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Back Story Alaska

by Joseph S. Pete

"Back Story Alaska" is an entertaining love story about Alaska. Lance Brewer’s engaging memoir "Back Story Alaska" explores the state’s bush territory from the perspective of an unlikely tour guide—a “city boy and lawyer” who... Read More

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Path of the Puma

by Susan Waggoner

Pumas (also known as cougars, mountain lions, and ghost cats) are the least familiar of North and South America’s big cats. Seldom-seen loners, their numbers are growing even as other species diminish. In "Path of the Puma", biologist... Read More

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Out of the Woods

by Barry Silverstein

In "Out of the Woods", Julia Corbett writes about nature and the environment around her with a sense of wonder but also a kind of self-reflective melancholy. She recognizes, for example, that despite seeing and hearing the birds in her... Read More

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Arctic Solitaire

by Barry Silverstein

Across a three-year period, photographer Paul Souders took four unaccompanied boat trips to Canada’s Hudson Bay. His objective was to find “the polar bear of [his] dreams” and photograph the wild animal “living, hunting, and... Read More

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Learning to Die

by Barry Silverstein

This short book, comprised of a lecture by Robert Bringhurst and an essay by Jan Zwicky, addresses the finite limitations of humanity in a scholarly fashion. Bringhurst begins with an impassioned discussion of the meaning of the wild,... Read More

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