Nature and Adventure Writing

A Listmania! list by E. Karasik (Washington, DC United States)
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The list author says: "These books about the wonders of nature and those who strive to explore and understand it have filled me with wonder and moved me to tears."
Driftwood Valley: A Woman Naturalist in the Northern Wilderness (Northwest Reprints Series)
1.  Driftwood Valley: A Woman Naturalist in the Northern Wilderness (Northwest Reprints Series) by Theodora C. Stanwell-Fletcher
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  "Just heartbreakingly beautiful.  Trust me on this one."
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One River
2.  One River by Wade Davis
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  "The fascinating world of ethnobotony -- full of adventure and and scientific wonders."
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Libby: The Sketches, Letters, & Journal of Libby Beaman, Recorded in the Pribilof Islands, 1879-1880, as Presented by her Grand daughter Betty John
3.  Libby: The Sketches, Letters, & Journal of Libby Beaman, Recorded in the Pribilof Islands, 1879-1880, as Presented by her Grand daughter Betty John by Libby Beaman
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  "Riveting account of life in the Pribilof Islands.  NB - the title as printed by Amazon has a typo -- her name was Libby Beaman."
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Jaguar: One Man's Struggle To Establish The World's First Jaguar Preserve
4.  Jaguar: One Man's Struggle To Establish The World's First Jaguar Preserve by Alan Rabinowitz
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  "Moving Account of Rabinowitz's efforts to study and save these magnificent animals."
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Colette: Earthly Paradise (Colette's Autobiography,Drawn from the Writings of Her Lifetime)
5.  Colette: Earthly Paradise (Colette's Autobiography,Drawn from the Writings of Her Lifetime) by Robert (Editor) Phelps
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  "These essays are about many aspects of Colette's fascinating life, but the nature writing stands out as some of the most lovely and poignant."
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The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk
6.  The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk by Jennifer Niven
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  "Absolutely riveting account of survival in the Arctic. And there's a cat."
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Desperate Passage: The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West
7.  Desperate Passage: The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West by Ethan Rarick
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  "Heartbreaking but also absolutely fascinating. I will never take food for granted again. "And don't take no shortcuts.""
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Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival
8.  Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival by Dean King
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  "Supposedly this amazing account of commercial seamen from New England marooned off the coast of North Africa and enslaved by desert nomads had a profound effect onthe young Abraham lincoln. Couldn't put it down."
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Qualifications: Nature artist, avid hiker and reader
Last updated: 9/16/10
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