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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
by Dorothy Wickenden
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Now in paperback, the acclaimed and captivating true story of two restless society girls who left their affluent lives to "rough it" as teachers in the wilds of Colorado in 1916. In 1916, Dorothy Wickenden's grandmother, Dorothy Woodruff, and her best... (read more)

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Young Men and Fire
Young Men and Fire
by Norman MacLean
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On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Two hours after their jump, all but three of these men... (read more)

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Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains
Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains
by Isabella Bird
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In 1872, Isabella Bird, daughter of a clergyman, set off alone to the Antipodes 'in search of health' and found she had embarked on a life of adventurous travel. In 1873, wearing Hawaiian riding dress, she rode her horse through the American Wild West... (read more)

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Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
by Kristen Iversen
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Full Body Burden is Kristen Iversen's story of growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant. It's also a book about the destructive power of secrets—both family secrets and government secrets. Her father... (read more)

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Glacier National Park (Images of America)
Glacier National Park (Images of America)
by Bill Yenne
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Glacier National Park is a majestic million acres of towering mountains, ancient glaciers, and amazing biodiversity. Located astride both the Continental Divide and Hudson Bay Divide, Glacier contains Triple Divide Peak, the only point in North America... (read more)

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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
by Dorothy Wickenden
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Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood attended grade school and Smith College together, spent nine months on a grand tour of Europe in 1910, and then, bored with society luncheons and chaperoned balls and not yet ready for marriage, they went off to... (read more)

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The Colorado Mountain Companion: A Potpourri of Useful Miscellany from the Highest Parts of the Highest State (Pruett)
The Colorado Mountain Companion: A Potpourri of Useful Miscellany from the Highest Parts of the Highest State (Pruett)
by M John Fayhee
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You will learn mountain lexicons (so that you’ll know what a gutter bunny, potato chip, and prune really mean), Colorado as a movie set, Colorado songs, skiing, fishing, avalanches, geology, historic districts, hiking and biking, snakes, Superfund... (read more)

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Growing Up True: Lessons from a Western Boyhood
Growing Up True: Lessons from a Western Boyhood
by Craig S Barnes
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In Growing Up True, Craig Barnes shares his inspirarional stories of growing up in rural Colorado during and after World War II.... (read more)

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The Magnificent Mountain Women: Adventures in the Colorado Rockies (Women of the West)
The Magnificent Mountain Women: Adventures in the Colorado Rockies (Women of the West)
by Janet Robertson
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Since the Pikes Peak gold rush in the mid-nineteenth century, women have gone into the mountains of Colorado to hike, climb, ski, homestead, botanize, act as guides, practice medicine, and meet a variety of other challenges, whether for sport or for... (read more)

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Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place
Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place
by Terry Tempest Williams
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In the spring of 1983 Terry Tempest Williams learned that her mother was dying of cancer. That same season, The Great Salt Lake began to rise to record heights, threatening the herons, owls, and snowy egrets that Williams, a poet and naturalist, had come... (read more)

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Butch Cassidy Was Here: Historic Inscriptions of the Colorado Plateau
Butch Cassidy Was Here: Historic Inscriptions of the Colorado Plateau
by James Knipmeyer
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"The content of these historic inscriptions, of course, varies. Most are a name and a date, though many are simply a name or initials, while some contain only a date. Occasionally additional information is given: where they were from, where they... (read more)

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Cody (Images of America)
Cody (Images of America)
by Lynn Johnson Houze
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Founded in 1896 by William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody and members of the Shoshone Land and Irrigation Company, Cody lies 53 miles east of Yellowstone National Park. Situated in a geographical area known as the Big Horn Basin, the town is surrounded by part... (read more)

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Colorado Treasure Tales
Colorado Treasure Tales
by W C Jameson
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Colorado is considered by many to be the promised land of lost treasure. Silver miners, gold prospectors, government agents, crooked Army paymasters, and the Spanish conquistadors have... (read more)

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Across the Northern Frontier: Spanish Explorations in Colorado
Across the Northern Frontier: Spanish Explorations in Colorado
by Phil Carson
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In lean, swift-moving prose, Across the Northern Frontier chronicles the compelling adventures of the Spaniards who ventured north from colonial New Mexico into the unknown, and their contacts and conflicts with Native Americans. The narrative takes the... (read more)

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Horace Tabor: His Life and the Legend
Horace Tabor: His Life and the Legend
by Duane A Smith
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The first biography to give full attention to Tabor's mining, business, and political activities as well as to his matrimonial escapades, this is a careful and detailed portrait of a man so extraordinary that even in his own lifetime the facts were... (read more)

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Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
by Kristen Iversen
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Full Body Burden is a haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman, Kristen Iversen, growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America." It's the... (read more)

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Roadside History of Wyoming (Roadside History)
Roadside History of Wyoming (Roadside History)
by Candy Moulton
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In Roadside History of Wyoming readers will learn about the diverse people whose deeds helped define the state's rich history.... (read more)

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The Principled Politician: The Ralph Carr Story
The Principled Politician: The Ralph Carr Story
by Adam Schrager
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This important biography tells the true story of the only political leader in the country to welcome Japanese-Americans to his state during World War II. Colorado Governor Ralph Carr was an unwilling candidate who catapulted to the top of the national... (read more)

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John Colter, His Years in the Rockies: His Years in the Rockies
John Colter, His Years in the Rockies: His Years in the Rockies
by Burton Harris
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John Colter was a crack hunter with the Lewis and Clark expedition before striking out on his own as a mountain man and fur trader. A solitary journey in the winter of 1807-8 took him into present-day Wyoming. To unbelieving trappers he later reported... (read more)

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It Happened in Colorado (It Happened in)
It Happened in Colorado (It Happened in)
by James Andrew. Crutchfield
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True Tales from Colorados Past From the real first settlement of Pueblo to the death of “Buffalo Bill” Cody, It Happened in Colorado gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the Centennial State... (read more)

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