The Resource Wild ones : a sometimes dismaying, weirdly reassuring story about looking at people looking at animals in America, Jon Mooallem, (electronic resource)

Wild ones : a sometimes dismaying, weirdly reassuring story about looking at people looking at animals in America, Jon Mooallem, (electronic resource)

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Wild ones : a sometimes dismaying, weirdly reassuring story about looking at people looking at animals in America
Title
Wild ones
Title remainder
a sometimes dismaying, weirdly reassuring story about looking at people looking at animals in America
Statement of responsibility
Jon Mooallem
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter's world overflow with animals butterfly pajamas, appliquéd owls--while the actual world she's inheriting slides into a great storm of extinction. Half of all species could disappear by the end of the century, and scientists now concede that most of America's endangered animals will survive only if conservationists keep rigging the world around them in their favor. So Mooallem ventures into the field, often taking his daughter with him, on a tour through our environmental moment and the eccentric cultural history of people and wild animals in America that inflects it--from Thomas Jefferson's celebrations of early abundance to the turn-of the-last-century origins of the teddy bear to the whale-loving hippies of the 1970s. Our most comforting ideas about nature unravel. In their place, Mooallem forges a new and affirming vision of the human animal and the wild ones as kindred creatures on an imperfect planet.--From publisher description
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mooallem, Jon
Dewey number
333.954/16
Index
index present
LC call number
QL84.2
LC item number
.M66 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Endangered species
  • Animals and civilization
  • National characteristics, American
  • Social values
  • United States
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection
  • Animals and civilization
  • Endangered species
  • National characteristics, American
  • Social values
  • Wildlife conservation
  • United States
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Wild ones : a sometimes dismaying, weirdly reassuring story about looking at people looking at animals in America, Jon Mooallem, (electronic resource)
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-328) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The woman who counted fish -- Bears -- Butterflies -- Birds -- The man who carried fish
Control code
ocn858947496
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (339 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101617847
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00398759
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6A2307AF-6B7C-4556-AF47-68D80E815BF7
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o858947496
  • (OCoLC)858947496
Label
Wild ones : a sometimes dismaying, weirdly reassuring story about looking at people looking at animals in America, Jon Mooallem, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-328) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The woman who counted fish -- Bears -- Butterflies -- Birds -- The man who carried fish
Control code
ocn858947496
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (339 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101617847
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00398759
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6A2307AF-6B7C-4556-AF47-68D80E815BF7
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o858947496
  • (OCoLC)858947496

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