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Twitching Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Bogtrotter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence & self-esteem
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.
Finding Home: An American's Journey of Life and Love in the West Indies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
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At the age of nineteen, biology student Chuck McAllister left behind his comfortable but uninspiring suburban life to seek adventure, clarity, and some kind of meaningful existence on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. There he met Suvali—clever, bright-eyed, and raven-haired—and his life changed forever. This is the story of McAllister’s eleven years of living, loving, and a little bit of science,
Monkey Business: A History Of Nonhuman Primate Rights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Nonhuman primates have a dual role in modern society: revered for their intelligence, uncanny mimicry, and biological relation to humans, yet often forced to spend entire lifetimes as unwilling participants in the bioresearch, entertainment, and pet industries. Monkey Business examines the diverse issues involved with accepting mankind's closest relative into its circle of ethical consideration.
Allá lejos y hace tiempo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: Spanish. Published: December 12, 2016 by Libros Selectos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Este es un bellísimo libro de memorias en que el autor evoca los años de su infancia en Argentina. Aquí Hudson cuenta sus paseos por las pampas, la vida de los gauchos, los pintorescos personajes con que se cruzó, su amor por su madre y la enfermedad que acabó inesperadamente con el paraíso perdido de la infancia. Conrad, Ford, Lawrence, Chatwin y Theroux fueron sus sus lectores más fervientes.
Park Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
The life of a Warden at Colwick Country Park, Nottingham. Birds, bodies and much more besides.
My Patch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Patch watching is something you can turn to when you have had enough of long-distance chasing for birds. It is not a remedy but it is a very acceptable complimentary part of your birding life. Want to know all about it, then read 'My Patch' for some answers.