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Back in the Garden with Dulcy
Back in the Garden with Dulcy
by Ted Mahar
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When Dulcy Mahar died of ovarian cancer in July 2011, devoted readers begged for her popular garden columns to be reprinted in the paper. Through Dulcy's editor Peggy McMullen, they urged her husband Ted, to write a book. In Back in the Garden with Dulcy... (read more)

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Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces from the Author of Food in Jars
Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces from the Author of Food in Jars
by Marisa McClellan
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Seasonal Canning in Small Bites Marisa McClellan was an adult in a high-rise in Philadelphia when she rediscovered canning, and found herself under the preserving spell. She grew accustomed to working in large batches since most “vintage”... (read more)

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Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
by Peter Stark
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In 1810, John Jacob Astor sent out two advance parties to settle the wild, unclaimed western coast of North America. More than half of his men died violent deaths. The others survived starvation, madness, and greed to shape the destiny of a continent. At... (read more)

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Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes, and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand
Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes, and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand
by Andy Ricker and JJ Goode
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Having once lived in Thailand, discovering Andy Ricker's Portland restaurant was a revelation. Pok Pok is the only Thai restaurant I've been to here that truly tastes (and smells, sounds, and feels) like Thailand. Now, with this part cookbook, part food... (read more)

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Food Lover's Guide to Portland (2nd edition)
Food Lover's Guide to Portland (2nd edition)
by Liz Crain
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For residents and visitors alike, Food Lovers Guide to Portland is a road map to finding the best of the best in Americas favorite do-it-yourself foodie mecca. Navigate Portlands edible bounty with this all-access pass to hundreds of producers, purveyors,... (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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The Portland Bridge Book
The Portland Bridge Book
by Sharon Wood Wortman and Ed Wortman
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The Portland Bridge Book, now in its third edition, is a richly detailed history of the bridges spanning the Willamette and Columbia Rivers in Portland, Oregon. This edition is totally new, with over 175 photographs and illustrations. The book makes... (read more)

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My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Going with Your Gut
My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Going with Your Gut
by Hannah Hart
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One day, sad cubicle dweller and otherwise bored New York transplant Hannah Hart decided, as a joke, to make a fake cooking show for her friend back in California. She turned on the camera, pulled out some bread and cheese, and then, as one does, started... (read more)

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Rose City Heist:  A True Crime Portland Tale of Sex, Gravy, Jewelry, and Almost Rock and Roll
Rose City Heist: A True Crime Portland Tale of Sex, Gravy, Jewelry, and Almost Rock and Roll
by Matt Love
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On August 21, 1993, Matt Love and his friend became the chief suspects in the biggest jewelry theft in Portland history. No one was ever arrested in the case, the jewelry never recovered. The statute of limitations on the crime, grand larceny, has... (read more)

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Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull.
Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull.
by John Gorham and Liz Crain
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Gorham creates Spanish-style dishes with layered and complex flavors. Recipes are augmented with the personal history of their evolution in Gorham's kitchen, making Toro Bravo a bit like enjoying dining at the chef's table at this favorite Portland... (read more)

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The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Vintage Departures)
The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Vintage Departures)
by Timothy Egan
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A fantastic book! Timothy Egan describes his journeys in the Pacific Northwest through visits to salmon fisheries, redwood forests and the manicured English gardens of Vancouver. Here is a blend of history, anthropology and politics.... (read more)

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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
by David Allen Sibley
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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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Walking Portland: 30 Tours of Stumptown's Funky Neighborhoods, Historic Landmarks, Park Trails, Farmers Markets, and Brewpubs (Walking)
Walking Portland: 30 Tours of Stumptown's Funky Neighborhoods, Historic Landmarks, Park Trails, Farmers Markets, and Brewpubs (Walking)
by Becky Ohlsen
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From a massive urban forest to the tiniest brewpub, Portland offers a huge variety of entertainments within a surprisingly compact area. Organic coffeeshops line the streets at the foot of an extinct volcano, and independent bookstores nestle up against... (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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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland: Including the Coast, Mount Hood, St. Helens, and the Santiam River (60 Hikes Within 60 Miles)
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland: Including the Coast, Mount Hood, St. Helens, and the Santiam River (60 Hikes Within 60 Miles)
by Paul Gerald
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Updated maps, new hikes, even more rankings and categories, fresh photography, and useful backpacking options make the newest edition of this authoritative guide to Portland's best day hikes the most exciting yet. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland... (read more)

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The 12 Bottle Bar: A Dozen Bottles. Hundreds of Cocktails. A New Way to Drink.
The 12 Bottle Bar: A Dozen Bottles. Hundreds of Cocktails. A New Way to Drink.
by David Solmonson and Lesley Jacobs Solmonson
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We're living in the midst of a cocktail renaissance--artisanal cocktails, celebrity mixologists, drinks menus as important as the wine list--and here is a renaissance guide for the home bartender. An ingenious new approach to making cocktails, The 12... (read more)

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Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest: 85 Unforgettable Species, Their Fascinating Lives, and How to Find Them
Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest: 85 Unforgettable Species, Their Fascinating Lives, and How to Find Them
by Sarah Swanson and Max Smith
Staff Pick
The Pacific Northwest is a bird-watching paradise. Puffins, eagles, herons, woodpeckers, cranes, and hummingbirds can all be easily observed — that is, if you know where to look. The perfect gift for any nature lover, this guide shares the inside... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Regional Guide to the Pacific Northwest (Audubon Society Field Guide)
National Audubon Society Regional Guide to the Pacific Northwest (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by National Audubon Society
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Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest belongs in the home of every Pacific Northwest resident and in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor. This compact volume... (read more)

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The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America
by Timothy Egan
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In this remarkable tale of the nation's largest forest fire — which burned more than three million acres in 1910 — Timothy Egan vividly narrates the heroic efforts to fight the blaze and the dramatic impact it had on the future of conservation.... (read more)

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