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Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle
Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle
by Murray Cromw Morgan
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Informal and picturesque, Skid Road is the story of Seattle during its first hundred years, seen through the lives of the vigorous personalities of its settlers and early citizens. This handsomely illustrated revised edition brings Seattle's history up... (read more)

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The Seattle Bungalow: People and Houses, 1900-1940
The Seattle Bungalow: People and Houses, 1900-1940
by Janet Ore
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In the early twentieth century, the appearance of new houses across the United States shifted dramatically. Rejecting the elaborate decoration and complexity of Victorian homes, these new houses featured open, parlorless interiors and a minimalist... (read more)

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Pugetopolis: A Mossback Takes on Growth Addicts, Weather Wimps, and the Myth of Seattle Nice
Pugetopolis: A Mossback Takes on Growth Addicts, Weather Wimps, and the Myth of Seattle Nice
by Knute Berger
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Knute "Skip" Berger is one of the most recognized commentators on politics, culture, business, and life in the Pacific Northwest. Hes the Mike Royko/Jimmy Breslin of this part of the country. As Timothy Egan describes him in the Foreword to Pugetopolis... (read more)

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Maritime Seattle (Images of America)
Maritime Seattle (Images of America)
by Gary White
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Seattle grew from pioneer settlement to bustling metropolis, its waterfront evolving from a marsh to a thriving complex of industrial sites on both salt and fresh water. This pictorial history weaves the story of the evolution of the Seattle and King... (read more)

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Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle (Lamar Series in Western History)
Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle (Lamar Series in Western History)
by Matthew Klingle
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"Matthew Klingleand#8217;s Emerald City is a courageously polarizing book. It fearlessly charges across the imaginary line dividing activism from analysis. Without humility, it takes on luminaries of philosophy and history in the service of articulating... (read more)

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Seattle Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Seattle Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff)
Seattle Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Seattle Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff)
by Steve Pomper
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People, Places, and Thingsthe Emerald City Has to Offer Whether you're a born-and-raised Seattle resident, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Seattle Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Steve Pomper introduces you to the city's... (read more)

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The Battle in Seattle: The Story Behind and Beyond the WTO Demonstrations
The Battle in Seattle: The Story Behind and Beyond the WTO Demonstrations
by Janet Thomas
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The story behind and beyond the WTO demonstrations.... (read more)

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Before Seattle Rocked: A City and Its Music
Before Seattle Rocked: A City and Its Music
by Kurt E Armbruster
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Seattle is a music town with rich, deep roots that have influenced the culture and identity of its civic life for decades. In a society that appreciates music but is ambivalent toward the profession of making it, the importance and contribution of... (read more)

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Seattle Geographies (11 Edition)
Seattle Geographies (11 Edition)
by Michael Brown
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Seattle is located on the northwest edge of the continental United States, flanked by two mountain ranges and set on the calm shores of Puget Sound. It is remote from the country's hub but a portal to Alaska and Asia. It is widely considered liberal and... (read more)

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Best Places Seattle Best Places Seattle (Best Places Seattle)
Best Places Seattle Best Places Seattle (Best Places Seattle)
by Monica Fischer
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Best Places is the original guidebook series to Seattle and the Pacific Northwest, started in 1986. Best Places editors and reviewers are all local residents who know and love the city, which makes for more trustworthy content. Restaurants are reviewed... (read more)

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Zioncheck for President: A True Story of Idealism and Madness in American Politics
Zioncheck for President: A True Story of Idealism and Madness in American Politics
by Phil Campbell
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Phil Campbell is a freelance writer based in New York City and a former staffer at The Stranger, Seattle's alternative paper.... (read more)

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Life Through the Rearview Mirror: On the Road with the Creator of the Pink Toes Truck
Life Through the Rearview Mirror: On the Road with the Creator of the Pink Toes Truck
by Ed Lincoln
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In this charming and refreshingly frank memoir, the creator of Seattle's Pink Toe Truck shares heartwarming and rollicking tales that illustrate his passion for family, hard work and hilarity. Ed Lincoln invites you to jump in the passenger's seat and... (read more)

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Seattle Vice: Strippers, Prostitution, Dirty Money, and Narcotics in the Emerald City
Seattle Vice: Strippers, Prostitution, Dirty Money, and Narcotics in the Emerald City
by Rick Anderson
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For more than half a century, Frank Colacurcio and his crime family have been a force in the bars and backrooms of Seattle power and politics, an American crime boss reign to match those of the often-glamorized Mafia dons of New York and Chicago. Seattle... (read more)

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Under One Roof: Lessons I Learned from a Tough Old Woman in a Little Old House
Under One Roof: Lessons I Learned from a Tough Old Woman in a Little Old House
by Barry Martin
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Sometimes people arent who you think they are.  Everyone knew what was going on in Ballard, Washington: developers were building a giant shopping mall, but a house belonging to a feisty octogenarian named Edith Wilson Macefield was in the way. They... (read more)

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Lost Seattle
Lost Seattle
by Rob Ketcherside
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Contains 68 different losses from the 1870s up to the present day, including schools, churches, theaters, creeks, ferries, racetracks, parks, stores, hotels, offices, and factories Organized chronologically starting with the earliest losses and... (read more)

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Seattle's Waterfront (Images of America)
Seattle's Waterfront (Images of America)
by Joy Keniston-longrie
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Seattle's waterfront has served as a central hub for people, transportation, and commerce since time immemorial. A low natural shoreline provided the Duwamish-Suquamish people with excellent canoe access to permanent villages and seasonal fishing camps... (read more)

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Shaper of Seattle: Reginald Heber Thomson's Pacific Northwest
Shaper of Seattle: Reginald Heber Thomson's Pacific Northwest
by William Wilson
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Despite Seattle's dismal infrastructure upon his 1881 arrival, a young, ambitious, and educated Reginald Heber Thomson recognized the fledgling city's potential. Throughout the following decades, his dedicated guidance produced a clean, reliable water... (read more)

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The Eighth Lively Art: Conversations with Painters, Poets, Musicians, and the Wicked Witch of the West
The Eighth Lively Art: Conversations with Painters, Poets, Musicians, and the Wicked Witch of the West
by Wesley Wehr
Book News Annotation
Paper edition reprint of a 2000 book about which Book News wrote: A curator at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, U. of Washington, shares his personal notes, biographical sketches, and b&w photos of creative associates in the 1950s... (read more)

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King Country and Its Emerald City: Seattle: An Illustrated History
King Country and Its Emerald City: Seattle: An Illustrated History
by James R Warren
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Part travelogue, part Ken Burns-style documentary, this book uses words and pictures to describe how King County and Seattle developed since their founding. Coverage includes early inhabitants, the discovery of Puget Sound, founding families, Seattle... (read more)

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Market Sketchbook
Market Sketchbook
by Victor Steinbrueck
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This new edition of the late Victor Steinbrueck's classic book celebrates the 25th anniversary of the passage of Seattle's Pike Place Market Initiative, which saved the market from the urban renewal wrecking ball. "A monument to an unforgettable and... (read more)

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