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1st Edition

Subject:

Outdoors, Nature

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20030000

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English

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BEAVER TALES

By AUDREY TOURNAY

Binding: Soft cover  168 pages

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Canada

Published:  2003

ISBN: 1550464108

Condition: MINT 'as new'  UNread -  a duplicate gift

Measures : 22½  x 18  cm

Edition: First Edition

AUSSIE BUYERS: PAYMENT..   If   you can pay Bank Deposit I’d really appreciate it! * Postage $7.00  within  Australia


Published in Canada by Boston Mills Press in 2003. Stunning glossy pictorial soft covers are unblemished. NO reading crease; unread condition. It was a duplicate gift and there's a gift inscrpition on back of front cover otherwise internally no writing or smudges, dogears or creases anywhere ~ it's new.  The book it measures  15cms  x  230cms.   A GEM!!

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****ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC****
REVIEWS      .………..

A Must Read,     …………..   This is the story of one woman's crusade to save beavers. The writer runs the Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary in Ontario, Canada. It's a sanctuary that accepts all kinds of wildlife and nurses and nurtures them until most of them can be released back into the wild. But the writer has a special affinity for beavers and in addition to the regular work of nursing and nurturing she and individual beavers do a whole lot of education, especially in schools.

The writer is both literate and passionate about her subject. For many years she has been called upon to deal with the aftermath of human interaction with beavers. Farmers dynamite dams and she gets a phone call from a concerned observer "All the beavers seem to be dead except this one kit who is hurt/burned/starving. Can you help?" And so arrives Quibble, or Casey or Cassidy. One beaver at a time to be healed physically and emotionally as best a human can.

Transposed upon this "one at a time" are the facts and statistics: Canada was explored and developed in order to obtain beaver pelts. The beaver appears on the Canadian nickel not because it embodies the virtue of hard work but because it was once the back bone of the Canadian economy. And the writer points out that even now trappers in Canada "harvest" between 150,000 and 184,000 beaver pelts every year. (I'm Canadian, by the way, but it isn't just Canada that traps animals.) And these numbers don't count the number of beaver dams dynamited because they are inconvenient for farmers, home-owners and city planners.

The strength of this book lies in the juxtaposition of the mindless dreadful cruelty of mankind and the quiet humanity of rescuers and nurturers like the writer. (How can you fathom the mind of a reporter who turns up to do a story at the Wildlife Sanctuary wearing a beaver coat?) I loved this book. I laughed, I cried and I ended up angry and sleepless. Thank you Audrey Tournay and Boston Mills Press for a book I shall long remember.

My PHOTOS/ slideshow is of the ACTUAL copy I'm selling  AND FORMS PART OF MY DESCRIPTION  

Australian buyers : I would  REALLY  PREFER Payment made through Bank Deposit or  Money Order.

International buyers : please pay through Paypal.

Feedback will be left once it has been left for me. When payment is received I will send your package within 24 hours.

If you have any questions please e-mail. Good luck .

HAPPY    BUYING! 

Can   I  Make   A  Suggestion  ??

5-6 BOOKS WILL FIT IN  ONE  AUSTRALIA POST SATCHEL, & postage is just $11.60 for this satchel  ..TOTAL!  If you live in W.A;   N.T; QLD;  SA; NSW  OR TASSIE  look thru my Ebay Store or email me for other titles/genres etc  and make the most of this HUGE postage discount for yourself !

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~  as there are lots & lots of old, RARE and COLLECTABLE BOOKS to be cleared from our bookshelves. We’re new retirees downsizing from 30+ years teaching & clearing an 80 year, 3 generation private family collection of often valuable books !

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A SUPERB FIRST EDITION COPY. REMEMBER you can save HEAPS within AUst by buying two or more books at once!! This $9.90 SATCHEL allows you 3 KILOS of books !!!! As other payment options have fees for me, may I politely ask that my AUSSIE buyers pay with BANK DEPOSIT or Money Order, Please? THANKS!!!! Email with any questions or if you want more pics - we also have more than 10,000 books we need to clear! My feedback should assure you of my integrity - it's taken 7 years to build up that reputati
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