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Product Description: Described as “a writer in the tradition of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and other self-educated seers” by the San Francisco Chronicle, David Rains Wallace turns his attention to one of the most distinctive corners of California: the San Francisco Bay Area...read more

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9781619025967 | Counterpoint, December 15, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Described as “a writer in the tradition of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and other self-educated seers” by the San Francisco Chronicle, David Rains Wallace turns his attention to one of the most distinctive corners of California: the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Product Description: Described as “a writer in the tradition of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and other self-educated seers” by the San Francisco Chronicle, David Rains Wallace turns his attention in this new book to another distinctive corner of California―its desert, the driest and hottest environment in North America...read more

Hardcover:

9780520256163 | Univ of California Pr, May 5, 2011, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Described as “a writer in the tradition of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and other self-educated seers” by the San Francisco Chronicle, David Rains Wallace turns his attention in this new book to another distinctive corner of California―its desert, the driest and hottest environment in North America.

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Product Description: Del Norte County is one of the most botanically diverse regions of California. In 1936, when Ruby Van Deventer, at the time an unschooled enthusiast, met California's lead field botanist, Professor Willis Linn Jepson, he was enthusiastic...read more
By Rick Bennett (editor), Susan Calla (editor) and David Rains Wallace (contributor)

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9781597141161 | Heyday Books, December 1, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Del Norte County is one of the most botanically diverse regions of California.

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Product Description: Neptune's Ark illuminates the dramatic saga of evolution spanning 500 million years of marine life along the magnificent Pacific coast of western North America. In an engaging narrative that artfully blends elements of science, history, folklore, and personal observation, renowned naturalist David Rains Wallace reveals a marvelous diversity of creatures, not only modern ones, but those from the far prehistoric past...read more
By Ken Kirkland (illustrator) and David Rains Wallace

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9780520243224 | 1 edition (Univ of California Pr, May 7, 2007), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Spanning five hundred million years of evolution, a study of marine life along the Pacific coast of North America captures the remarkable diversity of creatures, past and present, that have made the habitat their home, from ancient giant sea cows and flightless toothed birds, to modern-day orcas and sea otters.

Paperback:

9780520258143 | Univ of California Pr, August 1, 2008, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Neptune's Ark illuminates the dramatic saga of evolution spanning 500 million years of marine life along the magnificent Pacific coast of western North America.

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'When the Panama land bridge between North and South America formed three million years ago, plants and animals surged back and forth in an evolutionary cross-fertilization creating one of the world's richest and most fascinating environments. This is the story of Central America's role as an evolutionary link between continents'--Provided by publisher.

Hardcover:

9780871565860 | Sierra Club Books, October 1, 1997, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Looks at the impact of the land bridge between North and South America on animal evolution, and describes the species found in Central America today

Paperback:

9781595340405 | Trinity Univ Pr, September 28, 2007, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: 'When the Panama land bridge between North and South America formed three million years ago, plants and animals surged back and forth in an evolutionary cross-fertilization creating one of the world's richest and most fascinating environments.
9781578050185 | Sierra Club Books, February 1, 1999, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Looks at the impact of the land bridge between North and South America on animal evolution, and describes the species found in Central America today

In this account of early mammals and their evolution, a naturalist presents fossil discoveries such as towering mammoths, tiny horses, and whales with legs, among other exotic extinct species, providing a perspective on the grandeur of evolution.

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9780520237315 | Univ of California Pr, May 30, 2004, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In this account of early mammals and their evolution, a naturalist presents fossil discoveries such as towering mammoths, tiny horses, and whales with legs, among other exotic extinct species, providing a perspective on the grandeur of evolution.

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9780520246843 | Univ of California Pr, August 31, 2005, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Mammals first evolved at about the same time as dinosaurs, and their story is perhaps the more fascinating of the two--in part because it is also our own story.
9780078821011, titled "C: The Complete Reference" | 3rd edition (McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, March 1, 1995), cover price $34.95 | also contains C: The Complete Reference | About this edition: Why mess around with any other C programming reference book when this is the only book you'll ever need?

Prebinding:

9781439566978 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 20, 2008), cover price $26.95

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Product Description: Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing, the Commonwealth Club Silver Medal for Literature 1984, and named one of the twentieth century's best nonfiction books by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Klamath Knot, originally published by Sierra Club Books in 1983, is a personal vision of wilderness in the Klamath Mountains of northwest California and southwest Oregon, seen through the lens of "evolutionary mythology...read more
By David Rains Wallace and Karin Wikstrom (illustrator)

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9780520236592 | 20 anv edition (Univ of California Pr, April 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing, the Commonwealth Club Silver Medal for Literature 1984, and named one of the twentieth century's best nonfiction books by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Klamath Knot, originally published by Sierra Club Books in 1983, is a personal vision of wilderness in the Klamath Mountains of northwest California and southwest Oregon, seen through the lens of "evolutionary mythology.

Product Description: This beautiful, illustrated publication provides a brief history of the longest recorded cave system in the world, with more than 360 miles explored and mapped.

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9780912627724 | Natl Park Service, February 1, 2003, cover price $22.01 | About this edition: This beautiful, illustrated publication provides a brief history of the longest recorded cave system in the world, with more than 360 miles explored and mapped.

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A fascinating introduction to the growing trend in ecotourism provides a close-up look at some of North America's greatest natural wonders, along with advice on wilderness travel, camping and backpacking, nature actiivities, things to see and do, and more. Original. (view table of contents)

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9780737000979 | Time Life Education, May 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A guide to outdoor exploration and recreation activities in North America offers information on the plants and animals that inhabit each place and advice on equipment, clothing, and safety.

