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Bruce Barcott

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Bruce Barcott, author of The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier, is a contributing editor at Outside magazine. His feature articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, Sports Illustrated, Harper’s, Utne Reader, and other publications. He contributes reviews to The New York Times Book Review and the public radio show Living on Earth, and is a former Ted Scripps Fellow at the University of Colorado. He is the author of The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw. He lives in Seattle with his wife and their two children.

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The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw
One Woman's Fight to Save the World's Most Beautiful Bird
Written by Bruce Barcott


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

A Library Journal Best Book of 2008

Caring for orphaned animals at her own zoo in the tropical country of Belize, Sharon Matola became one of Central America’s greatest wildlife defenders. And when powerful outside forces conspired with the local government to build a dam that would flood the nesting ground of... Read more >
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The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw
One Woman's Fight to Save the World's Most Beautiful Bird
Written by Bruce Barcott


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $13.99

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