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Prairie Reunion (01 Edition)
Prairie Reunion (01 Edition)
by Scot
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Barbara Scot's memoir begins with a trunk full of memories and her mother's cryptic letters about a marriage unraveling. Like a mystery detective, the author searches for the truth, which takes her back to the scene of a tragedy -- to the farm her family... (read more)

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The Aqua Net Diaries: Big Hair, Big Dreams, Small Town
The Aqua Net Diaries: Big Hair, Big Dreams, Small Town
by Jennifer Niven
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Jennifer Niven quit her job as a television producer to write the true story of a doomed 1913 Arctic expedition in her first book, The Ice Master, which was named one of the top ten nonfiction books by Entertainment Weekly, and won the Barnes andamp... (read more)

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Still Dreaming: My Journey from the Barrio to Capitol Hill
Still Dreaming: My Journey from the Barrio to Capitol Hill
by Guti
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Beloved by the immigrants and working people whose rights he has championed, Luis Gutierrez is sometimes referred to as the “Martin Luther King” or even “Moses” of the Latinos. In the no-nonsense, street-savvy, wise-cracking, and... (read more)

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Wisconsin Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities)
Wisconsin Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities)
by Michael Feldman
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With Wisconsin Curiosities, popular public radio show host Michael Feldman brings his 'deliciously sarcastic' perspective to the subject of his home state. Together with co-author Diana Cook, he's combed Wisconsin for more than 125 of the weirdest... (read more)

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Ohio's Founding Fathers
Ohio's Founding Fathers
by Fred J Milligan
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Arthur St. Clair, Governor of the Northwest Territory, warned friends in Congress that the frontier settlers of Ohio were too indigent and ignorant to form a constitution and government for themselves. This is the story of the men who proved him wrong... (read more)

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Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis
Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis
by Mark Binelli
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Detroit City Is the Place to Be is one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012 Once Americas capitalist dream town, Detroit is our countrys greatest urban failure, having fallen the longest and the farthest—and, finally, into... (read more)

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The Prairies (Canada)
The Prairies (Canada)
by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
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As expansive as Canada itself, this outstanding series captures outstanding views of panoramic landscapes, brilliant city skylines, and picturesque communities -- 96 pages and 70 stunning images by internationally renowned photographers, plus descriptive... (read more)

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Window to a Changed World: The Personal Memoirs of William Graham
Window to a Changed World: The Personal Memoirs of William Graham
by William Graham
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At the age of eight William Graham experienced a religious conversion that led him to become a Methodist minister. Graham's ministry involved a long journey as a circuit rider, traveling from Pennsylvania across Indian territory to northwest Indiana. In... (read more)

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Pink Houses and Family Taverns (Illinois)
Pink Houses and Family Taverns (Illinois)
by Becky Bradway
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..". Becky Bradway writes compellingly about the place where she was raised and still lives, but she also knows that the hidden component of place is time and its ceaseless motion and the motion it spawns in all of us. On these many stable planes, we... (read more)

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Chicago by Gaslight: A History of Chicago's Underworld 1880-1920
Chicago by Gaslight: A History of Chicago's Underworld 1880-1920
by Richard Lindberg
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This book revises the picture of the glittering Chicago of impressive mansions and museums; it exposes the city's corrupt underbelly and the realities of life in an age which is often assumed to have been simpler and more moral than ours. Includes... (read more)

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Family
Family
by Ian Frazier
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Family tells the story of Ian Frazier's family in America from the early colonial days to the present. Using letters and other family documents, he reconstructs two hundred years of middle class life, visiting small towns his ancestors lived in, reading... (read more)

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Always of Home: A Southern Illinois Childhood
Always of Home: A Southern Illinois Childhood
by Edgar Allen Imhoff
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Edgar Allen Imhoff renders a series of touching, colorful vignettes about growing up in southern Illinois during the Great Depression. He writes poignantly of his family and their struggles (including his fathers exhausting but successful effort at self-... (read more)

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The Voyageur's Highway: Minnesota's Border Lake Land (Mysteries & Horror)
The Voyageur's Highway: Minnesota's Border Lake Land (Mysteries & Horror)
by Grace L Nute
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A popular guide to the state's canoe country from Rainy Lake east to Lake Superior tells of the famous explorers, great fur traders, voyageurs, Indians, and loggers who passed that way. Photographs and maps support the fascinating, authoritative text.... (read more)

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Journal of a Trapper
Journal of a Trapper
by Osborne Russell
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'Reader, if you are in search of a Classical and Scientific tourist, please to lay this Volume down, and pass on, for this simply informs you what a Trapper has seen and experienced. But if you wish to peruse a Hunter's rambles among the wild regions of... (read more)

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Latino Minnesota
Latino Minnesota
by Leigh Roethke
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Latino Minnesota is a vibrant, diverse community whose contributions to the history of the North Star State have been many. Migrants, immigrants, and their U.S.-born children have added to the economic, cultural, and social fabric of Minnesota for nearly... (read more)

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The Twin Cities Naturally: A Pictorial Tour of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area
The Twin Cities Naturally: A Pictorial Tour of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area
by Greg Ryan
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Repackaged edition. Long-time Twin Cities' area residents Greg Ryan and Sally Beyer guide readers through the scenic places and little-known nooks and crannies of Minneapolis and St. Paul while offering a new angle on the more popular sights. They... (read more)

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City of Scoundrels (13 Edition)
City of Scoundrels (13 Edition)
by Krist
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The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a city already on the brink of collapse. When 1919 began, the city of... (read more)

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Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West
Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West
by William Cronon
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In this groundbreaking work, William Cronon gives us an environmental perspective on the history of nineteenth-century America. By exploring the ecological and economic changes that made Chicago America's most dynamic city and the Great West its... (read more)

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The Chicago River: An Illustrated History and Guide to the River and Its Waterways
The Chicago River: An Illustrated History and Guide to the River and Its Waterways
by David M Solzman
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This comprehensive guide to the Chicago River and its waterways includes photographs, maps, and resources for visitors.... (read more)

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Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s
Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s
by Donald Worster
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Twenty-five years after his book helped to define the new field of environmental history, Worster links the Dust Bowl to current political, economic, and ecological issues. 66 halftones & maps.... (read more)

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