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Walden & Civil Disobedience
Walden & Civil Disobedience
Written by Henry David Thoreau
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171564
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Walden & Civil Disobedience

Written by Henry David Thoreau


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $10.00

Henry David Thoreau’s account of his adventure in self-reliance on the shores of a pond in Massachusetts—part social experiment, part spiritual quest—is an enduringly influential American classic.

In 1845, Thoreau began building a cabin at Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts. The inspiring and lyrical book that resulted is both a record of...

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Bootstrapper
Bootstrapper
Written by Mardi Jo Link
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743589
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Bootstrapper
From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
Written by Mardi Jo Link


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $15.00

When Mardi Jo Link finds herself a newly single mother after nineteen years of marriage, she makes a seemingly impossible resolution: to stay in her century old-farmhouse and continue raising her three boys on well-water, chopping wood, and dirt. Armed with an unflagging sense of humor and a relentless optimism that...

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Facing the Wave
Facing the Wave
Written by Gretel Ehrlich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307949271
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Facing the Wave
A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami
Written by Gretel Ehrlich


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $15.00

Kirkus Best Books of the Year • Kansas City Star Best Books of the Year

A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Gretel Ehrlich felt compelled to return to the earthquake-and-tsunami-devastated Tohoku coast to bear witness, listen to survivors, and experience their terror and exhilaration in...

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Into Great Silence
Into Great Silence
Written by Eva Saulitis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807014462
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Into Great Silence
A Memoir of Discovery and Loss among Vanishing Orcas
Written by Eva Saulitis


Format: Trade Paperback, 268 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $18.00

Science entwines with matters of the human heart as a whale researcher chronicles the lives of an endangered family of orcas
 
Ever since Eva Saulitis began her whale research in Alaska in the 1980s, she has been drawn deeply into the lives of a single extended family of endangered orcas... Read more >
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Facing the Wave
Facing the Wave
Written by Gretel Ehrlich, Read by Sumalee Montano
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193702
Our Price: $20.00

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Facing the Wave
A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami
Written by Gretel Ehrlich
Read by Sumalee Montano


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 15, 2013
Price: $20.00

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Kansas City Star Best Books of the Year (2013)**

A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Gretel Ehrlich felt compelled to return to the earthquake-and-tsunami-devastated Tohoku coast to bear witness, listen to survivors, and experience their terror and exhilaration...

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Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
On a Farther Shore
On a Farther Shore
Written by William Souder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307462213
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On a Farther Shore
The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, Author of Silent Spring
Written by William Souder


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $16.00

A New York Times Notable Book of 2012

Rachel Carson loved the ocean and wrote three books about its mysteries. But it was with her fourth book, Silent Spring, that this unassuming biologist transformed our relationship with the natural world. Silent Spring was a chilling indictment of DDT and other pesticides that...

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Bootstrapper
Bootstrapper
Written by Mardi Jo Link
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307596918
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Bootstrapper
From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
Written by Mardi Jo Link


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $24.95

Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most. 

It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. She and her husband...

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Bootstrapper
Bootstrapper
Written by Mardi Jo Link
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349673
Our Price: $11.99
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Bootstrapper
From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
Written by Mardi Jo Link


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most. 

It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. She and her husband...

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Bootstrapper
Bootstrapper
Written by Mardi Jo Link, Read by Karen White
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804120715
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Bootstrapper
From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
Written by Mardi Jo Link
Read by Karen White


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $35.00

Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most. 

It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. She and her husband...

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Bootstrapper
Bootstrapper
Written by Mardi Jo Link, Read by Karen White
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804120722
Our Price: $17.50

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Bootstrapper
From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
Written by Mardi Jo Link
Read by Karen White


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $17.50

Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most. 

It’s the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link’s dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. She and her husband...

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Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Save the Humans
Save the Humans
Written by Rob Stewart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307360083
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Save the Humans

Written by Rob Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $19.00

An impassioned and inspiring story from the creator of the award-winning documentary Sharkwater.

Beginning with a childhood spent catching poisonous snakes and chasing after alligators, Rob Stewart, the award-winning documentary filmmaker behind Sharkwater, charts his development into one of the world's leading environmental activists. Risking arrest and mafia reprisal in Costa...

