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The Oregon Variations
The Oregon Variations
by William L. Sullivan
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This entertaining and often irreverent collection includes stories set in every county in Oregon. The book celebrates the state's individualistic and quirky inhabitants, from Beaverton roller derby queens and a Hell's Canyon Hot Shot fire crew to... (read more)

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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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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
Staff Pick
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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In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
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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The Singing Creek Where the Willows Grow: The Mystical Nature Diary of Opal Whiteley
The Singing Creek Where the Willows Grow: The Mystical Nature Diary of Opal Whiteley
by Opal Whiteley and Benjamin Hoff
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Long before environmental consciousness became popular, a young nature writer named Opal Whitely captured America's heart. Opal's childhood diary, published in 1902, became an immediate bestseller, one of the most talked-about books of its time... (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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Tracking Down Oregon
Tracking Down Oregon
by Ralph Friedman
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Interesting people and places and their stories are sprinkled throughout this conversational narrative that gives the reader a taste of the spirit of Oregon's people.... (read more)

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Moon Oregon (Moon Oregon)
Moon Oregon (Moon Oregon)
by Judy Jewell
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Outdoors enthusiasts and Portland residents Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae offer unique insight into Oregon's many offerings, from its lush forests and deep river canyons to its award-winning wines and friendly cities. Jewell and McRae include unique trip... (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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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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The Oregon Desert
The Oregon Desert
by E. R. Jackman and R. A. Long
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press The Oregon Desert is a wild, rough region that does things to people who try to change it. It is like "The anvil that wears the hammer out." Stories of life on the desert are told with deep,... (read more)

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Gimme Refuge: The Education of a Caretaker
Gimme Refuge: The Education of a Caretaker
by Matt Love
Staff Pick
To date, Gimme Refuge is my only staff pick, and I read constantly on a wide variety of subjects. Once you've begun, you won't want to put this book down. Do you ever wonder what your life would be like if you took the necessary risks that allow you to... (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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Oregon (North America)
Oregon (North America)
by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
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As expansive as America 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... (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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Explorer's Guide Oregon Wine Country: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations)
Explorer's Guide Oregon Wine Country: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations)
by Sherry L. Moore and Jeff Welsch
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This guide to Oregon’s burgeoning wine scene covers the entire state, from the renowned Willamette Valley to the remote Snake River Valley. While Moore and Welsch focus on touring the state’s wineries, they also provide a wide array of dining... (read more)

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Super Sunday in Newport: Notes from My First Year in Town
Super Sunday in Newport: Notes from My First Year in Town
by Matt Love
Staff Pick
Matt Love epitomizes the Oregon writer. After 10 years of serving as the caretaker of the Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge (near Pacific City), Love returned to teaching and has since been publishing with fervor. Super Sunday in Newport: Notes from... (read more)

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Davis Country: H. L. Davis's Northwest
Davis Country: H. L. Davis's Northwest
by Brian Booth
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Davis Country brings together a fascinating collection of the distinctive writings of H. L. (Harold Lenoir) Davis, one of the Northwestas premier writers and perhaps the most famous Oregon writer of his generation. His influence on Northwest literature... (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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