Poetry from West Virginia

    The sixty-three fiction writers and poets within this anthology delve deep into the many senses of place that modern West Virginia, the core of Appalachia, inspires. Throughout this collection, we see profound wonder, questioning, and conflicts involving family, sexual identity, class, discrimination, environmental beauty, and peril, and all the sorts of rebellion, error, contemplation, and contentment that an intrepid soul can devise. These stories and poems, all published within the last fifteen years, are grounded in what it means to live in...

    • ASIN: 1943665540
    • Brand: General Reading

  • Read, Write, Love (Love in Bloom: The Remingtons)

    The Remingtons is a series of stand-alone romances that may also be enjoyed as part of the larger Love in Bloom series. Voted BEST BOOK SERIES by Supportive Business Moms, UK In READ, WRITE, LOVE... Bestselling author Kurt Remington lives to write. He spends twelve hours a day in front of his computer, rarely leaving the seclusion of his beach-front property, where he's come to finish his latest thriller--that is, until free-spirited Leanna Bray nearly drowns in the ocean trying to save her dog. Kurt's best-laid plans are shot to hell when he c...

    • ASIN: B00HZ3RTM2

  • Discovering Pluto: Exploration at the Edge of the Solar System

    Discovering Pluto is an authoritative account of the exploration of Pluto and its moons, from the first inklings of tentative knowledge through the exciting discoveries made during the flyby of the NASA New Horizons research spacecraft in July 2015. Co-author Dale P. Cruikshank was a co-investigator on the New Horizons mission, while co-author William Sheehan is a noted historian of the Solar System. Telling the tale of Pluto’s discovery, the authors recount the grand story of our unfolding knowledge of the outer Solar System, from William H...

    • ASIN: 0816534314

  • The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume One: At the Edge of Empire

    From the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling The Shape of Water comes the “utterly riveting” (Entertainment Weekly) tale of a murdered teen who is resurrected to walk the earth for more than a century.May 7, 1896. Dusk. A swaggering seventeen-year-old gangster named Zebulon Finch is gunned down by the shores of Lake Michigan. But after mere minutes in the void, he is mysteriously resurrected. His second life will be nothing like his first. Zebulon’s new existence begins as a sideshow attraction in a traveling medicine show. From th...

    • ASIN: B00TBKYL6Y

  • Titanic (Ghosts of Southampton Book 1)

    You can't outrun your past, not even aboard the Ship of Dreams....Meg never dreamt she would find herself aboard Titanic, dressed in the borrowed clothes of her lady-in-waiting, hiding from her family, running from her haunting past. Now that she finally has the opportunity to escape it all, she realizes the man she has been engaged to for three years is also aboard the ship.  Their marriage was arranged by their fathers long ago, and since they've always had the Atlantic Ocean between them, Meg is able to continue her charade. However,  if ...

    • ASIN: B01D0GZ230

  • Common Ground: Encounters with Nature at the Edges of Life

    All too often, we think of nature as something distinct from ourselves, something to go and see, a place that’s separate from the ordinary modern world in which we live and work. But if we take the time to look, we soon find that’s not how nature works. Even in our parceled-out, paved-over urban environs, nature is all around us; it is in us. It is us.   That’s what Rob Cowen discovered after moving to a new home in northern England. After ten years in London he was suddenly adrift, searching for a sense of connection. He found himself d...

    • ASIN: 022642426X
    • Brand: University of Chicago Press

  • On the Edge: The Edge, Book 1

    Rose Drayton lives on the Edge, between the world of the Broken (where people drive cars, shop at Wal-Mart, and magic is a fairy tale) and the Weird (where blueblood aristocrats rule, changelings roam, and the strength of your magic can change your destiny). Only Edgers like Rose can easily travel from one world to the next, but they never truly belong in either. Rose thought if she practiced her magic, she could build a better life for herself. But things didn't turn out how she planned, and now she works a minimum wage, off-the-books job in t...

    • ASIN: B00337KPJ8

  • Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge

    Jill Fredston has traveled more than twenty thousand miles of the Arctic and sub-Arctic-backwards. With her ocean-going rowing shell and her husband, Doug Fesler, in a small boat of his own, she has disappeared every summer for years, exploring the rugged shorelines of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Spitsbergen, and Norway. Carrying what they need to be self-sufficient, the two of them have battled mountainous seas and hurricane-force winds, dragged their boats across jumbles of ice, fended off grizzlies and polar bears, been serenaded by humpback ...

    • ASIN: 0865476551
    • Brand: Brand: North Point Press

  • Encounters at the Edge of the Muslim World : A Political Memoir of Kyrgyzstan

    This unique work provides the only sustained political history of independent Kyrgyzstan, explaining events in the context of its society and the broader international order. Drawing on three decades of personal encounters with ordinary citizens

    • UPC: 976680256

  • The Ragged Edge of the World : Encounters at the Frontier Where Modernity, Wildlands and Indigenous Peoples Mee t

    A noted environmental writer relives his experiences of how Earth's far corners have yielded to or resisted

    • UPC: 16750758
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Island of the Lost : Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

    Telling the true story of two similar shipwreck tragedies that have drastically different outcomes, award-winning maritime historian Druett tells a gripping cautionary tale about leadership, endurance, human ingenuity, and the tenuous line between order and

    • UPC: 25650240
    • Rating: 3.9

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (DVD)

    DVD, PG, 137 minutes, Columbia TriStar Home

    • UPC: 1920360
    • Color: YOther
    • Rating: 4.8

  • A History of Britain - Volume 1: At the Edge of the World? 3000 BC-AD 1603 (Paperback)

    Books : A History of Britain - Volume 1: At the Edge of the World? 3000 BC-AD 1603

    • UPC: 213431054
    • Rating: 4.125

  • Amazing World Sea Creatures : Encounter 20 Amazing Light-Up Animals--Includes 13 Glow-In-The-Dark Stickers!

    Take an illuminating trip into dark waters—where extraordinary and dazzling sea creatures create their own light!

    • UPC: 56046272
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Light at the Edge of the World : A Journey Through the Realm of Vanishing Cultures

    In this major new work, renowned anthropologist and bestselling author Wade Davis explores and reveals the awe-inspiring wealth of human diversity and makes an impassioned case for preservation of Earth's disappearing cultures. 80

    • UPC: 5330792
    • Rating: 3.0

  • Wild Encounters : Iconic Photographs of the World's Vanishing Animals and Cultures

    From big cats to elephants and indigenous communities, Wild Encounters is a must-have for nature lovers, conservationists, and anyone who is inspired by all that remains wild. David Yarrow travels from pole to pole and

    • UPC: 52099719

  • My Guardian Angel : True Stories of Angelic Encounters from Woman's World Magazine Readers

    Angels appearing from out of nowhere to save lives, give guidance, and provide loving assistance embody the topics of the true stories that appear each week in Doreen Virtue's weekly angel column in Woman's World

    • UPC: 25654649

  • Encounter

    Stranded in the middle of nowhere, five strangers find themselves marooned in a deserted roadside diner. An arrogant businessman, (quot;Stingquot; Borden), a lonely single woman, (Velasquez), a couple on the verge of divorce, and a

    • UPC: 16419813
    • Color: YOther
    • Rating: 4.88

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