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Gaspar the Gaucho: A Story of the Gran Chaco By Mayne Reid
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a... More > Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.Reid was born in Ballyroney, a small hamlet near Katesbridge, County Down, in the north of Ireland, the son of Rev. Thomas Mayne Reid Sr., who was a senior clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. His father wanted him to become a Presbyterian minister, so in September 1834 he enrolled at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mayne_Reid< Less
Rob Harlow's Adventures: A Story of the Grand Chaco By George Manville Fenn
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Manville Fenn (3 January 1831, Pimlico – 26 August... More > 1909, Isleworth) was an English novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist.Fenn, the third child and eldest son of a butler, Charles Fenn, was largely self-educated, teaching himself French, German and Italian. After studying at Battersea Training College for Teachers (1851–54), he became the master of a national school at Alford, Lincolnshire. He later became a printer, editor and publisher of short-lived periodicals, before attracting the attention of Charles Dickens and others with a sketch for All the Year Round in 1864. He contributed to Chambers's Journal and Once a Week. In 1866, he wrote a series of articles on working-class life for the newspaper The Star. These were collected and republished in four volumes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Manville_Fenn< Less
Chaco Canyon Culture National Historical Park By CTHEUSA
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Chaco Canyon Culture National Historical Park By CTHEUSA
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Old Town, Chaco Canyon & New Mexico's Terrain By Christie Herr
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Plantas de los Salares del Chaco Árido By Diego Sebastián González, Maricel Celia Gutiérrez
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Libro de especies de plantas más comunes de los salares del Chaco Árido de la Argentina. Esta obra tiene como finalidad permitir al lector la fácil identificación de... More > algunas de las plantas nativas o naturalizadas de las Salinas y Perisalinas del Chaco Árido. Se ha tenido en cuenta que la utilizará público culto, docentes, estudiantes, amantes de la naturaleza, productores, etc., que en general no tiene formación botánica. Es por eso que se ha tratado de evitar los términos técnicos, aunque esto no siempre ha sido posible. Asimismo se consideró que los trabajos botánicos mayormente llevan una cantidad de información solo útil para futuras investigaciones en taxonomía y no necesarias para la identificación. De modo que hemos reducido la terminología haciendo apacigüe para el lector.< Less
La médico en los montes del Chaco By Lina Antony de Jovanovich
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Anécdotas de una joven médica que inicia su profesión en los montes del Chaco. Describe la vida y avatares de la gente normal,voluntariosa y aguerrida que colonizó la zona... More > sobre un viejo asentamiento de indígenas mocovíes, aún presentes en el lugar. Nos cuenta el día a día de su profesión luchando con el clima, la falta de medios y la idiosincracia especial de sus pobladores. La autora formó su familia en este medio, aquí nació su primer hijo ¿Cómo no amar en forma entrañable este lugar del mundo?< Less
La médico en los montes del Chaco By Lina Antony de Jovanovich
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Anécdotas de una joven médica que inicia su profesión en los montes del Chaco. Describe la vida y avatares de la gente normal,voluntariosa y aguerrida que colonizó la zona... More > sobre un viejo asentamiento de indígenas mocovíes, aún presentes en el lugar. Nos cuenta el día a día de su profesión luchando con el clima, la falta de medios y la idiosincracia especial de sus pobladores. La autora formó su familia en este medio, aquí nació su primer hijo ¿Cómo no amar en forma entrañable este lugar del mundo?< Less
Typhoon Tommy By Barrie Earl
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THE LONG-LOST AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE COMIC STRIP CLASSIC IS NOW AVAILABLE IN A FULL-COLOR GRAPHIC NOVEL EDITION! The newspaper comics are in rapid decline... comics are very much a sub-culture - no... More > big deal - but in my boyhood, before TV, newspapers were the main entertainment. Two papers every day, even on Sunday, and the comics... Flash Gordon, Tarzan, Red Ryder, Superman... a lot of great Aussie strips. Jolliffe did a few, Carl Lyon did some good ones, Syd Nicholls did Middy Malone and The Phantom Pirate. But the American stuff dominated....The best newspaper adventure strips are long gone. The Phantom still appears but the rest are lacklustre gag strips. The comics, adventure wise are finished. Why...? Once everybody bought newspapers to find the news, the real news. Newspapers now reflect the media bosses’ views and are slanted. Although the population increases newspaper sales fall... people who want to know the truth are shrinking in number..< Less
My Calendar By peggy hansen
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images of Chaco Canyon showing ruins, animals, and human-made artifacts during various seasons