May 23rd, 2015
Home | Log in! or Register

Fresh Fiction
Todays_Pick
Fresh Pick
Taken

IN THE RED ZONEIN THE RED ZONE

On Top Shelf

X
Fresh Reader News delivered daily:

May blossoms can be steamy!

Slideshow image


Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
Mellie has a plan but Trevor has a problem!


slideshow image
The first night was a dare. The second night was trouble...


slideshow image
The toughest rodeo rider in Hell, Texas, discovers his tender side with a feisty cowgirl


slideshow image
First in small-town Tennessee series explores first and second chances at love.


slideshow image
Sometimes old flames are the hottest of all . . .


slideshow image
Passions ignite in thirteen dangerously HOT romances.




Purchase

Buy at WalMart.com

Add to Wish List


Also by Anders Halverson:

An Entirely Synthetic Fish, March 2010
Hardcover

An Entirely Synthetic Fish
Anders Halverson

Yale University Press
March 2010
On Sale: March 2, 2010
288 pages
ISBN: 0300140878
EAN: 9780300140873
Hardcover
Add to Wish List

Non-Fiction

Anders Halverson provides an exhaustively researched and grippingly rendered account of the rainbow trout and why it has become the most commonly stocked and controversial freshwater fish in the United States. Discovered in the remote waters of northern California, rainbow trout have been artificially propagated and distributed for more than 130 years by government officials eager to present Americans with an opportunity to get back to nature by going fishing. Proudly dubbed “an entirely synthetic fish” by fisheries managers, the rainbow trout has been introduced into every state and province in the United States and Canada and to every continent except Antarctica, often with devastating effects on the native fauna. Halverson examines the paradoxes and reveals a range of characters, from nineteenth-century boosters who believed rainbows could be the saviors of democracy to twenty-first-century biologists who now seek to eradicate them from waters around the globe. Ultimately, the story of the rainbow trout is the story of our relationship with the natural world—how it has changed and how it startlingly has not.

Media Buzz

Diane Rehm Show - NPR - March 2, 2010

Comments

No comments posted.

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!

© 2003-2015 off-the-edge.net
all rights reserved

Google+ Google+