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Lewis and Clark among the Grizzlies

By Paul Schullery
  • ISBN Code: : 0762769386
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 938
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : lewis-and-clark-among-the-grizzlies.pdf

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Lewis and Clark's expedition was full of adventures, but few were as exhilarating as their moments with grizzly bears. The author has combed the journals to provide readers with Lewis and Clark's own words on the Ursus horribles and offers new insight into the role of the grizzly bear in this tale of Western exploration and discovery.

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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Book Code : 0520954416
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 976
  • Pdf File: after-the-grizzly.pdf

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Thoroughly researched and finely crafted, After the Grizzly traces the history of endangered species and habitat in California, from the time of the Gold Rush to the present. Peter S. Alagona shows how scientists and conservationists came to view the fates of endangered species as inextricable from ecological conditions and human activities in the places where those species lived. Focusing on the stories of four high-profile endangered species—the California condor, desert tortoise, Delta smelt, and San Joaquin kit fox—Alagona offers an absorbing account of how Americans developed a political system capable of producing and sustaining debates in which imperiled species serve as proxies for broader conflicts about the politics of place. The challenge for conservationists in the twenty-first century, this book claims, will be to redefine habitat conservation beyond protected wildlands to build more diverse and sustainable landscapes.

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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1491733829
  • Total of Pages : 166
  • Category : Social Science
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  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Book Code : 1617877832
  • Total of Pages : 48
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
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  • Pdf File: memphis-grizzlies.pdf

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  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Book Code : 0803278543
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : History
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  • Pdf File: grizzly-west.pdf

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Environmentalists and the timber industry do not often collaborate, but in the years immediately following gray wolf reintroduction in the interior American West, a plan to reintroduce grizzly bears to the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness of Idaho and Montana brought these odd bedfellows together. The partnership won praise from diverse interests across the country and in 2000 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved a plan for reintroduction. When the Bush Administration took office, however, it promptly shelved the project. In Grizzly West Michael J. Dax explores the political, cultural, and social forces at work in the West and around the country that gave rise to this innovative plan but also contributed to its downfall. Observers at the time blamed the project's collapse on simple partisan politics, but Dax reveals how the American West's changing culture and economy over the second half of the twentieth century dramatically affected this bold vision. He examines the growth of the New West's political potency, while at the same time revealing the ways in which the Old West still holds a significant grip over the region's politics. Grizzly West explores the great divide between the Old and the New West, one that has lasting consequences for the modern West and for our country's relationship with its wildlife.

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101097701
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Nature
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  • Pdf File: the-grizzly-maze.pdf

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With a new introduction on Werner Herzog’s film entitled The Grizzly Man Timothy Treadwell, self-styled “bear whisperer” dared to live among the grizzlies, seeking to overturn the perception of them as dangerously aggressive animals. When he and his girlfriend were mauled, it created a media sensation. In The Grizzly Maze, Nick Jans, a seasoned outdoor writer with a quarter century of experience writing about Alaska and bears, traces Treadwell’s rise from unknown waiter in California to celebrity, providing a moving portrait of the man whose controversial ideas and behavior earned him the scorn of hunters, the adoration of animal lovers and the skepticism of naturalists. “Intensely imagistic, artfully controlled prose . . . behind the building tension of Treadwell’s path to oblivion, a stunning landscape looms.”—Newsday

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By Montague Stevens
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Book Code : 1839740167
  • Total of Pages : 248
  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 837
  • Pdf File: meet-mr-grizzly.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Book Code : 0295747943
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 198
  • Pdf File: the-grizzly-in-the-driveway.pdf

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Book Code : 076276211X
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : History
  • Members : 119
  • Pdf File: cowboys-mountain-men-and-grizzly-bears.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Publisher : Gallopade International
  • Book Code : 0635111950
  • Total of Pages : 158
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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  • Pdf File: the-mystery-at-grizzly-graveyard.pdf

