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The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
A naturalist who spent months at a time living on her own among wild creatures in remote jungles, Sy Montgomery had always felt more comfortable with animals than with people. So she gladly opened her heart to a sick piglet who had been crowded away from nourishing meals by his stronger siblings. Yet Sy had no inkling that this piglet, later named Christopher Hogwood, would not only survive but flourish. The Good Good Pig celebrates Christopher Hogwood in all his glory, from his inauspicious


The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Every culture is a unique answer to a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive? In The Wayfinders, renowned anthropologist, winner of the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize, and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis leads us on a thrilling journey to celebrate the wisdom of the world's indigenous cultures. In Polynesia, we set sail with navigators whose ancestors settled the Pacific 10 centuries before Christ. In the Amazon, we meet the descendants of a true


The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained: the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. The biggest redwoods are over 1,000 years old, rising more than 35 stories in what's left of the once-vast, ancient redwood forest. Believed to be impossible to ascend, these majestic giants have remained unexplored until recently, when a tiny group of daring botanists and amateur naturalists discovered a


Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters; From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima
Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters; From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
From the moment radiation was discovered in the late nineteenth century, nuclear science has had a rich history of innovative scientific exploration and discovery, coupled with mistakes, accidents, and downright disasters. Mahaffey, a long-time advocate of continued nuclear research and nuclear energy, looks at each incident in turn and analyzes what happened and why, often discovering where scientists went wrong when analyzing past meltdowns. Every incident has lead to new facets in


Understanding Acoustics: An Experimentalist’s View of Acoustics and Vibration (Graduate Texts in Physics)
Understanding Acoustics: An Experimentalist’s View of Acoustics and Vibration (Graduate Texts in Physics)
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
This textbook provides a unified approach to acoustics and vibration suitable for use in advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate courses on vibration and fluids. The book includes thorough treatment of vibration of harmonic oscillators, coupled oscillators, isotropic elasticity, and waves in solids including the use of resonance techniques for determination of elastic moduli. Drawing on 35 years of experience teaching introductory graduate acoustics at the Naval Postgraduate School and


Kerplunk!: Stories
Kerplunk!: Stories
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
This is the latest hilarious collection of folksy, humorous, and wonderfully wise stories about country life from the best-selling author of The Blight Way. Patrick F. McManus has garnered legions of faithful fans with his monthly column in Outdoor Life and his many celebrated books, including the New York Times best-sellers The Grasshopper Trap and The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw. The humor and warmth of Kerplunk! put the book right up there with the very best of McManus. A rollicking blend


The Death and Life of the Great Lakes
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes
By Unknown
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
The Great Lakes - Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior - hold 20 percent of the world's supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans. But they are under threat as never before, and their problems are spreading across the continent. The Death and Life of the Great Lakes is prize-winning reporter Dan Egan's engaging portrait of an ecological catastrophe happening right before our eyes, blending the epic story of the lakes


Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy
Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Ripples in Spacetime is an engaging account of the international effort to complete Einstein's project, capture his elusive ripples, and launch an era of gravitational-wave astronomy that promises to explain, more vividly than ever before, our universe's structure and origin. The quest for gravitational waves involved years of risky research and many personal and professional struggles that threatened to derail one of the world's largest scientific endeavors. Govert Schilling takes listeners


The Meadow
The Meadow
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
In short vignettes, Galvin gives us a deeply personal portrait of the people who lived in a mountain meadow along the Colorado-Wyoming border over its hundred-year history. His portraits illuminate the Western character and evolve a sense of place like no other..


The Lord God Made Them All
The Lord God Made Them All
By Macmillan Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
The volume that completes the verse: All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. The world's most beloved storyteller once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire, the joys and sorrows of its inhabitants, and the richly rewarding experiences of a country veterinarian. James and Helen now have two growing children, Jimmy and Rosie, who bring a new kind of adventure into James' life. The Herriots live at


Diet for a New America: 25th Anniversary Edition: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness and the Future of Life on Earth
Diet for a New America: 25th Anniversary Edition: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness and the Future of Life on Earth
By Tantor Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
From John Robbins, a new edition of the classic that awakened the conscience of a nation. Since the 1987 publication of Diet for a New America, beef consumption in the United States has fallen a remarkable 19 percent. While many forces are contributing to this dramatic shift in our habits, Diet for a New America is considered to be one of the most important. Diet for a New America is a startling examination of the food we currently buy and eat in the United States and the astounding moral,


The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish
The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
A young man is murdered for his prized pet fish. An Asian tycoon buys a single specimen for $150,000. Meanwhile, a pet detective chases smugglers through the streets of New York. Delving into an outlandish realm of obsession, paranoia, and criminality, The Dragon Behind the Glass tells the story of a fish like none other: a powerful predator dating to the age of the dinosaurs. Treasured as a status symbol believed to bring good luck, the Asian arowana is bred on high-security farms in Southeast


Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
By Macmillan Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we've waited too long and that massive change is not only unavoidable but already under way. Our old familiar globe is suddenly melting, drying, acidifying, flooding, and burning in ways that no human has ever seen. We've created, in very short order, a new planet, still recognizable but fundamentally


The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
By Penguin Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief. On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music, 20-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring


The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest
The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest
By Brilliance Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
A fantastic book! Timothy Egan describes his journeys in the Pacific Northwest through visits to salmon fisheries, redwood forests and the manicured English gardens of Vancouver. Here is a blend of history, anthropology and politics..


Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
By Tantor Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
In the tradition of Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air, Nick Heil recounts the harrowing story of the deadly and controversial 2006 climbing season on Everest.In early May 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln Hall, a seasoned Australian climber, was left for dead near the same spot. Hall’s death was reported around the world, but the next day he was found


One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey
One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
To live in a pristine land unchanged by man... to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed... to choose an idyllic site, cut trees and build a log cabin... to be a self-sufficient craftsman, making what is needed from materials available... to be not at odds with the world but content with one's own thoughts and company. Thousands have had such dreams, but Richard Proenneke lived them. He found a place, built a cabin, and stayed to become part of the country. One Man's


America: The Farewell Tour
America: The Farewell Tour
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
A profound and provocative examination of America in crisis, where unemployment, deindustrialization, and a bitter hopelessness and malaise have resulted in an epidemic of diseases of despair - drug abuse, gambling, suicide, magical thinking, xenophobia, and a culture of sadism and hate. America, says Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, is convulsed by an array of pathologies that have arisen out of profound hopelessness, a bitter despair and a civil society that has ceased to


The Sting of the Wild
The Sting of the Wild
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Entomologist Justin O. Schmidt is on a mission. Some say it's a brave exploration, others shake their heads in disbelief. His goal? To compare the impacts of stinging insects on humans, mainly using himself as the gauge. In The Sting of the Wild, the colorful Dr. Schmidt takes us on a journey inside the lives of stinging insects, seeing the world through their eyes as well as his own. He explains how and why they attack and reveals the powerful punch they can deliver with a small venom gland


The Snow Leopard
The Snow Leopard
By Penguin Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard. Matthiessen, a student of Zen Buddhism, was also on a spiritual quest to find the Lama of Shey at the ancient shrine on Crystal Mountain. As the climb proceeds, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, suffering,



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