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Wild life : finding my purpose in an untamed world  Cover Image Book Book

Wild life : finding my purpose in an untamed world

Wynn-Grant, Rae (author.).

Summary: Growing up in the diverse and bustling California Bay Area, renowned wildlife ecologist Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant always felt worlds away from the white male adventurers she watched explore the wilderness on TV. She dreamed of a future where she could spend sleepless nights under the crowded canopies of the Amazon and the starry skies of the savanna. But as Rae set off on her own expeditions in the wild, she saw nature's delicate balance in a new light. Wild Life follows Rae on her adventures and explorations in some of the world's most remote locales. Hers is a story about a nearly twenty-year career in the wild--carving a niche as one of very few Black female scientists--and the challenges she had to overcome, expectations she had to leave behind, and the many lessons she learned along the way. An incredible journey spanning the Great Plains of North America to the rainforests of Madagascar, Wild Life sheds light on our pivotal relationship and responsibility to the natural world and the relatives--both human and otherwise--that we share it with.

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  • ISBN: 1638930406
  • ISBN: 9781638930402
  • Physical Description: xv, 269 pages ; 24 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Get Lifted Books, a Zondo imprint, 2024.
Subject: Ecologists United States Biography
Wildlife conservationists United States Biography
Wynn-Grant, Rae
Genre: Autobiographies.

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