Books by Craig Childs and Complete Book Reviews

Craig Childs, Author Back Bay Books $23.95 (304p) ISBN 978-1-57061-159-9
Childs's obsessive quest to find, map, observe and get wet in the waters of America's deserts has personal roots. Born in the Sonoran Desert of West Texas, this naturalist, river guide and author of four previous books (most recently, Grand Canyon)...
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Craig Childs, Author Sasquatch Books $14.95 (256p) ISBN 978-1-57061-101-8
There lies another world out there in the woods, in the air and in the earth's fresh and salt waters. In this realm, where humans rarely venture, the animals reign. Childs (Stone Desert) has constructed insightful and fascinating tales of his...
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Craig Childs, Little, Brown, $24.99 (288p) ISBN 978-0-316-06642-6
Childs (The Animal Dialogues) intermingles personal experiences as a desert ecologist and adventurer with a journalistic look at scientists, collectors, museum officials, and pot hunters to explore what should happen to ancient artifacts....
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Craig Childs, Author . Little, Brown $24.99 (325p) ISBN 978-0-316-06632-7
In these eloquent essays, naturalist and adventurer Childs (House of Rain ) describes some of his extraordinary experiences with creatures—from wasps, red-spotted toads and hummingbirds to grizzly bears, coyotes and jaguars. Seeking entré
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Craig Childs. Pantheon, $27.95 (368p) ISBN 978-0-307-37909-2
In an adventure tale, scientific overview, requiem, and celebration, Childs offers a mesmerizing and provocative look at our ever-changing, “everending” planet. We live on “an excitable planet,” one where mass extinctions—five previous and a sixth...
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Craig Childs, illus. by Sarah Gilman. Pantheon, $27.95 (288p) ISBN 978-0-307-90865-0
In this captivating travelogue, Childs (Apocalyptic Planet) treads the late Ice Age with the first migrants to the Americas—adventurous and canny explorers who traveled amid disappearing glaciers and “a cycle of animals of all sizes from voles and...
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Craig Childs. Torrey House, $14.95 trade paper (120p) ISBN 978-1-948814-18-8
Few writers can better express the strange vitality of desert landscapes than Childs (Atlas of a Lost World), as this brief but memorable trek through the American Southwest proves. The book’s eight essays reveal the desert as at once solid and...
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