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												Mama Poc; An Ecologist's Accunt of the Extinctionof a Species by Anna LaBastille
	 - 1st Edition
			 - 1990
		 - from Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (SKU: 011170)

Mama Poc; An Ecologist's Accunt of the Extinctionof a Species

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Mama Poc; An Ecologist's Accunt of the Extinctionof a Species

by Anna LaBastille

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  • hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
0393028305
ISBN 13
9780393028300
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New York, NY: W.W. Norton and Company , 1990 W.W. Norton and Company, New York. 1990. Hardcover. Stated First Edition/First Printing by Line Number. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Near Fine; light bumping to head and tail; 3 dogeared pages. DJ: Near Fine; NOT Price Clipped ($19.95); light bumping to head and tail. Green boards with khaki cloth overlay on the spine with bright gilt lettering on the spine. 313 pp 8vo. The is the story of the documented extinction of the Giant Grebe, a flightless diving bird found only in the highlands of Guatemala during the 1960s-1980s by the author This is the story of the assaults, both natural and man-made on one small ecosystem caused by the introduction of the large-mouth bass. This is a poignant account of what is happening to wildlife and nature all over the world. A clean very presentable copy.

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bookseller
Walnut Valley Books/Books by White US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
011170
Title
Mama Poc; An Ecologist's Accunt of the Extinctionof a Species
Author
Anna LaBastille
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0393028305
ISBN 13
9780393028300
Publisher
W.W. Norton and Company
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date Published
1990
Size
8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall
Keywords
Giant Grebe, Guatemala, ecosystems, birds, extinction, large-mouth bass, flightless diving bird, Lake Alitlan, food chain, conservation, depredation, Poc
Bookseller catalogs
Animal Stories; Latin America;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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Our 20% off Back to School Sales is on now through the end of August. Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.

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