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 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.

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    ISBN 9780393326345
    Genre NATURE / Animals / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 277
    Publisher Date 2004-12-30 00:00:00.0
    Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
    Copyright Year 2004
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.58 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Modern Parable of Man and Nature
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Baron, David
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75

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