WorldCat Identities

Caras, Roger A.

Overview
Works: 109 works in 418 publications in 3 languages and 23,727 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Biography  Field guides  Short stories  History  Illustrated works  Biographies  Sea stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
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Most widely held works about Roger A Caras
 
Most widely held works by Roger A Caras
A cat is watching : a look at the way cats see us by Roger A Caras( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how cats view people and the world around them through a combination of biology, psychology, and personal anecdote
Dangerous to man : the definitive story of wildlife's reputed dangers by Roger A Caras( Book )

26 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A field guide to venomous animals and poisonous plants, North America, north of Mexico by Steven Foster( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes dangerous mammals, reptiles, spiders, insects, flowers, shrubs, trees, and mushrooms
Roger Caras' treasury of great cat stories by Roger A Caras( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of stories about cats features works by writers such as Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Allan Poe, Saki, Paul Gallico, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Lilian Jackson Braun
Venomous animals of the world by Roger A Caras( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North American mammals; fur-bearing animals of the United States and Canada by Roger A Caras( Book )

13 editions published between 1902 and 1974 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forest by Roger A Caras( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary evocation of life in a northwestern American forest
The endless migrations by Roger A Caras( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perfect harmony : the intertwining lives of animals and humans throughout history by Roger A Caras( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vital but virtually ignored aspect of human history: the partnership between man and domestic animals through the ages. At the dawn of civilization, Caras asserts, man alone was unable to take the giant steps necessary to achieve our current levels of technology and sophistication. But at each stage in our cultural evolution, he writes, domesticated animals enabled us to move on to the next level. The extent of our dependence upon these animals - which have provided us
Roger Caras' treasury of great dog stories by Roger A Caras( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog lovers will find loyalty personified in stories of canine devotion by writers from Turgenev to Ray Bradbury
A dog is listening : the way some of our closest friends view us by Roger A Caras( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With personal stories about his own family of twelve dogs, the author explores the world from a dog's eye view
Monarch of Deadman Bay; the life and death of a Kodiak bear by Roger A Caras( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE MONARCH IS THE SPECIES OF ALASKAN BROWN BEAR KNOWN AS THE KODIAK, THE LARGEST LIVING TERRESTRIAL CARNIVORE. HE INHABITS KODIAK ISLAND, ALASKA. THE AUTHOR GIVES A COMPELLING PICTURE OF BOTH THE LANDSCAPE AND THE MAN-KILLER. HIS AIM IS TO GIVE THE ESSENCE OF WILD PLACES IN THE HOPE THEY WILL BE PRESERVED
Last chance on earth; a requiem for wildlife by Roger A Caras( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Custer Wolf; biography of an American renegade by Roger A Caras( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictionalized saga of the infamous stock-killer of the early 1900's
Harper's illustrated handbook of dogs by Roger A Caras( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various breeds of dogs; their personality, appearance, and suitability for a particular environment to aid in selecting a pet
Harper's illustrated handbook of cats by Robert Warren Kirk( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different breeds and their characteristics, gives advice on selecting and caring for a cat, and discusses common health care and behavior problems
Mara Simba : the African lion by Roger A Caras( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life story of an African lion from birth to death, as he is initiated into a world of predators, perils, and man. Covers every facet of the lion's daily and seasonal social life and struggle to survive
Death as a way of life by Roger A Caras( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maintaining that the will to hunt is inherent in man, naturalist Caras analyzes man's proclivity for hunting and killing from prehistoric times when man had to hunt and kill for food to the present when the hunt is considered sport. Built-in physical and emotional killing, equipment technology, male bonding or camaraderie, and masculine self-image explain hunting as a recreation
A celebration of cats by Roger A Caras( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The private lives of animals by Roger A Caras( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A field guide to venomous animals and poisonous plants, North America, north of Mexico
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A field guide to venomous animals and poisonous plants, North America, north of MexicoRoger Caras' treasury of great cat storiesThe forestA perfect harmony : the intertwining lives of animals and humans throughout historyRoger Caras' treasury of great dog storiesA dog is listening : the way some of our closest friends view usHarper's illustrated handbook of dogsHarper's illustrated handbook of catsA celebration of cats
Alternative Names

controlled identitySarac, Roger, 1928-2001

Caras, Roger.

Caras, Roger 1928-2001

Caras, Roger Andrew

Caras, Roger Andrew 1928-2001

Roger A. Caras Amerikaans fotograaf (1928-2001)

Roger A. Caras amerikansk fotograf

Roger A. Caras fotògraf estatunidenc

Roger A. Caras fotógrafu estauxunidense (1928–2001)

Roger A. Caras photographe américain

Sarac Roger

Роджър Карас

Languages
English (204)

Swedish (3)

Danish (1)