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War of the Whales: A True Story

by Joshua Horwitz

“Intimate and urgent storytelling” (Chicago Tribune), a “ripping real-life yarn” (Tampa Bay Chronicle): The remarkable account of two principled men who stand up to the world’s most powerful navy,...


Rescue of the Bounty

by Michael J. Tougias & Douglas A. Campbell

From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours, the “thrilling and perfectly paced” (Booklist) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty—the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie Mutiny...


Seashore Life

by Lester Ingle, Herbert S. Zim, Dorothea Barlowe & Sy Barlowe

This eBook is best viewed on a color device.

This compact guide will help you understand--and enjoy--the unique zone where land and ocean meet. It is a guide to:

Seashells

Sea Plants

Shore Birds

Jellyfish, Starfish,...


Overboard!

by Michael J. Tougias

From masterful storyteller Michael J. Tougias comes a new, heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, his most thrilling and amazing story yet.

In May 2005, Tom Tighe, captain of a forty-five-foot-long...


Art Forms in Nature

by Ernst Haeckel

Multitude of strangely beautiful natural forms: Radiolaria, Foraminifera, Ciliata, diatoms, calcareous sponges, Tubulariidae, Siphonophora, Semaeostomeae, star corals, starfishes, much more. All images black-and-white....


Journey of the Pink Dolphins: An Amazon Quest

by Sy Montgomery

By the acclaimed author of The Soul of an Octopus and the bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig.

When Sy Montgomery ventured into the Amazon to unlock the mysteries of the littleknown pink dolphins, she found...


An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas

by Diane Wilson & Kenny Ausubel

When Diane Wilson, fourth-generation shrimp-boat captain and mother of five, learns that she lives in the most polluted county in the United States, she decides to fight back. She launches a campaign against...


Orca: The Whale Called Killer

by Erich Hoyt

"Hoyt's passionate sense of kinship with orca makes his account effective as both a science and literature. He has chronicled his adventures and discoveries ...with grace, insight, wit--and a comprehensiveness...


Salt Water Fly Fishing

by Joe Brooks

Brooks was one of the earliest pioneers of salt water techniques and saltwater flies. His book, originally published in 1950, remains one of the best overall guides to the sport.


Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Mysterious Fish

by James Prosek

“This is a delightful work with the urgency of a good detective story.” —Thomas McGuane

“I loved it! A beautiful adventure story of one of the most wide-spread and least-known but ecologically important...


The Story of Sushi

by Trevor Corson

Everything you never knew about sushi—its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose it

Trevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's...


Shell Games: Rogues, Smugglers, and the Hunt for Nature's Bounty

by Craig Welch

A unique blend of natural history and crime drama, Shell Games by Craig Welch is a riveting tale of rogues, scoundrels, and the hunt for nature’s bounty in the tradition of The Orchid Thief. A stranger-than-fiction...


The Outermost House

by Henry Beston

The seventy-fifth anniversary edition of the classic book about Cape Cod, "written with simplicity, sympathy, and beauty" (New York Herald Tribune)

A chronicle of a solitary year spent on a Cape Cod beach, The...


Tales of Southern Rivers

by Zane Grey

Tales of Southern Rivesr recounts Grey's tales of fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, on rivers in the jungles fo Mexico, the Florida Keys, and in the Everglades.


Tales of Fishes

by Zane Grey

Zane Grey is best known as a fishing writer for the wild adventures of catching world record giants in the oceans around the world.


Sea Turtles: The Watchers' Guide

by Timothy O'Keefe

Discover how and where you can witness sea turtles nesting in Florida. This book not only gives an excellent overview of sea turtle life, it also provides the specifics of appropriate personal conduct and behavior...


Tales of the Angler's Eldorado: New Zeland

by Zane Grey

In Tales of the Angler's Eldorado, Grey fishes New Zeland's legenday streams.


The Way of a Ship

by Derek Lundy

When, as a young man in the 1880s, Benjamin Lundy signed up for duty aboard a square-rigged commercial sailing vessel, he began a journey more exciting, and more terrifying, than he could have ever imagined:...


Manatees: Our Vanishing Mermaids

by Timothy O'Keefe

Manatees are among nature’s strangest-looking, gentlest animals. They’re among America’s most endangered mammals and were the basis for ancient tales of mermaids, legendary creatures that were half-fish...


Tales of Fishing Virgin Sea

by Zane Grey

This collection, first published in 1925, describes Grey's fishing adventures in exotic locales throughout the Pacific Region.