Earth Sciences

Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition

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Selected by the Times Literary Supplement as one of the “hundred most influential books since the war”How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his …

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Gemstones of the World: Newly Revised Fifth Edition

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Newly published in a fifth edition, this definitive guide takes the mystery out of appreciating, buying and selling gemstones. It covers everything from the romance and history of more than 1,800 gemstones to their geographic locations; scientific, physical and colour properties; and the way they are …

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438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

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“The best survival book in a decade” (Outside magazine), 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.On November 17, 2012, a pair of fishermen left the coast of Mexico …

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Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future

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From the National Book Award finalist Lauren Redniss, author of Radioactive, comes a dazzling fusion of storytelling, visual art, and reportage that grapples with weather in all its dimensions: its danger and its beauty, why it happens and what it means. Weather is the very air …

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Gunner: Hurricane Horse (True Horse Stories)

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Each book in the True Horse Stories focuses on a contemporary horse from a different part of the world, and each animal is, in his or her own way, a hero.PBJ Decks Smokin Gun (Gunner) is an American Paint Horse, one of the many of Heather …

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Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

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Living at the limits of our ordinary perception, mosses are a common but largely unnoticed element of the natural world. Gathering Moss is a beautifully written mix of science and personal reflection that invites readers to explore and learn from the elegantly simple lives of mosses.Robin …

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The Outermost House: A Year of Life On The Great Beach of Cape Cod

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The seventy-fifth anniversary edition of the classic book about Cape Cod, “written with simplicity, sympathy, and beauty” (New York Herald Tribune)A chronicle of a solitary year spent on a Cape Cod beach, The Outermost House has long been recognized as a classic of American …

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Florida’s Living Beaches: A Guide for the Curious Beachcomber

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Florida has 1200 miles of coastline, almost 700 miles of which are sancy beaches. Exploring along those beaches offers encounters with myriads of plants, animals, minerals, and manmade objects–all are covered in this comprehensive guide with descriptive accounts of 822 items, 983 color images, and 431 …

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Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded

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As development and subsequent habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. But there is an important and simple step toward reversing this alarming trend: Everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity.There is an unbreakable …

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