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Coyote at the Kitchen Door

Living with Wildlife in Suburbia

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$22.50 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674060180

Publication Date: 05/15/2011

Short

224 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

13 halftones

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  • Preface
  • Prologue: Suburban Beginnings
  • 1. The World’s Neighborhoods
  • 2. The Form Setter
  • 3. Gradient in Time: A Brief History of Wildlife in America
  • 4. Suburban Wildlife Encounters
  • 5. Mixed Messages
  • 6. The Suburban Jungle
  • 7. A Trilogy of Tolerable Nuisances: Part I—Traffic
  • 8. A Trilogy of Tolerable Nuisances: Parts II and III—Light and Noise
  • 9. Home Ownership and Other Near-death Experiences
  • 10. Living with People and Wildlife in Suburbia: A Short Story about a Small Moose
  • 11. Coyote Spirits
  • 12. A Suburban Land Ethic
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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