The Beast In The Garden: A Modern Parable of Man and Nature (Paperback)
 
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The Beast In The Garden: A Modern Parable of Man and Nature (Paperback)

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    When residents of Boulder, Colorado, suddenly began to see mountain lions in their backyards, it became clear that the cats had returned after decades of bounty hunting had driven them far from human settlement. In a riveting environmental tale that ha......more

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When residents of Boulder, Colorado, suddenly began to see mountain lions in their backyards, it became clear that the cats had returned after decades of bounty hunting had driven them far from human settlement. In a riveting environmental tale that has received huge national attention, journalist David Baron traces the history of the mountain lion and chronicles one town's tragic effort to coexist with its new neighbors. As thought-provoking as it is harrowing, The Beast in the Garden is a tale of nature corrupted, the clash between civilization and wildness, and the artificiality of the modern American landscape. It is, ultimately, a book about the future of our nation, where suburban sprawl and wildlife-protection laws are pushing people and wild animals into uncomfortable, sometimes deadly proximity.

Author:
Baron, David
Genre:
NATURE / Animals / General
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
277
Language:
English
Publisher:
W W Norton & Co Inc
Publish Date:
12/30/2004
Copyright Year:
2004
ISBN:
9780393326345
Height:
8.25 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.58 lb
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