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Wild Horses of the Atlantic Coast An Intimate Portrait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Beauty. Grace. Power. We watch wild horses to learn their secrets, to understand how they live, and to enjoy their beauty and freedom. Wild horses have roamed free on barrier islands along the Atlantic coast for hundreds of years. Follow them deep into their island habitat and learn the most private details of their lives in this photo essay of their secret world.
The Chincoteague Ponies of Assateague Island, VA
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Chincoteague, a small island community on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, historically made its living from the sea. It has long been world-famous for its oysters. In 1947, Marguerite Henry's book Misty of Chincoteague brought the tradition of island pony penning to the attention of children all over the world. Learn about the famous herd of ponies and the history and culture of Chincoteague island
The Wild Horse Dilemma: Conflicts and Controversies of the Atlantic Coast Herds
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 227,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
A vivid portrait of threatened wild horses and the changing islands that are their home. Explores the complexities of these controversial herds: history and genetics, management conflicts, what these horses signify and what they tell us about ourselves. Clear, engaging prose and more than 250 photographs. Meticulously referenced. Award Winning!
The Hoofprints Guide to the Wild Horses of Assateague
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
For centuries, horses have roamed Assateague, the narrow, ever-changing barrier island shared by Maryland and Virginia. The national seashore and state park established there in the 1960s saved them from a flood of resort development, but introduced controversy, conflict, and 2 million visitors a year. Can a herd that has endured tempest and hardship survive mass popularity or modern management?
Murder, Wetlands and an Endangered Species
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is a story about a prime waterfront farm on Chincoteague Bay on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It has the northern most brown pelican rookery in the United States. Developers, politicians and environmentalists are waging a war for possession.
Assateague Rum Runners
Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fiction story of rum and scotch being unloaded to Assateague Island during prohibition. The schooner anchored offshore and the whiskey was brought to shore by small boats. A storm approached and the ocean becomes nasty. Also love in the Valley of Kings plus a soldier waits as a scimitar is being sharpened.
A Bark On The Beach-Middle Atlantic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
If you have ever wanted to let your dog loose in the waves you know the frustration that can come with trying to take the dog to the beach. Too often dog owners stopping at a sandy stretch of beach are met with signs that make hearts - human and canine alike - droop: NO DOGS ON BEACH. Included are regulations for dogs on beaches from New York to Maryland so you can find a tail-friendly beach.