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  • Publisher : Triumph Books
  • Book Code : 1641256915
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 827
  • Pdf File: cover-story.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A nostalgic romp through modern NBA history as documented by basketball's most iconic and innovative magazine covers. Every magazine cover is the result of a series of intentional decisions. Cover Story shares the behind-the-scenes stories of these deliberate choices, which led to the most iconic basketball-related magazine covers during a period from 1984 to 2003. Through 100-plus interviews conducted with writers, editors, publishers, photographers, creative directors, and the players themselves, the book explores Michael Jordan's relationship with Sports Illustrated, Shaquille O'Neal and the hip-hop generation's impact on newsstands, the birth of SLAM and the inside stories of their most iconic covers, how the 1996 USA women's basketball team inspired a new era of women's sports magazines, the competition among publishers to put high school phenom LeBron James on the magazine cover first, and much more. Offering an immersive look at some of the most impactful moments in a golden era for modern basketball, this engaging read will appeal to basketball fans, pop culture enthusiasts, and those who want to take a deep dive into understanding how the individual components of a classic magazine cover come together. Features four full-color inserts showcasing a collection of notable magazine covers!

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  • Publisher : Classic Sports Journal
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 245
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Members : 758
  • Pdf File: history-of-the-chicago-bulls-1966-2022.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In 1984, the Bulls were entering their 19th year as a franchise when they signed Michael Jeffrey Jordan to a contract. Lest anyone forget, the pre-Jordan Bulls sported some very good teams that included some very good players like Guy Rodgers, Bob Love, Chet Walker, Tom Boerwinkle, Jerry Sloan, Norm Van Lier, and Artis Gilmore. Their play brought winning seasons, plenty of loud excitement and hope at the Stadium, but alas none of the teams reached the Finals. By the time His Airness took the floor, the Bulls hadn't seen the playoffs in 3 years and the 1983-84 version lost twice as many games as they won. Jordan brought the team respect, but it took a total of 6 seasons, a coaching change, and a shrewd GM to make great draft choices and add role players for the club to hoist the hardware and raise the Bulls' first championship banner. This was the first of 6 (two three-peats). The heroes were many: Scottie Pippen, Horace Grant, John Paxson, Bill Cartwright, Steve Kerr, Dennis Rodman, Ron Harper, and Toni Kukoc. And Jordan? The 5X NBA MVP was voted Finals MVP all 6 times. The tough times that followed included more coaching changes. But there were also some personal successes: two Bulls won Rookie of the Year honors (the second of the two was voted league MVP), another won a 6th Man Award (his rookie season), a fan-favorite from Duke made the 2011-12 All-Defense team, and a 7-foot center from Florida won the 2012-13 NBA Player of the Year. Yes, there were good times as well (think Bench Mob!). The current 2021-2022 Bulls, led by coach Billy Donovan, entered the playoffs with the addition of All NBA (2nd Team) forward DeMar DeRozan, Olympian Zach LeVine, center Nikola Vucevic, 3rd year guard Coby White, and rookie guard Ayu Dosunmu. This was truly DeRozan's year - tying NBA record first set by Larry Bird (1985) and breaking another set by Wilt Chamberlain in the 1960s. What's included? Year-by year Standings, Club news, draft choices, player trades, dozens of season games and all post-season summaries. For more context: there's League news, noteworthy league games, stat leaders, year-end award winners, and Finals outcomes.

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By Brian Aldridge
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Classic Sports Journal
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 180
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Members : 991
  • Pdf File: history-of-the-chicago-bulls-1984-2022.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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By Judy Hilgemann
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  • Publisher : Harbour Publishing
  • Book Code : 155017908X
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 428
  • Pdf File: the-great-grizzlies-go-home.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Two curious young grizzly bears go on A very long swim, far from their usual home in the Great Bear Rainforest. They crunch tart red cranberries in the bog then dig for crabs on the beach. They wander through backyards and feast on plums. Then they sniff something even more delicious—mmm, barbecued salmon. But a village full of people is no place for grizzly bears, no matter how sweet the plums or how tasty that salmon smells. Time for a helicopter ride home! The Great Grizzlies Go Home tells the story of the bears’ adventurous journey, ending in their safe relocation back to the mainland. Featuring detailed watercolour paintings, engaging text and a concluding section with bear safety tips, the book will capture the imagination of readers young and old.

