The Big Thaw: Travels in the Melting North by Ed Struzik

By Ed Struzik

"Traveling in time and area around the Arctic, within the enormous Thaw Ed Struzik describes at the beginning hand the main alarming environmental quandary of our times,. it is a land that Struzik is keen about, and he writes of its frozen good looks with an attractiveness of prose no longer noticeable due to the fact Barry Lopez' Arctic Dreams." - Tim Flannery, writer of the elements Makers

"The best of the area is profoundly diversified than ever prior to in human background. weather swap is already influencing the lives of the locals, from Inuit to polar bears. yet it really is poised to make lifestyles difficult for the remainder of us, too. Ed Struzik supplies a canny and compelling travel of a global in risky and quick flux." - Bill McKibben,   author of Deep economic climate

"An impossible to resist mixture of lyrical writing, adventurous feet-on-the-ground commute, sturdy reporting and acute statement of the dire issues which are taking place within the Arctic. we should always lock each flesh presser and company government right into a room and retain them there until eventually they've got learn and understood the message Struzik is brining us. it truly is that important." - Marq De Villiers, writer of the tip: traditional failures, artifical Castastrophes, and the way forward for Human Survival 

"All-embracing, luminous and provocative, the massive Thaw is an interesting chronicle of an enormous, threatened Canadian Arctic. Struzik expertly melds earlier and current right into a thought-provoking tale approximately what the present worldwide warming capability to Canada and the realm. He combines the human and clinical narratives right into a marvelous synthesis amplified by means of his received vast travels during the North. each person drawn to the consequences of a warming planet should still learn this outstanding book." - Brian Fagan, archeologist, historian and writer of the nice Warming and The Little Ice Age  

"Ed Struzik, a kind of infrequent reporters who can paddle a canoe and luxuriate in a meal of whale blubber, has written a major and surprising e-book that reads like a few new style of event and horror tale. because the Arctic melts and unravels swifter than the worldwide banking method, the large Thaw increases a few stark questions: simply what's going to Canada be with no ice and snow? and what's a kingdom with no its dreams?" - Andrew Nikiforuk, writer of Tar Sands: soiled Oil and the way forward for the Continent  

"An vital publication. pressing, well timed, heartfelt." - Will Ferguson, writer of attractiveness guidance Moose Jaw: Travels looking for Canada  

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Three-Point Field Goal Offense: For Men's & Women's by Harry L. Harkins, Jerry Krause

By Harry L. Harkins, Jerry Krause

Beginning with how the three-point shot has affected present day online game, Harkins and Krause continue to provide an explanation for offensive basketball and the way the three-point shot might be integrated successfully into any team's offensive scheme. Covers player-to-player offense and the three-point play, sector offense and the three-point play, the three-point-oriented quickly holiday, beating quarter strain, designated three-point occasions, while to exploit the 3, and extra.

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The Maine Woods: A Fully Annotated Edition by Henry D. Thoreau, Visit Amazon's Jeffrey S. Cramer Page,

By Henry D. Thoreau, Visit Amazon's Jeffrey S. Cramer Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Jeffrey S. Cramer,

“On the thirty first of August, 1846, I left harmony in Massachusetts for Bangor and the backwoods of Maine”—thus starts The Maine Woods, the evocative tale of Thoreau’s trips via a well-known but untouched land. As he explores Mt. Katahdin (an Indian notice that means “highest land”), Lake Chesuncook, the Allagash River, and the East department of the Penobscot, Thoreau muses on his personal vulnerability and the humility engendered by way of his solitude within the wasteland. all through Thoreau invokes the woodland of Maine—the mountains, waterways, fauna, plants, and the people—in his singular variety. Echoing Walden, Thoreau’s passionate outcry opposed to the degradation of our surroundings within the Maine Woods will resonate strongly today. This totally annotated reward version of The Maine Woods makes a superb significant other quantity to Walden: a completely Annotated variation and that i to Myself: An Annotated choice from the magazine of Henry D. Thoreau. 

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Abe Saperstein and the American Basketball League, by Murry R. Nelson

By Murry R. Nelson

This ebook examines the yank Basketball League and its brief heritage, starting with its belief in 1959-60 and its seasons of play, 1961-1963. The league used to be the 1st to exploit a trapezoidal, wider lane and a 30-second shot clock, in addition to the 3-point shot. With a workforce in Hawaii, the league created an adjusted time table to house the outsize distance. Many gamers equivalent to Connie Hawkins and invoice Bridges and coaches comparable to Jack McMahon and invoice Sharman later discovered their technique to the NBA after the cave in of the league, however it took greater than 15 years for broad recognition of the 3-point shot. John McLendon and Ermer Robinson have been the 1st African American coaches in an enormous expert league as they either debuted within the ABL.

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10 for 66 and All That by Arthur Mailey

By Arthur Mailey

Arthur Mailey's vintage autobiography, first released in 1958, is a wry and fascinating account via a skilled cricketer from a truly diverse era—full of zest, assorted, fast, moving the purpose of assault, occasionally extravagant, often very good and regularly considerate. For 50 years, Arthur Mailey performed and watched firstclass cricket. in the course of his try out profession he performed opposed to some of the greats, and on one remarkable get together brushed off his idol, Victor Trumper, to his speedy remorse: "I felt like a boy who had killed a dove." it is a reminder of the honor days of cricket—amateurs and execs, Bradman, Noble, and Trumper batting, and Barnes, O'Reilly, and Fleetwood-Smith with the ball.

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Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic by Rebecca H Pincus, Visit Amazon's Saleem H Ali Page, search

By Rebecca H Pincus, Visit Amazon's Saleem H Ali Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Saleem H Ali, , James Gustave Speth

As the race for assets in far away components of the planet gathers momentum, such a lot dialogue has founded at the power for clash, environmental destruction, and upheaval from weather swap. this crucial publication shifts the dialog concerning the Arctic and Antarctic from clash to cooperation. A multidisciplinary roster of specialists presents clean perspectives of the polar areas, concentrating on international relations and the potential of cooperative foreign decision-making. jointly the members illustrate the breadth of matters that complicate governance within the Arctic and Antarctic, in addition to parallels and modifications among the politics of the 2 poles.

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Air Guns by Eldon G. Wolff

By Eldon G. Wolff

В книге рассмотрена история пневматического оружия с древнейших времен по 1909 год, с кратким обзором современного (на момент выход книги) состояния этого вида стрелкового оружия.

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