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A Child of the Sun

by Kai White

The courage of a dying woman who still seeks her own spiritual truths highlights her humanity. Based on the writer Katherine Mansfield’s short but intense residence at the Prieuré at Avon, which taught an esoteric spiritual discipline... Read More

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Anadarko

by Kai White

Native American customs and intractable cultural divides clash in this detective story that has depth. In this installment of his Kiowa Country series, Tom Holm brings back Irish ex-cop J. D. Daughtery and Cherokee war veteran Hoolie... Read More

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Tales of the Master

by Kai White

Evocative, metaphorical prose delivers this story of a writer’s suicidal depression interrupted by a child and the haunting voice of ancient fables. In a single summer day in Sycamore, Iowa (pop. 897), Cole Seatstone, writer, father,... Read More

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From under the Snow

by Kai White

Caulfield-like cynicism and insight drive this boarding-school boy to embark on a hitchhiking adventure across 1961 America. “Although this story is inspired by actual events … this story is a lie that tells the truth,” David Beck,... Read More

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On the Edge

by Kai White

Refocusing attention on tropical rain forests, Martin’s exposé reveals the extent to which these forests are impacted by climate change. On the Edge: The State and Fate of the World’s Tropical Rainforests is the 34th report to the... Read More

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Protecting the Wild

by Kai White

This in-depth analysis of environmental conservation shows how seeking new responses to decreasing biodiversity can offer hope. Editors George Wuerthner, Eileen Crist, and Tom Butler deliver a powerful collection of environmental essays... Read More

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The Calling

by Kai White

Blanchard shares a legacy of technical and literary pioneers in alpine climbing in this extraordinarily well-written mountaineering memoir. The title page of The Calling: A Life Rocked by Mountains reads, “Patagonia publishes titles... Read More

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