Ghost Grizzlies

By David Petersen
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  • Publisher : Booktango
  • Book Code : 1468946498
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 403
  • Pdf File: ghost-grizzlies.pdf

Book Short Summary:

By 1952 it was thought the grizzly bear had been wiped out in Colorado, pushed to oblivion by predator-phobic sheep ranchers and government trappers. Even so, through the mid-1900s, ghostly stories of grizzly sightings continued to haunt remote corners of the dark-timbered San Juan Mountains in the southern-most part of the state. Then, one spooky September evening in 1979, a flesh-and-blood Grizzly sow was surprised on its daybed in the South San Juans by a bowhunter ... and the rest, as they say, is history. Or is it? As author and veteran outdoorsman David Petersen takes us along on his quest for evidence of "the next 'last' Colorado grizzly," we find ourselves enjoying a masterful mystery unfolding, character by adventure, page by riveting page. Although Ghost Grizzlies is set in Colorado, it stands as a timeless metaphor for every wild place and creature that finds itself under the gun of human encroachment still today. This revised third edition has a new cover, 12 new pages of photos, and updates.

Wild Awakening

By Greg J. Matthews,James Lund
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1501194550
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
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  • Pdf File: wild-awakening.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this “powerful story about the healing every man needs” (John Eldredge, New York Times bestselling author), a near-fatal attack by an enraged grizzly bear leads to an unexpected encounter with God for alpha male Greg Matthews. Greg Matthews was the ultimate poster-boy for masculinity. Avid hunter and outdoorsman, Air Force and civilian firefighter, EMT, rescue helicopter pilot, fugitive recovery agent, Ground Zero volunteer and more, Greg had spent his whole life striving to serve others but for all the wrong reasons. After his parents’ divorce when he was young, Greg believed deep down that the only way he could be loved and valued—by his father, by his family, and by God—was if he earned it through daring, high-stakes, high-risk—what society commonly refers to as “manly”—achievements. But everything changed when an idyllic hunting trip through the backwoods of Alaska turned into a harrowing fight for his life. Greg was attacked by a grizzly bear—but the gruesome, nearly fatal conflict offered an unexpected encounter with God. Greg’s eyes, and more importantly, his heart, were finally opened to the lie that he’d internalized as a child: that his dangerously high-risk achievements were the sole signifiers of his worth. The road to recovery was long and painful, but it forced Greg to come face-to-face with the long-held view of manhood he had absorbed as his own identity. The relentless grizzly uncovered something in Greg’s heart: that he was being pursued by an equally persistent God, who loved him unconditionally. A gripping tale of survival and a rebuttal to outdated notions about masculinity, Wild Awakening “will help you lead a life of greater purpose” (John O’Leary, author of On Fire).

Grizzlies, Gales and Giant Salmon

By Pat Ardley
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  • Publisher : Harbour Publishing
  • Book Code : 1550178326
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  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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  • Pdf File: grizzlies-gales-and-giant-salmon.pdf

Book Short Summary:

