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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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North of South: An African Journey (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
North of South: An African Journey (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
by Shiva Naipaul
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When Shiva Naipaul (younger brother of V.S. Naipaul) went to East Africa in the 1970s to investigate the inflated rhetoric of the newly independent nations — to see whether the promises of the new leaders had been kept — what he found was both... (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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The City of Falling Angels
The City of Falling Angels
by John Berendt
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Once again John Berendt proves he is a powerful magnet for eccentrics. With clever proficiency, Berendt depicts for readers a host of quirky characters, providing an exclusive glimpse into the Venice you won't see as a tourist. Gossipy yet wholly... (read more)

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Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present
Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present
by Peter Hessler
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From the acclaimed author of River Town comes a rare portrait, both intimate and epic, of twenty-first-century China as it opens its doors to the outside world.... (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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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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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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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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Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge: National Scenic Area, Silver Star Scenic Area, Portland/Vancouver to the Dalles (Day Hiking)
Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge: National Scenic Area, Silver Star Scenic Area, Portland/Vancouver to the Dalles (Day Hiking)
by Craig Romano
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Featuring 100 treks (on both sides of the river), year-round options, detailed route descriptions, trail maps, and ratings of hike difficulty, dog friendliness, and views, this guide will keep you busy exploring the Gorge for months. Every Portlander... (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
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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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Fifty Places to Hike before You Die: Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
Fifty Places to Hike before You Die: Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
by Chris Santella
Staff Pick
Sure, working at Powell's is pretty cool. But if I had my way, I would quit my job, toss this book in my rucksack, and hit the road to conquer all 50 treks outlined within. For now, I'll settle for some one-on-one time with this lush, detailed guide.... (read more)

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Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China (P.S.)
Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China (P.S.)
by Peter Hessler
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From the acclaimed author of River Town comes a rare portrait, both intimate and epic, of twenty-first-century China as it opens its doors to the outside world.... (read more)

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