At-A-Glance

Contents

Foreword by Pamela Herring
Preface
Introduction: "You Make Mistake, Maybe We Die"

Part One
1 - The Formation of Central America
2 - Hunter Gatherers and Early Agriculturalists
3 - Kobuka
4 - Petroglyphs, Headhunters, Grave Robbers
5 - A Place Where Nobody Wanted to Live

Part Two
6 - Carmelita and El Tigre
7 - The Coming of the Bongos
8 - A Bad Day Fishing
9 - Stub-Tail
10 - Markets and Wars
11 - Getting to the Other Side of the Road
12 - Law and Lawlessness in Rural Costa Rica

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13 - Lencho's War
14 - Seafood and Sailors
15 - When There Is No Doctor
16 - A Small Golden Eagle for Juanito
17 - There's More To It Than Just a Name
18 - The Last Tapir
19 - Real-Life Superwoman
20 - From Destroyer to Protector
21 - The Black-Hat Guy on the Bicycle

Part Three
22 - Clickity Clack Down the Track
23 - La Casona de Hacienda BarĂº
24 - The Power of a Thought
25 - Fat-Handed Cats
26 - The New Mafia
27 - The Scream Maker
28 - Bird Watching in the Killing Field
29 - Troubled Times in Costa Rica
30 - The Luxury of Living in the Third World
31 - Top Predators
32 - Surviving Joan and Caesar
33 - A Great Name for an Elephant
34 - Costa Rica Moonshine
35 - The Land of Small Hotels and Big Parks
36 - A Place Where Biodiversity Is Increasing
37 - Hacienda BarĂº

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Where Tapirs and Jaguars Once Roamed: Ever-Evolving Costa Rica

Jack Ewing

$22.95 paperback
ISBN 978-1-936555-55-0
6 x 9, 288 pages
photos/illustrations
published 2015

Cover Artist Jan Betts

Jan Betts had a successful career as artist and illustrator for many years in the USA before moving to Costa Rica over 30 years ago. During her time in the rainforest, her life has gone thru many chapters, and her art has followed them all. She has a private studio/gallery where she delights in her creations.

www.janbettsart.com

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Costa Rica Note Cards

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