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Fly Fishing for Bonefish, New and Revised
Dick Brown

Lyons Press, 2008

No brand of fly fishing challenges anglers more than stalking bonefish on tropical saltwater flats. FLY FISHING FOR BONEFISH offers a definitive profile of this elusive fish and thoroughly dissects the skills needed to catch it. Brown shows how to find and see bonefish - how to spot feeding and mudding signs, the camouflage techniques the fish adopts, the effects of tide, temperature, and weather on where the fish will be and how it can be ...
  
  











  



  
The World's Rarest Birds
Erik Hirschfeld, Andy Swash, ...

Princeton University Press, 2013

This illustrated book vividly depicts the most endangered birds in the world and provides the latest information on the threats each species faces and the measures being taken to save them. Today, 571 bird species are classified as critically endangered or endangered, and a further four now exist only in captivity. This landmark book features stunning photographs of 500 of these species--the results of a prestigious international photographic ...
  
  











  



  
Bonefish Fly Patterns, 2nd: Tying, Selecting, and Fishing all the Best Bonefish Flies from Today's Best Tiers
Dick Brown

Lyons Press, 2011

This new and revised edition of Bonefish Fly Patterns is the most comprehensive collection of bonefish flies ever published, displaying fly designs from such world-class flats anglers and guides as Winston Moore, Jim Orthwein (four-time bonefish world record holder), Steve Huff, Harry Spear, Rick Ruoff, Del Brown, John Goddard, Barry and Cathy Beck, Lou Tabory, Tim Borski, Bob Clouser, Lefty Kreh, Tom McGuane, Yvon Chouinard, Craig Mathews, ...
  
  











  



  
Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves
Laura Riley, William Riley

Princeton University Press, 2005

Bengal tigers in the jungles of India. Birds of Paradise in the wilds of New Guinea. Penguins on frozen beaches in Antarctica. These and other charismatic and endangered species find homes within the world's great wildlife reserves. Only a few persons have had the opportunity to visit many of these wildlife sanctuaries and witness these magnificent animals firsthand. Now, for the first time, the splendor of the world's most impressive wildlife ...
  
  











  



  
A Sheltered Life: The Unexpected History of the Giant Tortoise
Paul Chambers

Oxford University Press, 2005

For millennia the mighty giant tortoises lived in isolation on remote oceanic islands such as the Galapagos, Seychelles and Mauritius. Then in the sixteenth century sailors discovered that they were good to eat, and their strategic location led to a wholesale plunder of their population by passing ships. Later, many Victorian scientists became fascinated with these creatures, directly inspiring the first understanding of ecology and ...
  
  











  



  
A Delicate Bond: A novel
JoAnn Hornak

Vernazza Publishing, 2013

From the Windy City of Chicago to the exotic Seychelles Islands, JoAnn Hornak's second novel explores the complexity of female friendships. The bond that holds them together is often more delicate than we would like to believe. Natalie is just seventeen days away from getting married when Lisa, her maid of honor and best friend of ten years, sends her a cold  E-mail announcing that she will not be able to come to the wedding. When Natalie ...
  
  











  



  
Voyage of the Suzy Wong
Steve Jackson

Windy City Publishers, 2014

FOUR GUYS, A DOG, AND A BOAT… ... and 26,000 miles of high seas between Hong Kong and Miami. THE YEAR WAS 1960. William Holden was the latest cinema heartthrob and his movie “The World of Suzie Wong” was all the rage. It was also the year four young men hatched a plan to sail halfway around the world. Never mind that they weren’t sailors or that one of them couldn’t swim. These four young men jumped at the chance to prove something to ...
  
  











  



  
Corals of the World, Vol. 1, 2, 3 (in Slip Cover)
J.E.N. Veron

Australian Institute of Marine Science, 2000

Beautiful images of hard corals; set of 3 books for identification of hard corals; abundance of descriptive and informative details.
  
  











  



  
Contact Wounds: A War Surgeon's Education
Jonathan Kaplan

Grove Press, 2006

Surgery is the crude art of cutting people open, yet it is also a symphony of delicate manipulation and subtle chords. So says Jonathan Kaplan in his stunning book Contact Wounds , an electrifying account of a doctor’s education in the classroom, in life, and on the battlefield. Inspired by his father, a military surgeon in World War II and Israel’s nascent fight for statehood, Kaplan became a doctor and was appointed to a post at a ...
  
  











  



  
Lonely Planet Mauritius, Reunion & Seychelles
Joe Bindloss, Sarina Singh, ...

Lonely Planet Publications, 2001

Includes an in-depth guide to diving and snorkelling in the Indian Ocean; practical advice on trekking in Reunion; insider tips on where to sample the region's magnificent cuisine; useful information on local languages; and where to view the islands' distinctive and traditional Creole architecture.
  
