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Temple Grandin Books

  • Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism?because Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are incomprehensible to the rest of us. In this unprecedented book, Grandin...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2008
  • Revered animal behavior expert Temple Grandin offers small-scale farmers of all levels her unique insights into cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats, along with practical guidance on how to safely and humanely move, handle, and restrain livestock.

    Publisher : Storey Publishing, LLC
    published : 2017
  • An authorized biography about Temple Grandin's life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist, and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities, by Sibert Medal-winning author Sy Montgomery. Includes photographs, many from Temple's personal collection.

    Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    published : 2012
  • This is the fourth Jack Irish thriller. Jack Irish--gambler, cook and cabinetmaker, finder of people who don't want to be found--has a new job, hunting for evidence that might save the beautiful sculptor Sarah Longmore from a murder rap. Jack soon falls headlong into a world of shady deals, sexual secrets and country rednecks.

    Publisher : The Text Publishing Company
    published : 2010
  • Guy Pearce stars as Jack Irish in an ABC feature based on Dead Point . Winner, Ned Kelly Award, Best Crime Novel, 2000 It takes a lot to rattle Jack Irish but, as Melbourne descends into a cold, wet winter, his mood is on the same trajectory. The woman in Jack's life has reconnected with an old flame. He has gambled and lost massively and seen...

    Publisher : The Text Publishing Company
    published : 2014
  • An eye-opening examination of Latin America 's role as proving ground for U.S. imperial strategies and tactics In recent years, one book after another has sought to take the measure of the Bush administration's aggressive foreign policy. In their search for precedents, they invoke the Roman and British empires as well as postwar reconstructions...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2006
  • The stunning, never before told story of the quixotic attempt to recreate small-town America in the heart of the Amazon In 1927, Henry Ford, the richest man in the world, bought a tract of land twice the size of Delaware in the Brazilian Amazon. His intention was to grow rubber, but the project rapidly evolved into a more ambitious bid to export...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2010
  • Four centuries ago, a precious idol was hidden in the jungles of Peru. To the Incan people, it is still the ultimate symbol of their spirit. To William race, an American linguist enlisted by the U.S. Army to decipher the clues to its location, it's the ultimate symbol of the apocalypse... Carved from a rare stone not found on Earth, the idol possesses...

    Publisher : St. Martin's Press
    published : 2007
  • Winner of the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction. Meet Jack Irish, criminal lawyer, debt collector, football lover, turf watcher, trainee cabinetmaker, and one of the best crime characters ever created. When Jack receives a puzzling message from a jailed ex-client he's too deep in misery over Fitzroy's latest loss to take much notice. Next thing...

    Publisher : The Text Publishing Company
    published : 2012
  • Anne Carson: fifteen, beautiful, wayward. Abducted. The rich Carsons have closed ranks and summoned Frank Calder, subject to strict instructions. This is not the first kidnapping in the Carson family and hard lessons have been learned. But are the two events connected? And is greed the motivation? Revenge? Or could it be something else? To find...

    Publisher : The Text Publishing Company
    published : 2010