At age nineteen, Pat Ardley packed up her belongings and left Winnipeg for Vancouver, looking for adventure. Little did she know that she’d spend the next forty years in the wilderness, thirty of which would be spent with a man known as George “Hurricane” Ardley. Pat met George soon after arriving in Vancouver, and not long after that the two of them set out for Addenbroke Island to work as junior lighthouse keepers. The journey up to the little island in the Fitz Hugh Sound, 483 km north of Vancouver, took four rolling days by Coast Guard ship—and a huge leap in lifestyle. There, the couple fell in love with the wilderness lifestyle and each other. They learned to grow their own produce, keep chickens, can clams and salmon, build their own furniture, and in the evenings they read aloud to each other for entertainment. But, of course, it wasn’t always easy. Pat’s fear of the ocean made for a constant struggle in her marine environment, and being the partner of an adrenalin junky (he didn’t earn the nickname “Hurricane” for nothing!) sometimes made for a wild ride. Soon Pat and George were starting their own remote fishing lodge in Rivers Inlet, not so far from where the adventure began on Addenbroke Island. Financed by their wilderness odd jobs, the lodge came together slowly but surely through the couple’s hard work. George proudly added a nursery to the float lodge when their family grew, and they made sure the little ones knew not to step out the door without wearing a life jacket. Life was full of both challenges and rewards, and dealt plenty of disasters and close calls (including grizzly encounters) but the lodge business supported the family, and gained a steady clientele who were enticed back year after year by the warm welcome, beautiful setting and plentiful salmon, giant halibut and ling cod. After running the lodge together for twenty-seven years, George passed away from cancer. Despite all the advice she received to the contrary, Pat decided to run the business on her own with the assistance of her two children. Through resolve and strength in adversity, Pat outgrew the shadow of Hurricane Ardley and earned an intimidating nickname of her own: Don’t-Mess-with-Me Ardley. Reminiscent of British Columbia classics like Fishing with John, I Heard the Owl Call My Name and the evocative wilderness writings of Chris Czajkowski, this memoir is a touching tribute to coastal life.

Ecological Forest Management

By Jerry F. Franklin,K. Norman Johnson,Debora L. Johnson
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  • Publisher : Waveland Press
  • Book Code : 147863720X
  • Total of Pages : 646
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 800
  • Pdf File: ecological-forest-management.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Fundamental changes have occurred in all aspects of forestry over the last 50 years, including the underlying science, societal expectations of forests and their management, and the evolution of a globalized economy. This textbook is an effort to comprehensively integrate this new knowledge of forest ecosystems and human concerns and needs into a management philosophy that is applicable to the vast majority of global forest lands. Ecological forest management (EFM) is focused on policies and practices that maintain the integrity of forest ecosystems while achieving environmental, economic, and cultural goals of human societies. EFM uses natural ecological models as its basis contrasting it with modern production forestry, which is based on agronomic models and constrained by required return-on-investment. Sections of the book consider: 1) Basic concepts related to forest ecosystems and silviculture based on natural models; 2) Social and political foundations of forestry, including law, economics, and social acceptability; 3) Important current topics including wildfire, biological diversity, and climate change; and 4) Forest planning in an uncertain world from small privately-owned lands to large public ownerships. The book concludes with an overview of how EFM can contribute to resolving major 21st century issues in forestry, including sustaining forest dependent societies.

The Grizzly Hustle and Other Cases

By Seymour Simon
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : StarWalk Kids Media
  • Book Code : 163083226X
  • Total of Pages : 120
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 874
  • Pdf File: the-grizzly-hustle-and-other-cases.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Science loving Adam "Einstein" Anderson is back - and more contemporary than ever! Einstein and his best friend Paloma try to stump each other and foil the ever-scheming Stanley as they solve science mysteries. Not only have the characters, stories, dialog and devices been updated, every story now includes a fun science experiment for readers to try. Great stories and hands-on science!

Grizzly Years

By Doug Peacock
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Book Code : 9781429933476
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 508
  • Pdf File: grizzly-years.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For nearly twenty years, alone and unarmed, author Doug Peacock traversed the rugged mountains of Montana and Wyoming tracking the magnificent grizzly. His thrilling narrative takes us into the bear's habitat, where we observe directly this majestic animal's behavior, from hunting strategies, mating patterns, and denning habits to social hierarchy and methods of communication. As Peacock tracks the bears, his story turns into a thrilling narrative about the breaking down of suspicion between man and beast in the wild.