  











  



  
Seychelles: Garden Of Eden In The Indian Ocean (Odyssey Guides)
Sarah Carpin

Odyssey Pubns, 2005

- Sixth edition - Written with a special appreciation of Seychellois history and culture - Green Seychelles: ecotourism and natural history - Literary excerpts and sidebars illuminate the local culture - Best beaches, diving and water-sports on outer island resorts - Tips for "barefoot luxury" honeymoons - The best mountain walks - Practical advice on the best food and hotels - 109 color photographs - 8 clear and detailed maps
  
  











  



  
USS Relentless
O'Neil De Noux

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

In 1803, a young man joins the crew of what will become the most famous frigate of the early US Navy – USS Constitution. From the sands of North Africa during the first Barbary War, across the aquamarine waters of the Caribbean, we follow the exploits of a young American seaman. At the outbreak of the War of 1812, Captain Alain de Noux takes the ship he personally designed to sea to fight the mightiest navy in the world – Britain’s Royal ...
  
  











  



  
Malachite Lion: A Travel Adventure in Kenya
Richard Modlin

AuthorHouse, 2002

Libraries are full of travel books on Africa, but Malachite Lion is a narrative of an unplanned adventure, a modern odyssey that recounts the mysteries and paradoxes of East Africa. The book describes a journey through the crowded, bustling streets of Nairobi, into the wilds of Masai Mara and Amboseli, to ancient, mystifying Mombasa, electrifying Malindi and the sensuous Seychelles. Much of our experience with today's East Africa is limited by ...
  
  











  



  
JUST MATATA - Sin, Saints and Settlers (The Matata Trilogy Book 1)

Matata Books, 2011

'Matata' means trouble in Swahili, as Chico discovers in 1928, after jumping ship on a journey from India to Africa. With some skills and much sweat, he navigates the channels open to him under the segregated colonial structure of Kenya, while doing all to keep his heritage alive, and dreaming only of retirement to his beloved Goa. Enter son Lando, two decades later, and all plans are on hold. Just Matata, narrated by Lando, brings to life ...
  
  











  



  
Seychelles, 2nd: The Bradt Travel Guide
Lyn Mair, Lynnath Beckley

Bradt Travel Guides, 2005

This comprehensive Bradt guide contains a detailed introduction to the islands' ecosystem, from coastal life and coral reefs to nature reserves and conservation projects.
  
  











  



  
Cloud of Terns
Arthur D. Colman

REVENGE INC., 2010

Cloud of Terns, the first of the new REVENGE INC series of psychological thrillers, adroitly probes the disturbing and controversial subject of revenge. Meticulously drawn characters and an exciting plot traverse the landscape of the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and the Seychelles islands to dispel the clouds hiding truth and betrayal. Arthur D. Colman, a Harvard-educated physician, psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, and well-known author, ...
  
  











  



  
Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves
Laura Riley, William Riley

Princeton University Press, 2005

Bengal tigers in the jungles of India. Birds of Paradise in the wilds of New Guinea. Penguins on frozen beaches in Antarctica. These and other charismatic and endangered species find homes within the world's great wildlife reserves. Only a few persons have had the opportunity to visit many of these wildlife sanctuaries and witness these magnificent animals firsthand. Now, for the first time, the splendor of the world's most impressive wildlife ...
  
  











  



  
Vanilla: Travels in Search of the Ice Cream Orchid
Tim Ecott

Atlantic Monthly Press, 2004

Vanilla is the fascinating, kaleidoscopic story of one of the world's most exotic and sensual plants and how it transformed history. From the Aztec Indians to Martha Stewart, vanilla has been synonymous with sweetening foods. Yet it's also in chili, perfume, paint, desserts, car tires, and soda. In Tim Ecott's Vanilla, learn the fascinating history of the world's most sought-after flavoring. The story of vanilla is a botanical mystery, a plant ...
  
  











  



  
Turtles: An Extraordinary Natural History 245 Million Years in the Making
Carl J. Franklin

Voyageur Press, 2007

Turtles are a species of reptile at its evolutionary zenith, with an ancient lineage stretching back over 200 million years. Under their unmistakable shells, testament to their survival, they harbor a natural history of epochal proportions. This is the engrossing story Turtles tells. The book offers a full account of the evolution, history, diversity, ecology, and behavior of the turtle, and of the problems facing these reptiles worldwide. The ...
  
  











  



  
War on America: Seen from the Indian Ocean
James Mancham

Paragon House, 2002

On September 11, 2001, the United States of America was surprised by a deadly terrorist attack fueled by hatred for the United States that Americans could not understand. This book is written to help Americans understand how people in other parts of the world are impacted by a U. S. foreign policy that often seems arbitrary, self-serving, and inconsistent with the ideals of democracy. The author is past president of the Seychelles, neighbor to ...
  
  











  








   



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