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    • Don't Know Much About Geography: Revised and Updated Edition

    • By: Kenneth C. Davis
    • Narrated by: Kenneth C. Davis, Various
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Kenneth C. Davis, author of Don't Know Much About® History, Don't Know Much About the Civil War and Don't Know Much About the Bible, turns his inimitable wit and wide-ranging knowledge to the subject of geography, and proves once and for all that there is a lot more to it than labeling countries on a map. From often amusing perceptions people have had through the ages about the world and the universe to the changing map of today, Davis shows how geography is really a great crossroad of many fields: biology, meteorology, astronomy, history, economics, and even politics.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing - Too Simple.

    • By Kelly on 05-21-16

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Tropic of Chaos

    • Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence
    • By: Christian Parenti
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    From Africa to Asia and Latin America, the era of climate wars has begun. Extreme weather is breeding banditry, humanitarian crisis, and state failure. In Tropic of Chaos, investigative journalist Christian Parenti travels along the front lines of this gathering catastrophe - the belt of economically and politically battered postcolonial nations and war zones girding the planet's mid-latitudes. Here he finds failed states amid climatic disasters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolute must-read topic!

    • By Kevin on 07-07-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Atomic Geography

    • A Personal History of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation
    • By: Melvin R Adams
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Perhaps the first environmental engineer at Hanford, Melvin R. Adams spent 24 years on its 586 square miles of desert terrain. His thoughtful vignettes recall challenges and sites he worked on or found personally intriguing - like the 216-U-pond, contaminated with plutonium longer than any other place in the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative !!

    • By Patrick on 11-12-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Netting the Sun

    • A Personal Geography of the Oregon Desert (Northwest Voices Essays)
    • By: Melvin R. Adams
    • Narrated by: Nate Daniels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Netting the Sun offers a carefully crafted diversity of natural and human stories from a landscape seemingly empty and forlorn to passing casual travelers. This surprising interpretation of south central Oregon's botany, geology, wildlife, ethnography, and history reveals what a truly special place the high desert is.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Isles of Amnesia

    • The History, Geography, and Restoration of America's Forgotten Pacific Islands - A Latitude 20 Book
    • By: Mark J. Rauzon
    • Narrated by: Randall R. Berner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    For over a quarter century, biologist Mark J. Rauzon has worked in the field of island restoration, traveling throughout the American Insular Pacific to eradicate invasive plants and animals introduced by humans. The region spans from Hawai'i to Samoa to Guam, and their neighbors - small, obscure, tropical islands that are hundreds if not thousands of nautical miles from each other. These little-known US possessions and territories include various islands and atolls: Jarvis, Howland, Baker, the Northern Marianas, Wake, Palmyra, Johnston, and Rose Atoll, among others.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Maps Not Included!

    • By Douglas on 08-22-17
    • The History, Geography, and Restoration of America's Forgotten Pacific Islands - A Latitude 20 Book
    • By: Mark J. Rauzon
    • Narrated by: Randall R. Berner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 08-11-17
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95