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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553806533
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $28.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345538611
Our Price: $14.99
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.99

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin, Read by Dan Woren
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385360319
Our Price: $25.00

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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $25.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
There Is a Garden in the Mind
A Memoir of Alan Chadwick and the Organic Movement in California
Written by Paul A. Lee


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

There Is a Garden in the Mind presents an engaging look at the work and life of pioneering organic gardener Alan Chadwick and his profound influence on the organic farming movement. In this wide-ranging and philosophical memoir, author Paul Lee recounts his first serendipitous meeting with Chadwick in Santa Cruz, California... Read more >
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There Is a Garden in the Mind
There Is a Garden in the Mind
Written by Paul A. Lee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583945599
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There Is a Garden in the Mind
A Memoir of Alan Chadwick and the Organic Movement in California
Written by Paul A. Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $19.95

There Is a Garden in the Mind presents an engaging look at the work and life of pioneering organic gardener Alan Chadwick and his profound influence on the organic farming movement. In this wide-ranging and philosophical memoir, author Paul Lee recounts his first serendipitous meeting with Chadwick in Santa Cruz, California... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Facing the Wave
Facing the Wave
Written by Gretel Ehrlich
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307907318
Our Price: $25.00
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Facing the Wave
A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami
Written by Gretel Ehrlich


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $25.00

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Kansas City Star Best Books of the Year (2013)**

A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Gretel Ehrlich felt compelled to return to the earthquake-and-tsunami-devastated Tohoku coast to bear witness, listen to survivors, and experience their terror and exhilaration...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
Facing the Wave
Facing the Wave
Written by Gretel Ehrlich
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907325
Our Price: $11.99
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Facing the Wave
A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami
Written by Gretel Ehrlich


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Kansas City Star Best Books of the Year (2013)**

A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Gretel Ehrlich felt compelled to return to the earthquake-and-tsunami-devastated Tohoku coast to bear witness, listen to survivors, and experience their terror and exhilaration...

Read more >
Into Great Silence
Into Great Silence
Written by Eva Saulitis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807014356
Our Price: $26.95
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Into Great Silence
A Memoir of Discovery and Loss among Vanishing Orcas
Written by Eva Saulitis


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $26.95

Science entwines with matters of the human heart as a whale researcher chronicles the lives of an endangered family of orcas
 
Ever since Eva Saulitis began her whale research in Alaska in the 1980s, she has been drawn deeply into the lives of a single extended family of endangered orcas... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Into Great Silence
A Memoir of Discovery and Loss among Vanishing Orcas
Written by Eva Saulitis


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $26.95

Science entwines with matters of the human heart as a whale researcher chronicles the lives of an endangered family of orcas
 
Ever since Eva Saulitis began her whale research in Alaska in the 1980s, she has been drawn deeply into the lives of a single extended family of endangered orcas... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Rare Birds
Rare Birds
Written by Elizabeth Gehrman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807010761
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Rare Birds
The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
Written by Elizabeth Gehrman


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $26.95

The inspiring story of David Wingate, a living legend among birders, who brought the Bermuda petrel back from presumed extinction
 
Rare Birds is a tale of obsession, of hope, of fighting for redemption against incredible odds. It is the story of how Bermuda’s David Wingate changed the world—or at least a little... Read more >
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Rare Birds
The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
Written by Elizabeth Gehrman


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $26.95

The inspiring story of David Wingate, a living legend among birders, who brought the Bermuda petrel back from presumed extinction
 
Rare Birds is a tale of obsession, of hope, of fighting for redemption against incredible odds. It is the story of how Bermuda’s David Wingate changed the world—or at least a little... Read more >
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Taking on Water
Taking on Water
Written by Wendy J. Pabich
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570618314
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Taking on Water
How One Water Expert Challenged Her Inner Hypocrite, Reduced Her Water Footprint (Without Sacrificing a Toasty Shower), and Found Nirvana
Written by Wendy J. Pabich


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $21.95

When Wendy Pabich received a monthly water bill for 30,000 gallons (for a household of two people and one dog), she was chagrined. After all, she is an expert on sustainable water use. So she set out to make a change. Taking on Water is the story of the author's personal... Read more >
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Taking on Water
How One Water Expert Challenged Her Inner Hypocrite, Reduced Her Water Footprint (Without Sacrificing a Toasty Shower), and Found Nirvana
Written by Wendy J. Pabich


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $21.95

When Wendy Pabich received a monthly water bill for 30,000 gallons (for a household of two people and one dog), she was chagrined. After all, she is an expert on sustainable water use. So she set out to make a change. Taking on Water is the story of the author's personal... Read more >
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On a Farther Shore
On a Farther Shore
Written by William Souder
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307462206
Our Price: $30.00
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On a Farther Shore
The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, Author of Silent Spring
Written by William Souder


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $30.00

Published on the fiftieth anniversary of her seminal book, Silent Spring, here is an indelible new portrait of Rachel Carson, founder of the environmental movement

She loved the ocean and wrote three books about its mysteries, including the international bestseller The Sea Around Us. But it was with her fourth book, Silent...

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