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Ill Nature Rants and Reflections on Humanity and Other Animals by Joy Williams

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Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English


  • Human ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental degradation,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Nature / Essays,
  • Reference,
  • Effect of human beings on,
  • Moral and ethical aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8818471M
ISBN 101585741876
ISBN 109781585741878

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