Official Review: A Vanishing Kind

Please use this sub-forum to discuss any non-fiction books such as autobiographies or political commentary books.
Forum rules
Authors and publishers are not able to post replies in the review topics.
Post Reply
User avatar
Howlan
Posts: 1963
Joined: 01 Oct 2019, 08:15
Favorite Book: Looking for Alaska
Currently Reading: War Graves
Bookshelf Size: 121
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-howlan.html
Latest Review: Finding My Balloon by Kathleen Shapona

Re: Official Review: A Vanishing Kind

Post by Howlan »

I do not enjoy reading memoirs so I am going to pass on this one. Thanks for the great review!
Kajori50
Posts: 1911
Joined: 10 Aug 2018, 15:10
Currently Reading: Noah's Quest
Bookshelf Size: 527
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-kajori50.html
Latest Review: West Virginia Boys by Tracey Mellert

Post by Kajori50 »

A memoir with a professional touch seems to be interesting.

Thank you for the great review.
User avatar
jemgirl202
Posts: 1828
Joined: 17 Feb 2016, 15:33
Currently Reading: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Bookshelf Size: 870
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-jemgirl202.html
Latest Review: My Angel My Hero by Brenda E. Mcdaniel

Post by jemgirl202 »

This sounds like an interesting book and sounds perfect for those who are interested in conservation. I also am interested in how some groups, while created with good intentions are susceptible to corruption. Congrats on the book of the day. Great review.
User avatar
Laura Bach
Posts: 1482
Joined: 25 Mar 2018, 11:32
Favorite Book: The Book Thief
Currently Reading: The Glass Castle
Bookshelf Size: 1049
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-laura-bach.html
Latest Review: The Dark Star of the Dorothy Curse by Steven Rood

Post by Laura Bach »

I like books that value the bond between humans and nature. I also appreciate the simplicity of the language. Congrats!
User avatar
Abacus
Posts: 1057
Joined: 14 Oct 2018, 13:11
2021 Reading Goal: 52
Favorite Book: Elizabeth's Garden
Currently Reading: Zonas de
Bookshelf Size: 194
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-abacus.html
Latest Review: Elizabeth's Garden by Phillip Leighton-Daly
Reading Device: B00GDQDRPK

Post by Abacus »

"A Vanishing Kind" by John Wamsley and Stephen L. Davey - John Wamsley had a difficult upbringing in a large family, but he was also a very thoughtful person. When he encountered a roadblock to his plans, he thought of alternative ways of achieving his ends. He grew up to be a mathematician and a conservationist of the Australian bush and left a lasting legacy.
User avatar
Cazrichmond
Posts: 696
Joined: 24 May 2020, 17:41
Currently Reading: The Little Book of Bad Intentions
Bookshelf Size: 118
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-cazrichmond.html
Latest Review: Saved By The Well by Ivy Hove

Post by Cazrichmond »

This sounds like a fascinating book about conservation of threatened wildlife in Australia. The biography also details the struggles in maintaining this with constant change of regulations and corruption within government officials. Thanks for a great review.
User avatar
zainherb
Posts: 786
Joined: 27 Nov 2017, 04:31
2021 Reading Goal: 100
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 83
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-zainherb.html
Latest Review: The Leadership of Muhammad by Joel Hayward

Post by zainherb »

Conservation of wildlife is always important and always interesting. It is truly refreshing to know that there is someone who struggled against all odds for most of his life to do something about the issue. Most people just talk about it while doing nothing.
I believe I will definitely enjoy reading this book.

Thanks for your detailed and insightful review!
:techie-reference:
Booksmart-56
Posts: 355
Joined: 06 Oct 2020, 09:25
2021 Reading Goal: 30
Favorite Book: The Dark Web Murders
Currently Reading: Beyond Pipe Dreams and Platitudes
Bookshelf Size: 35
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-booksmart-56.html
Latest Review: Spellbound - The Workings of Drugtech by Marcel Sahade

Post by Booksmart-56 »

A great inspirational novel that focuses on a man's challenge overcoming obstacles in the pursuit of wildlife conservation. Congrats BOTD.
Leroy2017
Posts: 63
Joined: 07 Nov 2020, 12:39
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 16
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-leroy2017.html
Latest Review: The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Fallacy by H. Nattanya Andersen

Post by Leroy2017 »

An autobiography on wildlife conservation, quit informative. Thanks for the good review
Michaeljerry309
Posts: 452
Joined: 09 Jan 2021, 02:57
2021 Reading Goal: 50
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 47
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-michaeljerry309.html
Latest Review: An Academic Nurse's Tale by Pamela J. Brink

Post by Michaeljerry309 »

This is a well-written review and I commend the author for his/her effort.
This is a very interesting book, the right balance of education and entertainment if you ask me and the subject matter is one of great interest to people who would love to travel to Austria.
Nice one
K+SQUARE
Posts: 181
Joined: 10 Nov 2020, 12:48
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 20
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-k-square.html
Latest Review: The King of May by Matthew Tysz

Post by K+SQUARE »

These words, "His story emphasized the value of having the proper motive for chosen pursuits in life" as said by the reviewer summarizes why a man will go through fire and come out smiling. Thanks for an awesome review.
User avatar
Ahbed Nadir
Posts: 306
Joined: 14 Nov 2020, 02:33
2021 Reading Goal: 30
Currently Reading: Brandy, Ballad of a Pirate Princess
Bookshelf Size: 51
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-ahbed-nadir.html
Latest Review: There's Always Tomorrow by Jim Carr

Post by Ahbed Nadir »

I'm definitely interested in reading this! Wildlife protection is an interesting and educational topic and one that everyone should learn about. Thanks for this review. Will definitely check this out.
"It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends"- Albus Dumbledore
BERYL AUMA
Posts: 33
Joined: 30 Jun 2017, 03:40
Currently Reading: The Biblical Clock
Bookshelf Size: 16

Post by BERYL AUMA »

This book sound educative for conservation. For the love I have towards nature I will definitely read it. Thanks for the review and congratulations for being book of the day.
User avatar
rondanoh1
Posts: 286
Joined: 01 May 2020, 12:47
Favorite Book: 101 Dalmations
Currently Reading: Devil Among Us
Bookshelf Size: 149
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-rondanoh1.html
Latest Review: Daniel and Revelation for Today by Mae Abdul-Karim Wertz
Reading Device: B07K1RZWMC

Post by rondanoh1 »

Thanks for the thorough review. This sounds like a good book to help understand how wildlife conservancy can be done and done well. We all need to know a little more about this subject, and this book could help.
User avatar
buttercake20+
Posts: 351
Joined: 28 Feb 2020, 11:58
2021 Reading Goal: 30
Currently Reading: The Miller's Tale
Bookshelf Size: 230
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-buttercake20.html
Latest Review: The Arrow That Flies By Day by John Servant

Post by buttercake20+ »

This writer has contributed something valuable to life. His passion towards plants and animals is admirable and inspiring. I am certain there is a whole lot to learn from this book. Thanks for the review.
Post Reply

Return to “Non-Fiction Books”