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Why We Run: A Natural History
by Bernd Heinrich
In Why We Run, biologist, award-winning nature writer, and ultramarathoner Bernd Heinrich explores a new perspective on human evolution by examining the phenomenon of ultraendurance and makes surprising discoveries about the physical, spiritual -- and primal -- drive to win. At once lyrical and scientific, Why We Run shows...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds
by Bernd Heinrich
Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies their daily routines, and in the process, paints a vivid picture of the ravens' world....
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
Summer World: A Season of Bounty
by Bernd Heinrich
“Bernd Heinrich is one of our greatest living naturalists in the tradition of Gerald Durrell….A national treasure.” — Los Angeles Times   Summer World is an intimate, accessible, and eloquent illumination of animal survival in the Summer months from Bernd Heinrich, bestselling author of Winter World...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
A Year In The Maine Woods
by Bernd Heinrich
Escapist fantasies usually involve the open road, but Bernd Heinrich’s dream was to focus on the riches of one small place—a few green acres along Alder Brook just east of the Presidential Mountains. The year begins as he settles into a cabin with no running water and no electricity, built of hand-cut logs he dragged out of the woods...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events; All Sports & Outdoors
The Snoring Bird: My Family's Journey Through a Century of Biology
by Bernd Heinrich
Although Gerd Heinrich, a devoted naturalist, specialized in wasps, Bernd Heinrich tried to distance himself from his "old-fashioned" father, becoming a hybrid: a modern, experimental biologist with a naturalist's sensibilities. In this extraordinary memoir, the award-winning author shares the ways in which his relationship with his...
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The Trees in My Forest
by Bernd Heinrich
Ina book destined to become a classic, biologist and acclaimed nature writer Bernd Heinrich takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the hidden life of a forest.
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Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival
by Bernd Heinrich
From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who must alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, animals are adaptable to an amazing range of...
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The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration
by Bernd Heinrich
“A noted naturalist explores the centrality of home in the lives of humans and other animals . . . A special treat for readers of natural history.” — Kirkus Reviews   Every year, many species make the journey from one place to another, following the same paths and ending up in the same places. Every year since boyhood, the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Ravens in Winter
by Bernd Heinrich
“One of the most interesting discoveries I’ve seen in animal sociobiology in years.” —E.O. WilsonWhy do ravens, generally understood to be solitary creatures, share food between each other during winter? On the surface, there didn’t appear to be any biological or evolutionary imperative behind the raven’s willingness to...
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Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death
by Bernd Heinrich
An enlightening look at animal behavior and the cycle of life and death, from “one of the finest naturalists of our time” (Edward O. Wilson).   When a good friend with a severe illness wrote, asking if he might have his “green burial” at Bernd Heinrich’s hunting camp in Maine, it inspired the acclaimed biologist to...
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The Nesting Season
by Bernd Heinrich
One of the world’s great naturalists and nature writers, Bernd ­Heinrich shows us how the sensual beauty of birds can open our eyes to a hidden evolutionary process.
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The Geese of Beaver Bog
by Bernd Heinrich
When award-winning writer and biologist Bernd Heinrich became the unwitting -- but doting -- foster parent of an adorable gosling named Peep, he was drawn into her world. And so, with a scientist's training and a nature lover's boundless enthusiasm, he set out to understand the travails and triumphs of the Canada geese living in the...
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In a Patch of Fireweed: A Biologist's Life in the Field
by Bernd Heinrich
Why would a grown man chase hornets with a thermometer, paint whirligig beetles bright red, or track elephants through the night to fill trash bags with their prodigious droppings? Some might say--to advance science. Heinrich says--because it's fun. Bernd Heinrich, author of the much acclaimed Bumblebee Economics , has been playing in...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
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