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bullet cover Farewell, My Subaru
An Epic Adventure in Local Living

by Doug Fine

In an attempt to reduce his carbon footprint, Doug Fine moved to a New Mexico ranch, bought some goats, installed solar panels and converted a truck to biodiesel. Farewell, My Subaru is the comedic testament of his adventure. In sharing his personal story, Fine advocates for greener living and provides practical advice for readers who might like to follow in his carbon-free footsteps. -- SEE THE ONEARTH REVIEW

Buy from Amazon hardcover (ISBN: 1400066441)



bullet cover Next of Kin
What Chimpanzees Have Taught Me About Who We Are

by Roger Fouts with Stephen Tukel Mills

Fouts takes the reader on his remarkable odyssey from student to one of the country's leading animal researchers. This book is a heart-wrenching exploration of man's kinship with the great apes and a thoroughly persuasive screed against the inhumane treatment of our closest relatives, abuses that continue to this day in the dubious name of research. -- JONATHAN LARSEN

Buy from Amazon paperback (ISBN: 0380728222)



bullet cover The Good Good Pig
The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood

by Sy Montgomery

Female author meets piglet. Piglet gets wormed and starts to grow, eventually weighing 750 pounds. Woman and pig (and woman's husband and dog) live together for 14 years. Pig dies a natural death and is buried with tears, tenderness, and a small plaque. The Good Good Pig is a love story and a memoir, and its strength lies in Montgomery's understanding of how her relationship with a common domestic pig enhanced her relationships with human beings. -- SEE THE ONEARTH REVIEW

Buy from Amazon hardcover (ISBN: 0345481372)

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bullet cover Two in the Far North

by Margaret E. Murie, Terry Tempest Williams and Olaus J. Murie (Illustrator)

This is the life story of Margaret Murie, who grew up in Alaska before it was a state, tramped its wild lands before they were mapped, and has worked hard to preserve its wild places. Murie, considered by many to be the "Grande Dame" of the American conservation movement, recounts how she grew to understand, respect and love the Alaskan frontier during the early 20th century, and explores the many aspects of nature in Alaska -- from plagues of mosquitoes to the movement of caribou. A beautiful book, with especially captivating stories about Murie's honeymoon with husband Olaus, a wildlife biologist in Northern Alaska who contributes over 30 wonderful illustrations to Murie's book. -- FRANCES BEINECKE

Buy from Amazonpaperback (ISBN: 088240489X)



bullet cover John James Audubon
The Making of an American

by Richard Rhodes

By the time he was 35, John James Audubon had changed his name, his country and his career several times over. Rhodes's portrait of America's first great wildlife artists reveals a self-made man in a self-made nation, where perpetual re-invention was the norm. With a scientist's eye and a painter's touch, not unlike those of Audubon, Rhodes has captured this mutable, multifaceted and often surprising character in a work of perception, depth and elegance. -- SEE THE ONEARTH REVIEW

Buy from Amazon hardcover (ISBN: 0375414126)



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