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Water for Elephants
4.07
really liked it
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
3.44
liked it
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
3.91
really liked it
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
4.13
liked it
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
3.97
really liked it
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
3.93
really liked it
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
4.05
it was amazing
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
4.07
liked it
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May 19, 2007
 
A Walk in the Woods
4.05
really liked it
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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
3.51
liked it
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Jan 27, 2013
 
Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami
3.77
liked it
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Feb 04, 2013
 
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
3.97
really liked it
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Feb 12, 2015
 
Gast
3.76
really liked it
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Dec 30, 2015
 
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
3.72
liked it
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Oct 10, 2016
 
Pax
4.05
it was amazing
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Dec 23, 2016
 
Animals Strike Curious Poses
3.91
really liked it
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Feb 04, 2018