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Product Description: Yellowstone: A Natural and Human History, Yellowstone National Park, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming    This colorful and profusely illustrated official Handbook from the National Park Service explores the exciting home of steaming geysers, hot springs, grizzly bears, wolves, elk, buffalo, big horn sheep, moose and other wildlife...read more

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9780912627694 | Natl Park Service, May 1, 2001, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: Yellowstone: A Natural and Human History, Yellowstone National Park, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming    This colorful and profusely illustrated official Handbook from the National Park Service explores the exciting home of steaming geysers, hot springs, grizzly bears, wolves, elk, buffalo, big horn sheep, moose and other wildlife.

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The colorful and tragic history of the two scientists who fought a blood feud in the American West over the discovery of the first dinosaur bones reveals evidence that their conflict a century ago still resonates in the region. Reprint. 10,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780395850893 | Houghton Mifflin, October 12, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Covers the history of two scientists who fought a blood feud in the American West over the discovery of the first dinosaur bones

Paperback:

9780618082407 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, December 14, 2000), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: The colorful and tragic history of the two scientists who fought a blood feud in the American West over the discovery of the first dinosaur bones reveals evidence that their conflict a century ago still resonates in the region.

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A guide to outdoor exploration and recreation activities in North America offers information on the plants and animals that inhabit each place and advice on equipment, clothing, and safety (view table of contents)
By Dwight Holing (editor), Susanne Methvin and David Rains Wallace (contributor)

Hardcover:

9780783547534 | Time Life Education, October 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A guide to outdoor exploration and recreation activities in North America offers information on the plants and animals that inhabit each place and advice on equipment, clothing, and safety

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A handbook for amateur naturalists describes what to look for on nature walks and discusses the different environments found in North America

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9780783547541 | Time Life Education, October 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A handbook for amateur naturalists describes what to look for on nature walks and discusses the different environments found in North America

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George Kilgore, manager of a nature preserve near Monterrey, California, finds himself embroiled with the mysterious disappearance of condors, espionage, and a five-foot-tall red parrot fluent in a dozen human languages

Hardcover:

9780871566300 | Sierra Club Books, June 1, 1991, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: George Kilgore, manager of a nature preserve near Monterrey, California, finds himself embroiled with the mysterious disappearance of condors, espionage, and a five-foot-tall red parrot fluent in a dozen human languages

Linking natural history with the imagination in the tradition of Peter Mathiessen and Stephen Jay Gould, the award-winning author investigates the relationship between the human mind and the natural world through an exploration of Bulow Hammock, a subtropical woodland in Florida.

Hardcover:

9780871566768 | Sierra Club Books, April 1, 1989, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Linking natural history with the imagination in the tradition of Peter Mathiessen and Stephen Jay Gould, the award-winning author investigates the relationship between the human mind and the natural world through an exploration of Bulow Hammock, a subtropical woodland in Florida.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780944993286 | Abridged edition (Audio Literature, April 1, 1991), cover price $15.95

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Essays discuss gardens, garden pests, puddles, pelicans, the Okefenokee, conservation, beavers, starlings, and ravens

Hardcover:

9780814204238, titled "The Untamed Garden and Other Personal Essays" | Ohio State Univ Pr, October 1, 1986, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: According to David Rains Wallace, wilderness is not a quality found only in back-country wilderness areas; it is all around us, "a funamental condition of the biosphere.

Paperback:

9780020298915 | Reprint edition (Collier Books, October 1, 1988), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Essays discuss gardens, garden pests, puddles, pelicans, the Okefenokee, conservation, beavers, starlings, and ravens

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Examines the geography and geology of North American deserts and descrbies the lives of desert wildlife

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9780151265909 | Harcourt, October 1, 1987, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Examines the geography and geology of North American deserts and descrbies the lives of desert wildlife

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Product Description: Life in the Balance: A Companion to the Audubon Television Specials

Hardcover:

9780151515615 | Mti edition (Harcourt, September 1, 1987), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Life in the Balance: A Companion to the Audubon Television Specials

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When ex-forest ranger George Clark uncovers the murdered body of a naturalist friend in California's Klamath Mountains and understands his friend's startling discovery, he is drawn into the orbit of a millionaire who made his fortune trading in endangered species

Paperback:

9780871567109 | Sierra Club Books, March 1, 1987, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: When ex-forest ranger George Clark uncovers the murdered body of a naturalist friend in California's Klamath Mountains and understands his friend's startling discovery, he is drawn into the orbit of a millionaire who made his fortune trading in endangered species

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A writer and a photographer celebrate California's diverse and dramatic landscapes

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9780517630242 | Outlet, February 1, 1987, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: A writer and a photographer celebrate California's diverse and dramatic landscapes

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Product Description: Poetry. Nature. Rare out of print.

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9780814204092 | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, February 1, 1986), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Poetry.

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When ex-forest ranger George Clark uncovers the murdered body of a naturalist friend in California's Klamath Mountains and understands his friend's startling discovery, he is drawn into the orbit of a millionaire who made his fortune trading in endangered species

Hardcover:

9780871568199 | Sierra Club Books, March 1, 1985, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When ex-forest ranger George Clark uncovers the murdered body of a naturalist friend in California's Klamath Mountains and understands his friend's startling discovery, he is drawn into the orbit of a millionaire who made his fortune trading in endangered species

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Explores the mysteries of the Klamath Mountain region of northwestern California and southwestern Oregon

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9780871568175 | Sierra Club Books, February 1, 1984, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Explores the mysteries of the Klamath Mountain region of northwestern California and southwestern Oregon

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