Amanda Vincent, Diving into the World of Words

Amanda Vincent

hide captionDr. Amanda Vincent's research focuses on the coastal environment.

Dr. Amanda Vincent is the director of Project Seahorse at the University of British Columbia, an organization that conducts research on sustainable use of the world's coastal marine ecosystems.

She was able to conserve enough personal energy to put together a list of books she managed to read this summer.

Amanda Vincent's Reading List

Cover of 'The Golden Spruce'

hide captionThe sad tale of the golden spruce is of particular interest to environmental scientists such as Dr. Vincent.

Race Against Time, by Stephen Lewis.

The Golden Spruce, by John Vaillant.

The Sewing Circles of Herat, by Christina Lamb.

Rounding the Horn, by Dallas Murphy.

Soul Mountain, by Gao Xingjian.

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Race Against Time
Race Against Time

Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa

by Stephen Lewis

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Golden Spruce
Golden Spruce

A True Story of Myth, Madness, And Greed

by John Vaillant

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The Sewing Circles of Herat
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A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan

by Christina Lamb

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Rounding The Horn
Rounding The Horn

Being the Story of Williwaws and Windjammers, Drake, Darwin, Murdered Missionaries and Naked Natives - A Deck's Eye View of Cape Horn

by Dallas Murphy

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Soul Mountain
Soul Mountain

by Xingjian Gao and Mabel Lee

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