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Sharman Apt Russell is a nature and science writer from New Mexico, United States. Her topics include living in place, public lands grazing, archaeology, flowers, butterflies, hunger, and Pantheism. Russell was born at Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert in 1954, was raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and settled in southern New Mexico in 1981.

Russell is a professor in the Humanities Department at Western New Mexico University in Silver City, where shes teaches writing for graduate students. Russell received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Montana and her B.S. in Conservation and Natural Resources from the University of California, Berkeley.

Russell's essays and short stories have been widely published and anthologized. Her collections of essays Songs of the Fluteplayer: Seasons of Life in the Southwest (Addison-Wesley, 1991; reprinted by University of Nebraska Press, 2000) won the 1992 Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award and New Mexico Zia Award and recounts her years as a back-to-the-lander in rural New Mexico. Standing in the Light: My Life as a Pantheist was a New Mexico Book Award finalist and one of Booklists' top ten religious books of 2008.

Hunger: An Unnatural History (Basic Books, 2005) was the result of a Rockefeller Fellowship at Bellagio, Italy, and An Obsession with Butterflies: Our Long Love Affair with a Singular Insect (Perseus Books, 2003) was a pick of independent booksellers in the Summer 2003 Book Sense 76. Anatomy of a Rose: Exploring the Secret Life of Flowers has been translated into Korean, Chinese, Swedish, German, Spanish, and Portuguese, with other books also translated into Russian and Italian. Other awards for Russell are a Pushcart Prize, the Henry Joseph Jackson Award, and the Writers at Work Award. The Last Matriarch (University of New Mexico Press, 2000) is a novel about Paleolithic life in New Mexico some 11,000 years ago. The Humpbacked Fluteplayer (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1994) is a fantasy for ages 8—12.

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Total Books: 37
Teresa of the New World
2015 - Teresa of the New World (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781631580420
ISBN-10: 1631580426
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Diary of a Citizen Scientist Chasing Tiger Beetles and Other New Ways of Engaging the World
Standing in the Light My Life as a Pantheist
Standing in the Light
2008 - Standing in the Light (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780465005178
ISBN-10: 0465005179
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality
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Hunger An Unnatural History
2006 - Hunger an Unnatural History (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465071654
ISBN-10: 0465071651
Genres: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, History, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
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2005 - Frederick Douglass [Black Americans of Achievement Econo-Clad] (Other)Paperback
An Obsession with Butterflies
2004 - An Obsession with Butterflies (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099471332
ISBN-10: 0099471337
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Frederick Douglass Abolitionist Editor
2004 - Frederick Douglass Abolitionist Editor [Black Americans of Achievement] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780791081570
ISBN-10: 0791081575
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Das geheime Leben der Blumen
2003 - Das Geheime Leben Der Blumen (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783423206235
ISBN-10: 3423206233
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An Obsession With Butterflies Our Long Love Affair with a Singular Insect
2003 - An Obsession with Butterflies Our Long Love Affair with a Singular Insect (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780738206998
ISBN-10: 0738206997
Genres: Science & Math, Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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An Obsession With Butterflies  Our Long Love Affair With a Singular Insect
Anatomy of a Rose The Secret Life of Flowers
2002 - Anatomy of a Rose the Secret Life of Flowers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099429562
ISBN-10: 009942956X
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Songs of the Fluteplayer Seasons of Life in the Southwest
Anatomy of a Rose Exploring the Secret Life of Flowers
2002 - Anatomy of a Rose Exploring the Secret Life of Flowers (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780738206691
ISBN-10: 0738206695
Genres: Science & Math, Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.
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Kill the Cowboy A Battle of Mythology in the New West
When the Land Was Young Reflections on American Archaeology
2001 - When the Land Was Young Reflections on American Archaeology (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780803289871
ISBN-10: 0803289871
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
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The Last Matriarch
2000 - The Last Matriarch (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780826321312
ISBN-10: 0826321313
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Kill the Cowboy A Battle of Mythology in the New West
The Humpbacked Fluteplayer
1994 - The Humpbacked Fluteplayer (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679824084
ISBN-10: 0679824081
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Frederick Douglas
Frederick Douglas [Black Americans of Achievement Econo-Clad] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780613012560
ISBN-10: 0613012569
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Year of the Ojibwa
Year of the Ojibwa [Scott, Foresman reading] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780673628985
ISBN-10: 0673628981
Genre: Children's Books
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Black Americans of Achievement Legacy Edition Set 18-Volumes
Black Americans of Achievement Legacy Edition Set 18-volumes [Black Americans of Achievement - Legacy Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780791087350
ISBN-10: 0791087352
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