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By Carl Hiaasen
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  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0593301617
  • Total of Pages : 1632
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 681
  • Pdf File: carl-hiaasen-5-book-collection.pdf

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This collection features five of Carl Hiaasen's hilarious, award-winning classics! Take a trip to Carl Hiaasen's Florida--where the animals are wild and the people are wilder--with this collection that includes Hoot, Flush, Scat, Chomp, and Squirm. Hoot: Everybody loves Mother Paula's pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new kid and his feral friend prank the pancake people out of town? Or is the owls' fate cemented in pancake batter? Flush: The Coral Queen casino boat is treating the ocean like a toilet bowl, so Noah's dad decides to sink the darn thing. Problem is, there's no evidence of illegal dumping. Now Dad's in the clink, the boat's back in business, and only Noah can flush the truth out into the open. Scat: The most terrifying teacher in school is missing in the Everglades, and it's up to Nick and Marta to find her. But first they'll have to reckon with a junior arsonist, a wannabe Texas oilman, and a ticked-off Florida panther. It's all about to hit the fan, and when it does, these kids better scat. Chomp: When Wahoo Cray's dad--a professional animal wrangler--takes a job with a reality-TV survival show, Wahoo figures he'll have to do a bit of wrangling himself to keep his father from killing the show's inept and egotistical star. But the job keeps getting more complicated--and it isn't just the animals who are ready to chomp. Squirm: This summer, Billy will fly across the country, hike a mountain, float a river, dodge a grizzly bear, shoot down a spy drone, save a neighbor's cat, save an endangered panther, and then try to save his own father.

Night of the Grizzlies

By Jack Olsen
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  • Publisher : Crime Rant Books
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 264
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For more than half a century, grizzly bears roamed free in the national parks without causing a human fatality. Then in 1967, on a single August night, two campers were fatally mauled by enraged bears -- thus signaling the beginning of the end for America's greatest remaining land carnivore. Night of the Grizzlies, Olsen's brilliant account of another sad chapter in America's vanishing frontier, traces the causes of that tragic night: the rangers' careless disregard of established safety precautions and persistent warnings by seasoned campers that some of the bears were acting "funny"; the comforting belief that the great bears were not really dangerous -- would attack only when provoked. The popular sport that summer was to lure the bears with spotlights and leftover scraps -- in hopes of providing the tourists with a show, a close look at the great "teddy bears." Everyone came, some of the younger campers even making bold enough to sleep right in the path of the grizzlies' known route of arrival. This modern "bearbaiting" could have but one tragic result…

A Treacherous Trade

By Kerrigan Byrne
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  • Publisher : Oliver-Heber books
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 300
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Fiona Mahoney chases Jack the Ripper from the shadows of Whitechapel into the most infamous brothels of Victorian London’s thriving sex trade, where secrets are exchanged as currency, and the bodies of murdered women leave a lethal trail to follow… Standing in the ashes of her tragedy and laden with the secrets of the dead, Fiona seeks out the rough and relentless Inspector Grayson Croft to unburden her conscience. Before she can confess, Croft reveals the one thing that could dispel all thoughts of revelation. Prostitutes are again being murdered, and a name is being whispered over their suggestively staged corpses. The name of the man who brutally slaughtered her childhood best friend. The name against which Fiona would sell her very soul for vengeance. Jack the Ripper. Only the promise of justice could entice Fiona to do something as reckless and daring as infiltrating the ranks of elite courtesans who accept the threat of violence as a nightly norm. She quickly learns that sin and scandal are powerfully compelling motives for murder, and that the secrets of the dead are sometimes worth keeping… if only to avoid becoming the next victim. When the danger becomes too deadly to face alone, Fiona is forced to call upon old enemies and new friends including “the Hammer” a charismatic gangster, and “the Blade” an enigmatic assassin, and maybe even the Ripper, himself. Who better to help pursue a relentless evil than the devil you know?

