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How Nature Works

Rethinking Labor on a Troubled Planet
Edited by Sarah BeskyAlex Blanchette

The authors of this volume push ethnographic inquiry beyond the anthropocentric documentation of human work on nature in order to develop a language for thinking about how all labor is a collective ecological act.

Subjects: Anthropology

Arizona State Parks

A Guide to Amazing Places in the Grand Canyon State
By Roger Naylor

In this guide we join travel writer Roger Naylor as he takes us through the state parks of this amazing region.

The Raptors of North America

A Coloring Book of Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, and Owls
By Anne Price
Illustrations by Donald Malick

The Raptors of North America provides a creative and educational overview of the majestic birds found throughout North America and encourages us to continue exploring the birds we find in our own backyards and beyond.

Subjects: ChildrenNature

Camera Hunter

George Shiras III and the Birth of Wildlife Photography
By James H. McCommons

This biography serves as an important record of Shiras’s accomplishments as a visual artist, wildlife conservationist, adventurer, and legislator.

Living in Silverado

Secret Jews in the Silver Mining Towns of Colonial Mexico
By David M. Gitlitz

In this thoroughly researched work, David M. Gitlitz traces the lives and fortunes of three clusters of sixteenth-century crypto-Jews in Mexico’s silver mining towns.

Louis Owens

Writing Land and Legacy
Edited by Joe LockardA. Robert Lee

Louis Owens: Writing Land and Legacy explores the wide-ranging oeuvre of this seminal author, examining Owens’s work and his importance in literature and Native studies.

War and Music

A Medley of Love
By Max Evans

An unlikely group of characters attempt to carve out a normal existence at a French country estate in the midst of World War II.

Subjects: Fiction

For the Love of a Horse

By Max Evans

Favorite horse stories from one of the West's favorite writers.

Guide to the Plants of Arizona's White Mountains

By George C. West

George C. West provides a simple and quick guide written especially for amateur plant lovers, nature enthusiasts, interested hikers, tourists, and botanists who want to learn more about the plants of the White Mountains in east-central Arizona.

Subjects: NatureSouthwest

Headed into the Wind

A Memoir
By Jack Loeffler

Loeffler, a former jazz musician, fire lookout, museum curator, bioregionalist, and self-taught aural historian, shares his humor and imagination, his adventures, observations, reflections, and meditations along the trail in his retelling of a life well lived.

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