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Hell or High Water
Surviving Tibet's Tsango River
Written by Peter Heller


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $9.99

From the bestselling author of The Dog Stars, the true story of an elite kayaking team's heroic conquest of the world’s last great adventure prize: Tibet's Tsangpo River.

The Tsangpo Gorge in southeastern Tibet has lured explorers and adventurers since its discovery. Sacred to the Buddhists, the inspiration for Shangri... Read more >
Recovering a Lost River
Recovering a Lost River
Written by Steven Hawley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807004739
Our Price: $18.00
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Recovering a Lost River
Removing Dams, Rewilding Salmon, Revitalizing Communities
Written by Steven Hawley


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $18.00

In the Pacific Northwest, the Snake River and its wilderness tributaries were—as recently as a half century ago—some of the world’s greatest salmon rivers. Now, due to four federal dams, the salmon population has dropped close to extinction. Steven Hawley, journalist and self-proclaimed “river rat,” argues that the best hope for...

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River Teeth
River Teeth
Written by David James Duncan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440336518
Our Price: $11.99
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River Teeth
Stories and Writings
Written by David James Duncan


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

In his passionate, luminous novels, David James Duncan has won the devotion of countless critics and readers, earning comparisons to Harper Lee, Tom Robbins, and J.D. Salinger, to name just a few. Now Duncan distills his remarkable powers of observation into this unique collection of short stories and essays.

At the... Read more >
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Recovering a Lost River
Removing Dams, Rewilding Salmon, Revitalizing Communities
Written by Steven Hawley


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $26.95

A powerful argument for why dam removal makes good scientific, economic, and environmental sense—and requires our urgent attention

The Snake River, flowing through the Northwest, was once one of the world's greatest salmon rivers. As recently as a hundred years ago, it retained some of its historic bounty with seven million fish... Read more >
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Goodbye to a River
Goodbye to a River
Written by John Graves
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773357
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Goodbye to a River
A Narrative
Written by John Graves


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

In the 1950s, a series of dams was proposed along the Brazos River in north-central Texas. For John Graves, this project meant that if the stream’s regimen was thus changed, the beautiful and sometimes brutal surrounding countryside would also change, as would the lives of the people whose rugged ancestors had... Read more >
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When the Rivers Run Dry
When the Rivers Run Dry
Written by Fred Pearce
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807085738
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When the Rivers Run Dry
Water--The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2007
Price: $16.00

In this groundbreaking book, veteran science correspondent Fred Pearce travels to more than thirty countries to examine the current state of crucial water sources. Deftly weaving together the complicated scientific, economic, and historic dimensions of the world water crisis, he provides our most complete portrait yet of this growing danger and... Read more >
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Confluence
Confluence
Written by Nathaniel Tripp, Foreword by Howard Dean
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781586421069
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Confluence
A River, the Environment, Politics and the Fate of All Humanity
Written by Nathaniel Tripp
Foreword by Howard Dean


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: April 18, 2006
Price: $12.95

This book is a true confluence of art and science, politics and pragmatism, ideas and plans for action. It highlights the ways in which rivers connect us all to one another. While our society has made great progress in terms of local environmental improvement, such as cleaner water, we’re still dodging... Read more >
When the Rivers Run Dry
Water--The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 9, 2006
Price: $16.00

In this groundbreaking book, veteran science correspondent Fred Pearce travels to more than thirty countries to examine the current state of crucial water sources. Deftly weaving together the complicated scientific, economic, and historic dimensions of the world water crisis, he provides our most complete portrait yet of this growing danger and... Read more >
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