100 Things You Don't Want to Miss at Disney California Adventure 2016

By John Glass
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  • Publisher : Alternative Travel Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Travel
  • Members : 729
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INCLUDES DISNEYLAND RESORT 60TH ANNIVERSARY DIAMOND CELEBRATION • FROZEN FUN! • GRIZZLY PEAK AIRFIELD • ATTRACTION UPDATES Get the inside track on the attractions, shows, activities, and foods you don't want to miss while visiting the park. This 2016 edition is completely updated for the new year with all new information, tips, and more. This is not your ordinary travel guide. It gives you quick access to the information that only experienced travelers, long time fans, and park insiders know. In 160 pages the book explores all of the best things to do while visiting the park. Written for both first time visitors and experienced travelers, this book has something for everyone. • Maps for every land in the park to help you reach your destinations. • Amazing extra things to do at attractions that new guests tend to miss. • Restaurants, meals, and snacks that you must try before leaving the park. • Hidden activities that you will not want to miss. • Unique souvenirs that you will be glad to bring home. • Secrets and tips for seeing the most popular shows. • Unadvertised shows that you won’t want to miss. • All the details you need about the park’s seasonal activities and special events. • Limited time activities that you will want to know about. If you love the Disneyland Resort you may be interested in these other titles by Alternative Travel Press: • 100 Things You Don't Want to Miss at Disneyland • Halloween at the Disneyland Resort • Winter Holidays at the Disneyland Resort Get more travel information at the author's blogs: www.socalsecrets.com www.disneyparksclub.com

Thorhilde

By Ole-Bjorn Tobiassen
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1496972708
  • Total of Pages : 194
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 241
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This book is the first in this series of Norwegian migrations to the United States. This book will cover the first migration to America through Iceland and Greenland; the next one will cover the migration to America through Holland, England, and Normandy. Finally, the third book will cover the last migration to America, when half of the Norwegian population left for the new world.

The Trouble With Trading

By Kyla Steinkraus
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  • Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
  • Book Code : 1612367453
  • Total of Pages : 24
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 533
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The Trouble With Trading encourages young learners to build reading comprehension skills with grade-appropriate vocabulary, extension activities, and an engaging story. Featuring reading activities and a Comprehension & Extension section, this 24-page title introduces transitioning readers to teacher-focused concepts that will help them gain important reading comprehension and learning skills. The vibrant illustrations and engaging leveled text in the Little Birdie Books’ Leveled Readers work together to tell fun stories while supporting early readers. Featuring grade-appropriate vocabulary and activities, these books help children develop essential skills for reading proficiency.

Mating A Grizzly: League Of Gallize Shifters

By Dianna Love
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  • Publisher : Silver Hawk Press LLC
  • Book Code : 194065162X
  • Total of Pages : 350
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 668
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Mistake - this ISBN was for THE PERFECT TEN!!! DO NOT release to any book retailer as the Perfect Ten is no longer in existence.

At the Bridge

By Wendy Wickwire
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  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Book Code : 0774861541
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : History
  • Members : 107
  • Pdf File: at-the-bridge.pdf

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At the Bridge chronicles the little-known story of James Teit, a prolific ethnographer who, from 1884 to 1922, worked with and advocated for the Indigenous peoples of British Columbia and the northwestern United States. From his base at Spences Bridge, BC, Teit forged a participant-based anthropology that was far ahead of its time. Whereas his contemporaries, including famed anthropologist Franz Boas, studied Indigenous peoples as members of “dying cultures,” Teit worked with them as members of living cultures resisting colonial influence over their lives and lands. Whether recording stories, mapping place-names, or participating in the chiefs’ fight for fair treatment, he made their objectives his own. With his allies, he produced copious, meticulous records; an army of anthropologists could not have achieved a fraction of what he achieved in his short life. Wickwire’s beautifully crafted narrative accords Teit the status he deserves, consolidating his place as a leading and innovative anthropologist in his own right.

Written as I Remember It

By Elsie Paul
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  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Book Code : 0774827130
  • Total of Pages : 488
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 441
  • Pdf File: written-as-i-remember-it.pdf

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Long before vacationers discovered BC's Sunshine Coast, the Sliammon, a Coast Salish people, called the region home. In this remarkable book, Sliammon Elder Elsie Paul collaborates with a scholar, Paige Raibmon, and her granddaughter, Harmony Johnson, to tell her life story and the history of her people, in her own words and storytelling style. Raised by her grandparents who took her on their seasonal travels, Paul spent most of her childhood learning Sliammon ways, teachings, and stories and is one of the last surviving mother-tongue speakers of the Sliammon language. She shares this traditional knowledge with future generations in Written as I Remember It.

