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The Beast in the Garden

The True Story of a Predator"s Deadly Return to Suburban America

by David Baron

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7457673M
ISBN 100393326349
ISBN 109780393326345

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The Beast in the Garden A Modern Parable of Man and Nature (Book): Baron, David: WW NortonThe Beast in the GardenBaker & TaylorDescribes the repopulation of mountain lions in Boulder, Colorado, explaining how they began reclaiming their natural territory in the late s, and discusses their history and Boulder's efforts to coexist with PubWhen, in the late s, residents of. David Baron is a journalist, author, and broadcaster who has spent his thirty-year career largely in public radio. He has worked as an environment correspondent for NPR, a science reporter for Boston’s WBUR, and health and science editor for PRI’s The World.. During his tenure with NPR in the s, David reported extensively on the growing conflict between people and wildlife, including.


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As thought-provoking as it is harrowing, The Beast in the Garden is a tale of nature corrupted, the clash between civilization and wildness, and the artificiality of the modern American landscape.

It is, ultimately, a book about the future of our nation, where suburban sprawl and wildlife-protection laws are pushing people and wild animals into uncomfortable, sometimes deadly proximity/5(). The book reveals the subtle yet powerful ways in which human actions are altering wildlife behavior.

As thought-provoking as it is harrowing, The Beast in the Garden is a tale of nature corrupted, the clash between civilization and wildness, and the artificiality of the modern American landscape.

The Beast in the Garden: The True Story of a Predator's Deadly Return to Suburban America. When residents of Boulder, Colorado, suddenly began to see mountain lions in their backyards, it became clear that the cats had returned after decades of bounty hunting had driven them far from human settlement/5.

A parable for our times, The Beast in the Garden is a scientific detective story and a real-life drama, a tragic tale of the struggle between two highly evolved predators: man and by: Teddy Roosevelt, a recurring character in the book, has been called the greatest conservationist president in United States history, yet he enjoyed hunting big game, including cougars.

The time isthe place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history/5.

Amazon Best Books of the Month, May In the Garden of Beasts is a vivid portrait of Berlin during the first years of Hitler’s reign, brought to life through the stories of two people: William E.

Dodd, who in became America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s regime, /5(4K). Suffused with the tense atmosphere of the period, and with unforgettable portraits of the bizarre Göring and the expectedly charming--yet wholly sinister--Goebbels, In the Garden of Beasts lends a stunning, eyewitness perspective on events as they unfold in real time, revealing an era of surprising nuance and complexity.

The result is a dazzling, addictively readable work that speaks volumes about Cited by: In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson is a non-fiction book published in It recounts the early years of Germany’s Nazi regime from the perspective of the American ambassador, William Dodd, and his family.

David Baron, an award-winning journalist and author of The Beast in the Garden, is a former science correspondent for NPR and former science editor for the public radio program The World. An incurable umbraphile whose passion for chasing eclipses began in /5(6).

Buy a cheap copy of The Beast in the Garden: The True Story book by David Baron. Reads like a crime novel each chapter ends on a cliff-hanging note.—Seattle TimesWhen residents of Boulder, Colorado, suddenly began to see mountain lions Free shipping over $Cited by: His daughter, Martha, was 24 years old, and chose to come along for the adventure, and to escape a dead marriage to a New York banker.

They and the rest of their family settled in a grand old house on the city’s central park, the Tiergarten—in literal translation, the Garden of Beasts. The Beast in the Garden: A Modern Parable of Man and Nature () a non-fiction book by American author and science journalist David Baron, seeks to explain the reasons why large predators like mountain lions have ventured into suburban communities, specifically in.

“In the Garden of Beasts” has the clarity of purpose to see the Germany of through the eyes of this uniquely well-positioned American family. There are hindsight-laden books. “In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin,” by Erik Larson. I just finished reading this compelling—and frankly somewhat terrifying—account by Erik Larson of the brief ambassadorship of William E.

Dodd in Berlin from toat Author: Peter Clothier. The Beast's Garden is set in Berlin from late until just after the end of the war. A loose retelling of the Grimm Brothers' fairy tale, "The Singing, Springing Lark" (itself a variant of the more well-known "The Beauty and the Beast"), the combination of setting and love story makes for an often tense, /5.

Garden of Beasts is packed with fascinating period detail and features a cast of perfectly realized locals, Olympic athletes and senior Nazi officials -- some real, some fictional.

With hairpin plot twists, the reigning "master of ticking-bomb suspense" (People) plumbs the nerve-jangling paranoia of prewar Berlin and steers the story to a /5(). David Baron, an award-winning journalist and author of The Beast in the Garden, is a former science correspondent for NPR and former science editor for the public radio program The World.

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By David Baron. W.W. Norton & Co., New York. pp. This is the story of cougars and people in Boulder, Colorado, and vicinity. It is an intelligent and sensitive work by a man who has reported on scientific and environmental issues.‘Skillfully crafted, The Beast’s Garden is another magnificent historical novel seamlessly melding truth and fiction, from Kate Forsyth.

A wonderful tale of daring and courage, of struggle and survival, of love and loyalty, this is a ‘must read’. Book’d Out. David Baron, an award-winning journalist and author of The Beast in the Garden, is a former science correspondent for NPR and former science editor for the public radio program The World.

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