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Water for Elephants
4.05
This is an extremely entertaining read that forces you to ask the question: how can a young modern author evoke the traveling-circus culture of the 19 ...more
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Aug 13, 2007
 
The Zookeeper's Wife
3.48
I've really enjoyed Diane Ackerman's other books, so I have to say that I was a little disappointed that I wasn't enthralled by this historical accoun ...more
Jul 11, 2008
Jan 08, 2008
 
Part Wild: One Woman's Journey with a Creature Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs
3.80
After surviving an abusive relationship, the author adopts a wolfdog, hoping the part-wild (but bred in captivity) creature will give her strength as ...more
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Nov 03, 2011
 
An Elephant in the Garden
4.09
An elderly woman recounts her story of being a teenager in Dresden, Germany during the firebombing of World War II. But hers is a unique tale that no ...more
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Nov 29, 2011
 
Laika
3.95
Based on real-life events, Laika is the story of the first critter in orbit--the dog that the Soviets launched into space (with a one-way ticket) a me ...more
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Jul 01, 2008
 
Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
3.90
Tracks is a highly enjoyable travelogue of a 27-year-old city woman stubbornly following her dream of taking camels alone across the vast desert of Au ...more
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May 21, 2007
 
Where the Red Fern Grows
4.01
One of the best dog books ever. My third grade teacher red it aloud to the class, and we were all sobbing (including the teacher) at the end. I re-rea ...more
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May 19, 2007
 
Dogsbody
4.05
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May 19, 2007
 
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
4.05
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Apr 22, 2008
Mar 03, 2008
 
Chasing Kangaroos: A Continent, a Scientist, and a Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Creature
3.48
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Jan 27, 2013
 
Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami
3.78
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Feb 04, 2013
 
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
3.93
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Feb 12, 2015
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