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The Call of the Wild By Jack London
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The Call of the Wild is a novella by American author Jack London published in 1903. The story takes place in the extreme conditions of the Yukon during the 19th-century Klondike Gold Rush, where... More > strong sled dogs were in high demand. After Buck, a domesticated dog, is snatched from a pastoral ranch in California, he is sold into a brutal life as a sled dog. The novella details Buck's struggle to adjust and survive the cruel treatment he receives from humans, other dogs, and nature. He eventually sheds the veneer of civilization altogether and instead relies on primordial instincts and the lessons he has learned to become a respected and feared leader in the wild. The story was serialized in the Saturday Evening Post in the summer of 1903 and released a month later in book form. The great popularity and success of the story made a reputation for London, with much of the story's appeal based on the simplicity with which he presented the themes in an almost mythical manner.< Less
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Wild Soil By Frank R. Chappell
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Part prayer book, part anthropological treatise, the poetry of Wild Soil describes and analyzes the often contradictory motivations for human emotions and behavior. In these verses, comprised of... More > several years worth of selected material from various stages of his life, author Frank R. Chappell explores the follies of melancholic youthfulness, exuberant love, energetic faith, complete nihilism, profane tirades, and sacred contemplation. This collection presents a narrative of the individual’s navigation through reality as a fretful sojourn of introspection that yields beautiful fruit. It celebrates the unseen victory in everyday failures, the human imperative to create meaning in all things, and the ability to stumble upon the permeating feeling of interconnectedness in our struggle for purpose. Taking an anthropological approach, this collection of poetry offers a raw and unusual consideration of humanity’s paradoxes and contradictions.< Less
Wild Soil By Frank R. Chappell
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Part prayer book, part anthropological treatise, the poetry of Wild Soil describes and analyzes the often contradictory motivations for human emotions and behavior. In these verses, comprised of... More > several years worth of selected material from various stages of his life, author Frank R. Chappell explores the follies of melancholic youthfulness, exuberant love, energetic faith, complete nihilism, profane tirades, and sacred contemplation. This collection presents a narrative of the individual’s navigation through reality as a fretful sojourn of introspection that yields beautiful fruit. It celebrates the unseen victory in everyday failures, the human imperative to create meaning in all things, and the ability to stumble upon the permeating feeling of interconnectedness in our struggle for purpose. Taking an anthropological approach, this collection of poetry offers a raw and unusual consideration of humanity’s paradoxes and contradictions< Less
Wilde Iris By April Nugent
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Anna Thomas, a 13-year-old girl with big dreams, spends the summer visiting her Aunt Violet at Wilde Iris Plantation in rural Kentucky. She developed an instant connection with Zachary Winston, the... More > 13-year-old grandson of the prestigious Wilde Iris owner, Arthur Grant Winston III. They spent the summer at a secret location... away from the drama of the main house. This magical place became a world where they could escape the heavy ruling of Mr. Winston. While spending time there that summer, Anna found another friend in Todd Morris, the chef at the plantation, who was Mr. Winston's nephew. Now Anna Thomas, age 24, returns to the plantation for a funeral only to rekindle her former relationships with Todd Morris and Zachary Winston. As adults, they realize life is much, much more complicated.< Less
The Voice of the Wild By Kevin J.J. Carpenter
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Tim’s father, Big Jack, has lived his whole life wandering the world, listening to the voice of the wild, following the whim of the wind. Wherever he goes, he shares his songs, and his music... More > always seems to ward off the dark. For the first time, however, Big Jack has wandered into the borderlands, believing good fortune awaits them on the other side. Yet when Tim starts to see shadows dancing in the sky, he begins to wonder whether his father has unknowingly led them into the maw of an untamed beast. "You're going to sleep in the dirt for a thousand years. By the time someone finds your dusty bones, no one will even remember your name." Beautiful and bone-chilling, The Voice of the Wild is a tale of tragedy that asks a powerful question: Is faith more important than death?< Less
Wild Abandon By Michael Anthony García
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Poca Madre Arts is pleased to present “Wild Abandon”, an exhibit featuring five Texas-based abstract painters curated by Austin-based artist and curator Michael Anthony García.... More > As we find ourselves more & more frequently at a loss for words in this world, it is the intangible and inexplicable gestures in life that bring us solace and peace. The artists in this exhibition, Gerardo Arellano (Austin), Kel Brown (Austin/Houston), Jonathan Paul Jackson (Houston), Kristy Perez (San Antonio), and Naomi Schlinke (Austin), tackle the ungraspable via abstract painting & create work that is independent from our surrounding reality, speaking to something deeper. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.< Less
McColl of the Wild By Martha Brindley
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This book is about the life and times of a Scottish actor, Iain McColl. Best know as “Tam” in City Lights and “Dodie” in Rab C. Nesbitt. Iain was brought up in Glasgow and... More > left school at age 15 with no qualifications to his name. He worked at a seaweed factory, club bouncer and a scaffolder before gravitating towards acting. He left the Royal Scottish Academy with a Gold Medal in comedy and the rest is history! Iain loved to make people laugh and he certainly did this with style! Iain died on July 4th 2013 in the Beatson Hospital in Glasgow after a long fight with bone cancer. He was making people laugh right until the end. It was his wish that I complete this book for him.< Less
Touched by the Wild By Annette King-Tucker
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Four passionately true short stories of the struggles and triumphs of some very special animals as they are brought into my care at my home and wildlife rescue, Wild Heart Ranch; a special place... More > among the trees in Oklahoma. Learn how a battered raccoon became my most valuable teacher and helped me make choices for thousands of animals who came after him. Read how a cougar, de-clawed with wire cutters and neglected, became my closest and most trusted friend; and Koda, my precious wolf; into my life at less than half her weight, a chain embedded inches into her neck, gave me her paw and became one of my most special memories and favorite stories! Breathtaking photos are provided by Warren Williams, a renowned wildlife photographer and dear friend. You will be amazed with what REALLY connects us to animals, and these stories will live in your heart for years to come! Welcome to my wonderful and wild world! Annette www.wildheartranch.org< Less
Touched by the Wild By Annette King-Tucker
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Four passionately true short stories of the struggles and triumphs of some very special animals as they are brought into my care at my home and wildlife rescue, Wild Heart Ranch; a special place... More > among the trees in Oklahoma. Learn how a battered raccoon became my most valuable teacher and helped me make choices for thousands of animals who came after him. Read how a cougar, de-clawed with wire cutters and neglected, became my closest and most trusted friend; and Koda, my precious wolf; into my life at less than half her weight, a chain embedded inches into her neck, gave me her paw and became one of my most special memories and favorite stories! Breathtaking photos are provided by Warren Williams, a renowned wildlife photographer and dear friend. You will be amazed with what REALLY connects us to animals, and these stories will live in your heart for years to come! Welcome to my wonderful and wild world! Annette www.wildheartranch.org< Less

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