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Crooked River Country (Paperback)
Wranglers, Rogues, and Barons
North Central Oregon's hostile country and severe climate bred genuine Wild West legends—hardy souls who defied immense adversity. Despite range wars, drought, lawlessness, and economic depression, a desolate wilderness ultimately became an industrial power.
Photographs • map • bibliography • index
6" x 9" • 344 pages (2007)
Oregon/Northwest History/Native American/Northwest Culture/Pioneers/Adventurers
The Funhouse Mirror (paperback)
Reflections on Prison
Robert Ellis Gordon
Robert Ellis Gordon's account of teaching writing in Washington prisons is aided by essays and stories contributed by the prisoners themselves. Together, Gordon and his students provide revealing glimpses of the vast, secret-laden subculture of incarcerated individuals, which nationwide comprises more than two million U.S. citizens.
6" x 9" • 132 pages (2000)
In God's Country (Spiral)
The Patriot Movement and the Pacific Northwest
David A. Neiwert
Covering militia activity in the Northwest, this book is based on interviews with Patriot extremists and gives readers an understanding of their motivations by allowing them to speak for themselves.
Illustrations • photographs • notes • index
6" x 9" • 384 pages (1999)
Northwest Culture/Contemporary Issues
Terra Northwest (Paperback)
Interpreting People and Place
Edited by David H. Stratton
Noted historians from the United States and Canada explore society, culture, and change in the resource-laden Pacific Northwest. Essays examine Spanish exploration of the Northern coast, traditional American Indian religion and worldview, the long-term relationship of a fragile Canadian union with its powerful southern neighbor, unique political and constitutional foundations, World War II black and white immigration, growing up Japanese-American in the 1930s — 1940s, women's history, and more.
Illustrations • references • 6" x9" • 208 pages
Canada/Washington/Native American/Northwest History/Northwest Culture
Wandering and Feasting (Spiral)
A Washington Cookbook
Mary Houser Caditz
Celebrating Washington’s bounty, Wandering and Feasting takes readers on an exciting culinary journey throughout the state. Vignettes on local communities note each region’s history and its native and cultivated foods, which are highlighted in more than 200 delicious recipes.
A fifth-generation Washingtonian, Mary Houser Caditz studied cooking at Cordon Bleu in London.
Illustrations • photographs • maps • index
7 1/4" x 10" • 352 pages (1996)
Best Sellers/Cookbooks/Food History/Washington/Northwest Culture
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