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Portland ABC (Larry Gets Lost)
Portland ABC (Larry Gets Lost)
by John Skewes
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JOHN SKEWES is a professional illustrator living in Seattle. He began work as a product designer and character artist for Disney Consumer Products before leaving to start his own company, Retrodyne Industries, in 2001. His clients include Warner Bros... (read more)

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S Is for Salmon: A Pacific Northwest Alphabet
S Is for Salmon: A Pacific Northwest Alphabet
by Hannah Viano
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In this beautiful ABC book, C is for Crab; D is for Douglas fir; and E is for Eagle. Based on Pacific Northwest artist Hannah Viano’s regionally themed paper-cut art, this lovely children’s book sheds a new light on the ABCs that will appeal... (read more)

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Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon
Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon
by Chuck Palahniuk
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"Fugitives and Refugees is more than a book about the weird people and dark corners of Portland. Tucked surreptitiously between chapters are eleven 'postcards,' which, cobbled together, make up a sort of memoir of Palahniuk's years in his adopted city... (read more)

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60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Portland: Including the Coast, Mounts Hood and St. Helens, and the Santiam River (4th Edition)
60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Portland: Including the Coast, Mounts Hood and St. Helens, and the Santiam River (4th Edition)
by Paul Gerald
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Whether you're looking for a quick jaunt through Forest Park or a five-hour trek in the Columbia River Gorge, Paul Gerald's updated guide provides everything you need to get to the trailhead and back. New maps, hikes, and photos ensure you'll find... (read more)

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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
by Stephen Ambrose
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At the heart of the immense and growing interest in Lewis and Clark in recent years stands this book. WWII historian Stephen Ambrose had long harbored a private obsession for the Expedition of the Corps of Discovery, and in Undaunted Courage he was able... (read more)

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Hidden History of Portland, Oregon (Hidden History)
Hidden History of Portland, Oregon (Hidden History)
by J. D. Chandler
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In this engaging narrative, author JD Chandler crafts a people's history of Portland, Oregon, sharing the lesser-known stories of individuals who stood against the tide and fought for liberty and representation: C.E.S. Wood, who documented the conflict... (read more)

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Out and About with Kids Portland: The Ultimate Family Guide for Fun and Learning, 4th Edition
Out and About with Kids Portland: The Ultimate Family Guide for Fun and Learning, 4th Edition
by Shawn Jones and Nelle Nix
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Perfect for visitors and residents alike, this clever, useful guide covers an immense amount of ground, and includes helpful icons that denote which attractions are free, stroller accessible, and educational. An indispensable guide for entertaining... (read more)

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Between the Woods and the Water (New York Review Books Classics)
Between the Woods and the Water (New York Review Books Classics)
by Patrick Leigh Fermor
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Considered one of the true classics of travel writing, Fermor continues his journey on foot across Europe to Constantinople, which he began in A Time of Gifts .... (read more)

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The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
by J. Maarten Troost
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When Troost followed his wife to a small island nation he expected Bali Hai. Instead he found an isolated, polluted, boiling hot hellhole. His wonderful tale is both hilarious and thrilling. This original adventure offers enjoyment and also allows... (read more)

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Food Lover's Guide to Portland
Food Lover's Guide to Portland
by Liz Crain
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Portland celebrates its locally sourced food scene. Now, there's an indispensable guide to hundreds of producers, purveyors, distillers, bakers, food carts, and farmers markets to bring the best of Portland to your kitchen.... (read more)

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Cartopia: Portland's Food Cart Revolution
Cartopia: Portland's Food Cart Revolution
by Kelly Rodgers and Kelley Roy
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We Portlanders love our small neighborhoods of quirky livability, and the indie food carts exemplify some of that charm. Cartopia highlights some of the major pods (a cluster of three or more carts) and delves into the wellbeing of the food-cart realm... (read more)

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The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Lewis & Clark Expedition)
The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Lewis & Clark Expedition)
by Bernard Devoto
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Endorsed by Stephen Ambrose himself ("It is the ideal selection for the citizen-reader, an American classic in its own right..."), this selection of the journals of Lewis and Clark edited by celebrated novelist, literary scholar, and historian... (read more)

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Baksheesh and Brahman: Asian Journals - India
Baksheesh and Brahman: Asian Journals - India
by Joseph Campbell
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An interesting portrait of Joseph Campbell early in his career, Baksheesh and Brahman is a collection of journal entries, drawings, and photographs from his trip to India in 1954, right after he finished editing Heinrich Zimmer's works on Indian art and... (read more)

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The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos (Best in Tent Camping Oregon)
The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos (Best in Tent Camping Oregon)
by Jeanne Louise Pyle and Paul Gerald
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If you're the type of camper who thumbs your nose at RVs and doesn't enjoy listening to Metallica's Black Album being pumped from the adjacent site, you'll appreciate the picks in the Best in Tent Camping series. Scenery and serenity are key, and this... (read more)

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Above Portland
Above Portland
by Bruce Forster and Chet Orloff
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Finally, my fantasy of seeing Portland from the air is fulfilled! Not by riding in a traffic copter, as I'd imagined, but by turning the pages of this gorgeous book. Celebrated Oregon photographer Bruce Forster's low-level aerial photos (including a few... (read more)

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100 Classic Hikes in Oregon: Oregon Coast, Columbia Gorge, Cascades, Eastern Oregon, Wallowas
100 Classic Hikes in Oregon: Oregon Coast, Columbia Gorge, Cascades, Eastern Oregon, Wallowas
by Douglas Lorain
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This absolutely gorgeous book won a National Outdoor Book Award, and while it's a torture to read in the rainy season, it's almost indispensable in the summer. It is one of the few books with good information on hiking the Wallowas, and the hike... (read more)

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The Journey Through Wales and the Description of Wales (Penguin Classics)
The Journey Through Wales and the Description of Wales (Penguin Classics)
by Gerald Of Wales
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Originally written as two separate works in the 12th century, the Penguin Classics edition of The Journey through Wales and The Description of Wales offers a fascinating glimpse into the daily life and culture of medieval Wales. A dynamic and well-known... (read more)

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Let's Go Roadtripping USA on a Budget: The Complete Coast-To-Coast Guide to America (Let's Go: Roadtripping USA)
Let's Go Roadtripping USA on a Budget: The Complete Coast-To-Coast Guide to America (Let's Go: Roadtripping USA)
by Let's Go
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All you need is the urge, a car, and a little bit of planning. Let's Go travel guides are lighthearted, budget conscious, and downright informational. As spring begins to morph into summer, let's all hop in the car and drive!... (read more)

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A Road of Her Own
A Road of Her Own
by Marlene Blessing
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The expanse of the western landscape shines through in these twenty stories. This clear and crisp view refracted inside a woman's eye spills out to the page, opening the wide range of your happenstance heart.... (read more)

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Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land (Vintage Departures)
Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land (Vintage Departures)
by Patrick French
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Far from a Hollywood interpretation, French's research on Tibet is enlightening, analytical, and passionate. This historical travel memoir may be the best of its kind.... (read more)

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