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America's National Parks, a Pop-Up Book
America's National Parks, a Pop-Up Book
by Don Compton
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"A three-dimensional tour of America's national parks unfolds in this well-designed pop-up book. Ember's arresting artwork is an exercise in nostalgia, rendered in the style of vintage WPA posters. Six seamless pop-ups give a sense of topography to the... (read more)

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Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods
Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods
by Christine Byl
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A lively and lyrical account of one woman's unlikely apprenticeship on a national-park trail crew and what she discovers about nature, gender, and the value of hard work. Christine Byl first encountered the national parks the way most of us do: on... (read more)

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Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone
Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone
by George Black
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“George Black rediscovers the history and lore of one of the planets most magnificent landscapes. Read Empire of Shadows, and youll never think of our first—in many ways our greatest—national park in the same way again.”... (read more)

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Great Lodges of the National Parks: The Companion Book to the PBS Television Series
Great Lodges of the National Parks: The Companion Book to the PBS Television Series
by Christine Barnes
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Stand amid soaring Douglas fir in the great hall of Glacier Park Lodge or sit in the setting sun and gaze into the Grand Canyon at El Tovar. This beautiful gift book will transport you to the majestic lodges of our national parks to relive the glory of... (read more)

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National Parks
National Parks
by Charles E Little
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48 of our most breathtaking natural wonders handpicked for their scenery and attractions are explored in detail -- includes Acadia, Maine; Big Bend, Texas; Denali, Alaska; and more. Explore the 10 featured parks plus 38 additional parks through beautiful... (read more)

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Discovery of Yellowstone Park: Journal of the Washburn Expedition to the Yellowstone and Firehol
Discovery of Yellowstone Park: Journal of the Washburn Expedition to the Yellowstone and Firehol
by Nathaniel Langford
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With the ecological integrity of Yellowstone National Park in contention between developers and environmentalists, the events of its exploration and founding take on added interest. This Bison Books edition of Nathaniel P. Langford's journal brings back... (read more)

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Our National Parks
Our National Parks
by John Muir
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Our National Parks is a guidebook supreme, an exciting introduction to Yosemite and several other magnificent parks by the man who, more than any other person, helped to create them. After this fast-paced trip with Muir, past visitors to the parks will... (read more)

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Mr. Rockefeller's Roads (90 Edition)
Mr. Rockefeller's Roads (90 Edition)
by Roberts
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Gracefully looping through the wilds of Acadia National Park are 51 miles of carriage roads. John D. Rockefeller Jr.'s granddaughter recounts the fascinating story of the roads, and of a man ahead of his time who opened the park to visitors from all... (read more)

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Blue Ridge 2020 : an Owner's Manual (99 Edition)
Blue Ridge 2020 : an Owner's Manual (99 Edition)
by Steve Nash
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A thorough and clear-eyed examination of this most precious and majestic resource. Greensboro News and Record Patient, painstaking and even-handed. Jack Betts, The Charlotte Observer Takes a hard look at what may happen in the coming decades to the... (read more)

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Yellowstone, Land of Wonders: Promenade in North America's National Park
Yellowstone, Land of Wonders: Promenade in North America's National Park
by Jules Leclercq
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In the summer of 1883 Belgian travel writer Jules Leclercq spent ten days on horseback in Yellowstone, the worlds first national park, exploring myriad natural wonders: astonishing geysers, majestic waterfalls, the vast lake, and the breathtaking canyon.... (read more)

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The Adirondacks: Views of an American Wilderness
The Adirondacks: Views of an American Wilderness
by Carl Heilman
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"In most places, human beings dominate the picture. But in a few spots...nature rules unchallenged." So writes Bill McKibben in his uplifting introduction to Adirondacks, a book that reveals nature's glory, and the unique give and take between people and... (read more)

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In Pictures Yellowstone: The Continuing Story
In Pictures Yellowstone: The Continuing Story
by Sandra Chisholm Robinson
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The very best in brilliant full-color photography in a large format book, with accurate, readable, interpretive text on the natural scene and the human history of national parks and monuments throughout the country... (read more)

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In the Empire of Ice: Encounters in a Changing Landscape
In the Empire of Ice: Encounters in a Changing Landscape
by Gretel Ehrlich
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Yellowstone: The Creation and Selling of an American Landscape, 1870-1903
Yellowstone: The Creation and Selling of an American Landscape, 1870-1903
by Christopher J Magoc
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Examines the American myths and late-Victorian values behind the movement both to preserve the Yellowstone wilderness and to extract its natural resources--codifying the ultimate American landscape.... (read more)

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Grand Canyon Women: Lives Shaped by Landscape
Grand Canyon Women: Lives Shaped by Landscape
by Betty Leavengood
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The Grand Canyon is as well known for its intrepid adventurers as it is for its overwhelming beauty. While the most well-known adventurers are men, many of the Canyon's heroes are heroines. In Grand Canyon Women, Betty Leavengood corrects this omission... (read more)

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Searching for Yellowstone: Ecology and Wonder in the Last Wilderness
Searching for Yellowstone: Ecology and Wonder in the Last Wilderness
by Paul Schullery
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Combining exhaustive research with twenty-five years of experience at Yellowstone, Paul Schullery paints a dramatically new picture of Yellowstone park. He shows how Yellowstone's discovery by whites followed 10,000 years of occupation and use by native... (read more)

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Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park
Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park
by Lee H Whittlesey
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Intriguing stories of how people have died in Yellowstone warn about the many dangers that exist there and in wild areas in general.... (read more)

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Battling for Manassas: The Fifty-Year Preservation Struggle at Manassas National Battlefield Park
Battling for Manassas: The Fifty-Year Preservation Struggle at Manassas National Battlefield Park
by Joan M. Zenzen
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When the Disney Company ended months of controversy in 1995 by deciding against locating its historic theme park near the National Battlefield Park in Manassas, Virginia, advocates of historic preservation had won their own battle but perhaps not their... (read more)

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Regreening the National Parks
Regreening the National Parks
by Michael Frome
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What has happened to our national parks? Overcrowding and commercialization are commonplace, and with the increase in visitation has come not only congestion but crime. Yet visitor enjoyment seems to be a higher priority of those who manage the parks... (read more)

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Adirondack Moments
Adirondack Moments
by James Kraus
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Gorgeous photographs of one of America's most beloved park and vacation destinations. The six million acres of the Adirondack Park in northern New York State is one of the largest protected parks in the United States. Treasured for its awe-inspiring... (read more)

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