As Far as the Eye Could Reach

By Phyllis S. Morgan
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  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Book Code : 0806152990
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : History
  • Members : 363
  • Pdf File: as-far-as-the-eye-could-reach.pdf

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Travelers and traders taking the Santa Fe Trail’s routes from Missouri to New Mexico wrote vivid eyewitness accounts of the diverse and abundant wildlife encountered as they crossed arid plains, high desert, and rugged mountains. Most astonishing to these observers were the incredible numbers of animals, many they had not seen before—buffalo, antelope (pronghorn), prairie dogs, roadrunners, mustangs, grizzlies, and others. They also wrote about the domesticated animals they brought with them, including oxen, mules, horses, and dogs. Their letters, diaries, and memoirs open a window onto an animal world on the plains seen by few people other than the Plains Indians who had lived there for thousands of years. Phyllis S. Morgan has gleaned accounts from numerous primary sources and assembled them into a delightfully informative narrative. She has also explored the lives of the various species, and in this book tells about their behaviors and characteristics, the social relations within and between species, their relationships with humans, and their contributions to the environment and humankind. With skillful prose and a keen eye for a priceless tale, Morgan reanimates the story of life on the Santa Fe Trail’s well-worn routes, and its sometimes violent intersection with human life. She provides a stirring view of the land and of the animals visible “as far as the eye could reach,” as more than one memoirist described. She also champions the many contributions animals made to the Trail’s success and to the opening of the American West.

When the Shooting Starts

By William W. Johnstone,J.A. Johnstone
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  • Publisher : Pinnacle Books
  • Book Code : 0786048816
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 581
  • Pdf File: when-the-shooting-starts.pdf

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Johnstone Country. Where Legends Are Born. Before he became known as “The Last Mountain Man,” Smoke Jensen and his bride Sally were hardworking ranchers on the Colorado frontier. This is a story of the early years. When times were hard, tensions were high, and guns were the law. . . . WHEN THE SHOOTING STARTS For Smoke and Sally Jensen, the Sugarloaf Ranch is the American Dream come true. A glorious stretch of untamed land near the Colorado-Kansas border, it’s the perfect place to stake their claim, raise some cattle, and start a new family. But when a man claiming to be an army colonel arrives in Big Rock—with a well-armed militia—the Jensens’ dream becomes a living nightmare. This stranger calls himself Colonel Lamar Talbot. He’s come to warn them about a looming war with the Cheyenne Indians. And only he can save them from a bloody massacre—by launching a counterattack that’s even bloodier. . . . Smoke and Sally aren’t sure they trust him. They suspect the colonel and his men are nothing more than brutal vigilantes with a hidden agenda of their own. But the Cheyenne war parties are a very real threat. The tribe’s charismatic leader, Black Drum, is launching raids on local ranches, farms, and the railroads, too. Every day, the violence gets worse and the war moves closer—until it reaches the Sugarloaf Ranch. That’s when Smoke grabs his guns. That’s when the shooting starts—and the final battle begins. . . .

Hunting Bears

By Kathy Etling
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1626364788
  • Total of Pages : 191
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 953
  • Pdf File: hunting-bears.pdf

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For most hunters in North America, taking a bear is incidental to hunting deer. For others, however, challenging a big bruin on its own turf is the purpose of their hunt and may become an obsession. Whether it involves hunting the wary black bear in Maine over bait, chasing a clever black bear trying to avoid a pack of hounds in the Rocky Mountains, sneaking up with a bow on a huge grizzly, placing the crosshairs on a massive brown bear as it exits an ice-cold Alaskan stream, or enduring bitterly cold temperatures and inhospitable hunting conditions while hunting the hunter—the great white polar bear—bear hunting is an adventure only for those of strong heart and mind.In Hunting Bears, Etling covers all aspects of bear hunting and all species of bears to hunt—black, grizzly, brown, and polar. She omits no tactic, strategy, or bear behavior and includes interviews with many of the nation’s most successful bear hunters as well. Between the covers of this book is information that most bear hunters would take a lifetime to amass.If hunting any of the bears found in North America or the world is your dream, you'll want to add Hunting Bears to your outdoor library. It will provide you hours of first-rate reading and will inspire you to bag your trophy bruin.