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Oregon: Portrait of a State
Oregon: Portrait of a State
by Rick Schafer
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The diversity of ocean beaches and high desert, majestic mountains and lush valleys, and---of course, the scenic Columbia River Gorge are what makes Oregon both unique and beloved. Rich Schafer's magnificent images convey familiar scenes and... (read more)

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Of Walking in Rain
Of Walking in Rain
by Matt Love
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Nestucca Spit Press announces the release of Of Walking in Rain, by Matt Love, who calculates that 1.5 tons of rain have fallen on him during his 16 years living on the Oregon Coast. In October 2012, as the longest summer drought in recorded Oregon... (read more)

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The Oregon Companion: An Historical Gazetteer of the Useful, the Curious, and the Arcane
The Oregon Companion: An Historical Gazetteer of the Useful, the Curious, and the Arcane
by Richard H Engeman
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What's the connection between Ken Kesey and Nancy's Yogurt? How about the difference between a hoedad and a webfoot? What became of the Pixie Kitchen and the vanished Lambert Gardens? The Oregon Companion is an A-Z handbook of over 1000 people, places... (read more)

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Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family (Oregon Reads)
Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family (Oregon Reads)
by Lauren Kessler
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Stubborn Twig is a classic American story, a story of immigrants making their way in a new land. It is a living work of social history that rings with the power of truth and the drama of fiction, a moving saga about the challenges of becoming an American.... (read more)

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Weird Oregon: Your Travel Guide to Oregon's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird)
Weird Oregon: Your Travel Guide to Oregon's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird)
by Al Eufrasio
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The Pacific Northwest teems with colorful history and unique legends—and this tour of the Beaver State is no exception! Check out the gas station restroom that looks like cowboy boots as you search the skies for a man flying across the state in a... (read more)

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Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory
Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory
by R. Gregory Nokes
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When they were brought to Oregon in 1844, Missouri slaves Robin and Polly Holmes and their children were promised freedom in exchange for helping develop their owner’s Willamette Valley farm. However, Nathaniel Ford, an influential settler and... (read more)

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In Search of Ancient Oregon (06 Edition)
In Search of Ancient Oregon (06 Edition)
by Ellen Morris Bishop
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The exciting story of how Oregon's diverse landscapes evolved is seen through 220 fine art quality photographs and beautiful writing.... (read more)

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Fire at Eden's Gate: Tom McCall and the Oregon Story
Fire at Eden's Gate: Tom McCall and the Oregon Story
by Brent Walth
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An impetuous, flamboyant, imposing, and outrageous showman, Oregon Governor Tom McCall fascinated America as a refreshingly candid and forthright politician.... (read more)

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Voodoo Vintners: Oregon's Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers
Voodoo Vintners: Oregon's Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers
by Katherine Cole
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Could cow horns, vortexes, and the words of a prophet named Rudolf Steiner hold the key to producing the most alluring wines in the world--and to saving the planet? In Voodoo Vintners wine writer Katherine Cole reveals the mysteries of biodynamic... (read more)

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Roadside History of Oregon
Roadside History of Oregon
by Bill Gulick
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Join the excitement of discovery in Oregon-from its high desert plateau and majestic mountain peaks to its storm-wracked coast and the depths of the Columbia Gorge. The stirring, colorful stories of Oregon's empire builders are told here with skill and... (read more)

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Here on the Edge: How a Small Group of World War II Conscientious Objectors Took Art and Peace from the Margins to the Mainstream
Here on the Edge: How a Small Group of World War II Conscientious Objectors Took Art and Peace from the Margins to the Mainstream
by Steve McQuiddy
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In Here on the Edge, Steve McQuiddy shares the long-awaited story of how a World War II conscientious objectors camp on the Oregon coast plowed the ground for the social and cultural revolutions of the 1960s. At Civilian Public Service Camp #56... (read more)

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On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon's Perilous Peak
On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon's Perilous Peak
by Jon Bell
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Some 50 miles southeast of Portland lies the highest peak in the state of Oregon: Mount Hood, a 700,000-year-old stratovolcano. The fourth tallest in the Cascade range (around 11,240 feet high), Mount Hood is currently rated fourth by the U.S. Geological... (read more)

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Oregon Coast Memories
Oregon Coast Memories
by Rod Barbee
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When your own photographs of the gorgeous places you visit can't quite match what you have seen--a breathtaking coastline, a boulevard bustling with character, or iconic and famous monuments--you'll want to take home a memento to capture the depth and... (read more)

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In Search of Western Oregon
In Search of Western Oregon
by Ralph Friedman
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press This is the definitive guide for things to see and to do in western Oregon. This volume is packed with historical details, folklore, anecdotes, geology, fishing, flora, fauna, biography... (read more)

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Listening for Coyote: A Walk Across Oregon's Wilderness
Listening for Coyote: A Walk Across Oregon's Wilderness
by William L Sullivan
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Sullivan's classic account of his sixty-five day, 1,361-mile solo backpacking trek across Oregon offers an intimate tour of the state's renowned wilderness.... (read more)

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Fire at Eden's Gate: Tom McCall and the Oregon Story
Fire at Eden's Gate: Tom McCall and the Oregon Story
by Brent Walth
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Speaking of great Republicans, Fire at Eden's Gate, the biography of Tom McCall, is tonic to those who wonder why conservation is no longer a principle espoused by our fearless leaders on the right. Send one to the White House while you're at it. McCall... (read more)

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Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
by William Sullivan
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This informative, entertaining book tells the stories of Oregon's greatest floods, fires, earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions -- and then analyzes the cycles behind these events in order to help predict and prepare for future natural disasters.... (read more)

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The Other Side of Oregon
The Other Side of Oregon
by Ralph Friedman
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Eastern Oregon is less well known than the West of that state.  The two "sides" of Oregon differ dramatically in climate and geography.  But it is the people and their stories... (read more)

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Oregon Sports Stories: History, Highlights and Reflections
Oregon Sports Stories: History, Highlights and Reflections
by Bob Robinson
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Oregon has its share of playmakers, dramatic finishes and legendary coaches. With humor and insight, Oregon native and longtime sportswriter Bob Robinson relates highlights from six decades of coverage throughout the state. Blazermania overruns the Rose... (read more)

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Mysteries and Legends of Oregon: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained (Mysteries and Legends)
Mysteries and Legends of Oregon: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained (Mysteries and Legends)
by James Yuskavitch
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Eleven Mind-Boggling Tales from the Beaver State • Lewis and Clark had a theory for the stunning submerged forest they encountered in the Columbia  River in 1805—but was the geological Armageddon that struck there centuries ago... (read more)

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