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A Surgeon's Story. The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The amazing story of a New York doctor who pioneered surgery against a tide of professional opposition. As a leading naturalist and horticulturist, he also used his gifts of writing and poetry as an early advocate of nature. “Far more of a human and social portrait than a medical text, this reissue fills the prescription for fascinating reading.” Kirkus (2014)
How To Spot A Bigfoot Hoax
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Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Bigfoot TV programs often show Bigfooters LOOKING for a bigfoot, but never FINDING a bigfoot. There are lots of reasons why this happens: ignorance, continuing to get paid to look for one, protecting the bigfoots, etc. Those TV programs have created a tenuous vacuum in human knowledge, and this book tries to fill that vacuum.
A Site Guide to St-Lazare sand pits
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Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
A comprehensive guide for the naturalist visiting St-Lazare sand pits in southern Quebec, Canada.
Notes from a Small Valley A Natural History of Wolli Creek I Prehistory
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Price: Free! Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This is part one of an introduction to the natural history of Sydney's Wolli Creek Valley. The Valley contains the last substantial remnants of the natural environment in the city's inner south-west. Part I, ‘Prehistory’, gives an account of the Valley’s geological history, its fossil record and human occupation before 1788.
Twitching Times
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Twitchers - they are those crazy people who travel miles and miles just to see a rare bird. Don’t worry though, not all twitchers are beyond treatment and not all twitching is about only seeing the bird. Between 1982 and 2003 I twitched in the UK. Every twitch was an adventure, every twitch a story, here are a few for you to enjoy.
Attract Birds to Your Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
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Turn your yard into a wild bird sanctuary by planting trees, shrubs and flowers to attract birds. Learn which feeders to choose, types of seed and feed, and more. A great book for those new to bird watching and gardening to attract birds.
Bogtrotter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Bogtrotter is the story of a man and woman who sold most of their material possessions to buy time away from their ordered urban lives to explore simplicity and find their connection to the natural world.
Sierra Impressions: Images and Inspiration from The Sierra Nevada
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I love wild places! Over the past 27 years of hiking in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California I have collected hundreds of beautiful photographs and wonderful memories. This little book is my attempt to share with you some of the most beautiful places you will ever see and the thoughts they have inspired in me. Hope you enjoy it! Rick
Introducing the Birds of Wolli Creek
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is a short, up-to-date account to the birds found along Wolli Creek, the last substantial remnant of the natural environment in Sydney's inner south-west. It is written for those new to the Valley and interested in its natural history.
Wild Bird! —My Bird
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Over 130 poems, paired with amazing photos, that explore the behavior and nature of wild birds - OUR birds.  The lyrics range from playful to thought-provoking and provide a unique and intimate look at the birds that surround us.  The photographer, through close observation and attention to detail, perfectly captures the beauty and character of the birds.
Our True Nature
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
“Audrey opens up the country to us in a whole new way. She weaves the beauty, history and culture she has found in our national parks into a spellbinding story that makes me want to get out there even more.” — Rue Mapp, founder, Outdoor Afro, California
Common Useful and Edible Plants & Fungi of Vermont
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Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
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Common Useful and Edible Plants & Fungi of Vermont is a guide for finding, harvesting, and using plants and fungi for food, medicine, or utility in Vermont. Included are only the most common plants in the state so that it is easy to use.
The Fastest Diamond Finds in Arkansas
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 10 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Some visitors to SW Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park find a valuable gem after just a short while on the search field. This ebook relates numerous, true stories of lucky visitors who discover a diamond quickly at this famous state park. Many color photos are incorporated to help tell these fascinating stories.
Vanille de Tahiti [Illustré]
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: French. Published: August 14, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Orchidée aux origines génétiques mystérieuses, la vanille tahitienne est le résultat d’un heureux mariage réalisé il y a un siècle et demi dans les Établissements français de l’Océanie. Découvrez la merveilleuse histoire de ce fruit aux arômes enivrants qui a su inspirer de nombreuses passions commerciales, cosmétiques, culinaires et bien d'autres !
Mosquito Facts & Information
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The articles within this book detail facts and information about many different types of mosquitoes. There are also facts and information about the size of the different types of mosquitoes, the habitat in which they live, an indication of how long they live and information on the problems and illnesses mosquitoes are the cause of.
The Book of Bug/Love,Prey,Eat/ Vol.I/ Archetypes of the Bizarre
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by Jim Wawro. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
THE BOOK OF BUG, a collection of six brief, compelling essays and six hand-carved linocuts by author/illustrator Joe Sorensen, transports you through text and online video hyperlinks into the bizarre world of insects. For about the price of a café mocha, this extraordinary anthology will gift you with a lasting taste of the utter strangeness of the world’s most common denizens.
Cycles of Change
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
An old 2001 student essay about evidence of Global Warming.
Animal Rights Poetry: 25 Inspirational Animal Poems Vol 1
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Longtime vegan and animal rights campaigner, Jenny Moxham proudly presents Volume 1 of insightful Animal Rights Poetry. These 25 poems were written to inspire kindness and compassion for animals and to raise public awareness about the routine suffering inflicted on them at the hands of man. The poems will hopefully inspire readers to take up the cause for animals.
I Found a Two-Carat Brown USA Diamond
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 5 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
This is the true story of how I sought for, and found a 2.13-carat, brown diamond at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. I had it cut into a lovely, 1.21-carat marquise diamond that is worth $9,800. My discovery was awarded “One of the Best Finds of 2010” by the editors of Western and Eastern Treasure Magazine.
How To Find Genuine Diamonds in Arkansas
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 2 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
Learn the 3 main methods for finding diamonds at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park so you can find, and keep, genuine diamonds of your own. The author has found over 200 diamonds in Arkansas. Two of them weighed over two carats each. Learn from a pro then translate your new-found knowledge into valuable diamond finds.