Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores

Americana
Used Books

There are 1930 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Americana - Used Books
Page 5 of 97 next

Brave Companions
Brave Companions
by David McCullough
Publisher Comments
The bestselling author of Truman and John Adams, David McCullough has written profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $7.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Crazy Horse and Custer : the Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors (75 Edition)
Crazy Horse and Custer : the Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors (75 Edition)
by Stephen E. Ambrose
Publisher Comments
US... (read more)

List Price $17.00
Your price: $9.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Driving Mr. Albert: A Trip Across America with Einstein's Brain
Driving Mr. Albert: A Trip Across America with Einstein's Brain
by Michael Paterniti
Publisher Comments
A journalist, an 84-year-old pathologist, and Albert Einstein's brain rocket across the country through the palpable zeitgeist of contemporary America. Part travelogue, part memoir, part history, part biography, "Driving Mr. Albert" is one of the most... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $4.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Death and Dying in Central Appalachia: Changing Attitudes and Practices
Death and Dying in Central Appalachia: Changing Attitudes and Practices
by James K Crissman
Publisher Comments
In Death and Dying in Central Appalachia, James Crissman explores cultural traits related to death and dying in the Appalachian sections of Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and West Virginia, showing how they have changed since the 1600's... (read more)

List Price $26.25
Your price: $9.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Looking for Alaska
Looking for Alaska
by Peter Jenkins
Publisher Comments
More than twenty years ago, a disillusioned college graduate named Peter Jenkins set out with his dog Cooper to look for himself and his nation. His memoir of what he found, A Walk Across America, captured the hearts of millions of Americans. Now, Peter... (read more)

List Price $25.95
Your price: $8.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Staunton (Images of America)
Staunton (Images of America)
by Sergei Troubetzkoy
Publisher Comments
For over a century, Staunton has been known as the "Queen City of the Shenandoah Valley," not only because of its economic and geographic location in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, but also because of the architectural beauty found in the city... (read more)

List Price $21.99
Your price: $9.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Ghost Orchid Ghost and Other Tales from the Swamp
The Ghost Orchid Ghost and Other Tales from the Swamp
by Doug Alderson
Publisher Comments
Nothing like some good ghost stories on a cool Florida evening around a campfire (or at home in your favorite reading chair). And nothing like a swamp as a good, scary setting, especially Florida's famous ones--from the Everglades to Mosquito Lagoon... (read more)

Your price: $9.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Butch Cassidy: A Biography (Bison Book)
Butch Cassidy: A Biography (Bison Book)
by Richard Patterson
Publisher Comments
Separating mythology from actual events in the life of Butch Cassidy has been made extremely difficult by the many stories told about him by family members, acquaintances, and writers after his presumed death in a Bolivian village. In an exhaustive... (read more)

List Price $21.95
Your price: $9.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Gables and Fables: A Portrait of San Francisco's Pacific Heights
Gables and Fables: A Portrait of San Francisco's Pacific Heights
by Anne Bloomfield
Publisher Comments
Cultural Writing. Architecture. Design. Charming and deeply informed, part historical detective work and part gossip column. This storied tour of 110 of Pacific Heights' grand old edifices offers an architectural and social history of one of San... (read more)

List Price $18.75
Your price: $11.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Katahdin: Legends, Exploration, and Preservation of Maine's Highest Peak
Katahdin: Legends, Exploration, and Preservation of Maine's Highest Peak
by John W. Neff
Publisher Comments
Maine historian John Neffs compelling and comprehensive narrative traces the history legend and legacy of Mount Katahdin--the spectacular peak that looms over Maines Great North Woods--from the earliest Native American stories to colonial... (read more)

List Price $19.95
Your price: $4.48
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Sea Level Rising
Sea Level Rising
by William Sargent
Synopsis
On April 16, 2007, an early spring storm broke through Cape Cods barrier beach. Overnight, the citizens of Chatham had to contend with as much sea level rise as most communities will face in the next fifty years. A dozen homes were swept away in as many... (read more)

List Price $19.99
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Gilded City: Scandal and Sensation in Turn-Of-The-Century New York
Gilded City: Scandal and Sensation in Turn-Of-The-Century New York
by M Dunlop
Publisher Comments
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-287) and index.... (read more)

List Price $15.99
Your price: $8.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


"Boots and Saddles" or, Life in Dakota with General Custer
"Boots and Saddles" or, Life in Dakota with General Custer
by Elizabeth B. Custer
Publisher Comments
The honeymoon of Elizabeth Bacon and George Armstrong Custer was interrupted in 1864 by his call to duty with the Army of the Potomac. She begged to be allowed to go along, thus setting the pattern of her future life. From that time on, she accompanied... (read more)

List Price $19.95
Your price: $8.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Little Big Book of America (Little Big Books)
The Little Big Book of America (Little Big Books)
by Lena Tabori
Publisher Comments
This celebration of America recalls the highlights that define this country, and offers insight into what it means to be an American. Charming, accessible, and comprehensive, this jam-packed anthology takes you on a guided tour through the history of our... (read more)

List Price $24.95
Your price: $4.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Miami: City of Dreams
Miami: City of Dreams
by Alan S Maltz
Publisher Comments
Unveiling the true essence of the City of Dreams, award-winning photographer Alan S. Maltz has captured the essence of Miami, and from South Beach to the Everglades. The book was warded the Certificate of Honor--Best Armchair Travel Book by the Mid... (read more)

List Price $60.00
Your price: $8.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Texas Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Texas Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other)
Texas Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Texas Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other)
by John Kelso
Publisher Comments
Humor columnist John Kelso captures the strange-but-true spirit of Texas with this combination almanac, off-the-wall travel guide, and wacky news gazette. His narrative entertains and provides plenty of choice material worthy of repeating at social... (read more)

List Price $13.95
Your price: $3.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Mount Shasta Reflections
Mount Shasta Reflections
by Renee Casterline
Publisher Comments
Photographer Jane English and writer Renee Casterline have created a new book to replace the out-of-print Mount Shasta: Where Heaven and Earth Meet. Mount Shasta Reflections is a keepsake for visitors, an invitation to strangers and a memoir for people... (read more)

List Price $23.95
Your price: $12.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Death of a Gunfighter: The Quest for Jack Slade, the West's Most Elusive Legend
Death of a Gunfighter: The Quest for Jack Slade, the West's Most Elusive Legend
by Dan Rottenberg
Publisher Comments
"A superb biography"—Foreword Reviews "An ambitious, well-written effort to restore a Wild West desperado to history.... Readers will surely remember Jack Slade from henceforth. A treat for Western history buffs and fans of true... (read more)

List Price $27.25
Your price: $15.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Katharine Graham's Washington
Katharine Graham's Washington
by Katharine Graham
Publisher Comments
As a fitting epilogue to a life intimately linked to Washington, D.C., Pulitzer Prize winner Katharine Graham, the woman who transformed The Washington Post into a paper of record, left behind this lovingly collected anthology of writings about the city... (read more)

List Price $16.95
Your price: $7.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The End of Innocence: The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair
The End of Innocence: The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair
by Larry Samuel
Book News Annotation
Critics say that the fair was not only a dismal failure itself, but it put an end to the whole enterprise of world fairs. Samuel, a historian of American popular culture, disagrees, and cites popular memory to repair and restore the reputation of the... (read more)

List Price $29.95
Your price: $21.00
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


«prev 1 ... 3 4 5 7 ... 97 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 1930 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Americana
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.