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July 2013
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I learned some interesting things about barn owls from this book. The author had a barn owl as a pet for almost 20 years. She...
Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl - Stacey O'Brien
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January 2013
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reviewed: To Russia with Love: An Alaskan's Journey
This book is amazing and inspiring in showing how much a person can cram into a lifetime. It gives a dedicated (later to be d...
To Russia with Love: An Alaskan's Journey - Victor Fischer, Charles Wohlforth
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November 2012
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Riveting accounts of invasive species on selected islands and what has been done to eradicate them. This is not just a book a...
Rat Island: Predators in Paradise and the World's Greatest Wildlife Rescue - William Stolzenburg
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September 2012
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This guy is a good writer and he uses writing for one of its better purposes: to fix what cannot be fixed. He is able to conv...
Legend of a Suicide - David Vann
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May 2012
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David Quammen has a way with words – his writing uses just the perfect words to enliven the reading experience without burden...
Natural Acts: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature - David Quammen
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February 2012
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reviewed: Kahtahah
Very engaging true book and a good way to get a look at native life from the 18th century. Many Tlingit legends are retold wi...
Kahtahah - Frances Lackey Paul, Rie Muñoz
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February 2012
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reviewed: J. B. S.: The Life and Times of J.B.S. Haldane
This is worth reading just to find out who JBS Haldane was and what he did.With all the contributions JBS Haldane made to phy...
J. B. S.: The Life and Times of J.B.S. Haldane -
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January 2012
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reviewed: Alaska Native Land Claims
This book gives a good background of Alaskan Native distribution and culture and the major legislation affecting Native Ameri...
Alaska Native Land Claims - Arnold,  Robert D.
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January 2012
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reviewed: Polar Dream: The First Solo Expedition by a Woman and Her Dog to the Magnetic North Pole
Astounding. This book shows what humans can do and the dog is a wonderful character, although I would never be tempted to tr...
Polar Dream: The First Solo Expedition by a Woman and Her Dog to the Magnetic North Pole - Helen Thayer, Edmund Hillary
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December 2011
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You Don’t Look Like Anybody I Know is a hard-hitting book. The sheer writing ability swept me off my feet and slipped in betw...
You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know - Heather Sellers
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October 2011
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reviewed: Enlightenment And Exploration In The North Pacific 1741-1805
This is a series of essays by experts from various fields from a symposium held in 1994 to commemorate the bicentennial of Ge...
Enlightenment and Exploration in the North Pacific 1741-1805 - Stephen W. Haycox
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September 2011
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This book does an excellent job of putting the current state of biodiversity in context, both of deep time and the immediate ...
The Diversity of Life - Edward O. Wilson
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