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Bridging a Great Divide, The Battle for the Columbia River Gorge

Bridging a Great Divide, The Battle for the Columbia River Gorge


by Kathie Durbin

  • HISTORY
  • 2013
  • PAPER
  • 312 PAGES

A comprehensive history of Oregon's Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, after it was created in 1986 by president Ronald Reagan. Durbin, an award-winning environmental journalist, chronicles how the area has been altered since its conception, using its story as a microcosm for the entire Pacific Northwest. (USW743, $21.95)

Fires, Faults and Floods: A Road Trail Guide to Exploring the Origins of the Columbia River Basin

Fires, Faults and Floods: A Road Trail Guide to Exploring the Origins of the Columbia River Basin


by Marge Mueller | Ted Mueller

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1997
  • PAPER
  • 288 PAGES

Fifty-three trips around Missoula, Montana and the lower Clark Fork drainage; Grande Ronde and Joseph Creek Canyons on the borders of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho; the Columbia River Gorge; and the northern Oregon Coast. Targeted to assist readers in finding and understanding the area's major geologic features. (PNW67, $19.95)

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

The Journals of Lewis and Clark


by Meriwether Lewis | William Clark | Bernard DeVoto

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 1997
  • PAPER
  • 504 PAGES

A classic condensed version of the Lewis and Clark journals, originally published in 1953 and long the standard. (PNW96, $15.95)

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

The Journals of Lewis and Clark


by Meriwether Lewis | William Clark | Anthony Brandt | Herman Viola

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 600 PAGES

A single-volume, newly abridged edition of Lewis and Clark's journals. In an effort to make the text more accessible, the editors provide synopses for deleted sections and have cleaned up Lewis and Clark's notoriously poor spelling and grammar. (PNW152, $16.00)

Lewis & Clark, An Illustrated History

Lewis & Clark, An Illustrated History


by Dayton Duncan | Ken Burns

  • EXPLORATION
  • 1999
  • HARD COVER
  • 248 PAGES

The handsomely produced companion volume to Ken Burns' PBS documentary film, featuring essays and 150 illustrations, most in full color. (PNW36, $45.00)

Lewis and Clark Among the Indians

Lewis and Clark Among the Indians


by James P. Ronda

  • HISTORY
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 310 PAGES

Ronda, a historian at the University of Tulsa, focuses on the various tribes encountered by Lewis and Clark, their ethnography and leaders. Originally published in 1984, this edition celebrates the Lewis and Clark bicentennial. (USW203, $19.95)

Lewis and Clark and Other Great Adventures

Lewis and Clark and Other Great Adventures


by BBC

  • HISTORY
  • 2007
  • DVD

This omnibus edition of three BBC-produced docudramas includes Lewis & Clark's journey across the West, Alexander von Humboldt's 18th-century South American adventures and Ernest Shackleton's extraordinary tale of survival in the Antarctic. (PNW228, $19.98)

Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest


by John Logan Allen

  • HISTORY
  • 1991
  • PAPER
  • 412 PAGES

A Dover reprint of a classic study originally published by the University of Illinois Press in 1975. (USW375, $34.95)

Mount St. Helens, The Eruption and Recovery of a Volcano

Mount St. Helens, The Eruption and Recovery of a Volcano


by Rob Carson | Geff Hinds

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 160 PAGES

A beautifully illustrated chronicle of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, with particular emphasis on the decades of recovery since the explosion. (PNW133, $21.95)

Out West

Out West


by Dayton Duncan

  • EXPLORATION
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 464 PAGES

In this spirited tale of history, exploration and travel, Duncan recounts his adventures in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark (USW374, $24.95)

Paddling the Columbia

Paddling the Columbia


by John Roskelley

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

An informative guide subtitled "A Guide to All 1245 Miles of Our Scenic and Historical River" which includes everything you need to know about paddling the great Columbia River. (PNW329, $24.95)

Sacagawea Speaks, Beyond the Shining Mountains with Lewis and Clark

Sacagawea Speaks, Beyond the Shining Mountains with Lewis and Clark


by Joyce Badgley Hunsaker

  • LITERATURE
  • 2001
  • HARD COVER
  • 170 PAGES

Combining historical research, traditional Indian storytelling, archival photographs and dramatic reconstruction, Joyce Badgley Hunsaker narrates the journey of Lewis and Clark, channeling the imagined voice of Sacagawea. (PNW171, $27.50)

The True Account

The True Account


by Howard Frank Mosher

  • LITERATURE
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 352 PAGES

Not true at all, Mosher's fast-paced novel is an enjoyable, madcap tale of Lewis and Clark and a wholly invented, competing expedition involving an eccentric Vermont school teacher. (PNW180, $18.95)

Voyage of a Summer Sun

Voyage of a Summer Sun


by Robin Cody

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 320 PAGES

In this sparkling account of adventure, encounters and, especially, of the Columbia River, Cody chronicles an 82-day voyage from source to sea, interweaving history and commentary with suspenseful tales of wind, weather, imposing dams, fearsome rapids, boulders and bears. (PNW39, $19.95)

William Clark and the Shaping of the West

William Clark and the Shaping of the West


by Landon Y. Jones

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 424 PAGES

Jones captures the drama and significance of the life of Brigadier General William Clark in this vivid tale of the man and the ruthless, often lawless, expansion of the American frontier. (USW437, $19.95)

The Way to the Western Sea, Lewis and Clark Across the Continent

The Way to the Western Sea, Lewis and Clark Across the Continent


by David Lavender

  • EXPLORATION
  • 1990
  • PAPER
  • 444 PAGES

Characterized by its scholarship and sweeping narrative style, this book is a lively history of the expedition. (PNW35, $24.95)

The Lewis and Clark Expedition, Selections from the Journals Arranged by Topic


by Gunther Barth

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 1998
  • PAPER

Selections from the Journals, conveniently arranged by topic. (PNW182, $22.25)

The Lewis and Clark Journals

The Lewis and Clark Journals


by Meriwether Lewis | William Clark | Gary Moulton

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 544 PAGES

The definitive one-volume selection of the most significant, noteworthy and historic entries from the journals of Lewis and Clark, with helpful scholarly notes and annotations. (USW428, $19.95)

Lewis and Clark, Partners in Discovery

Lewis and Clark, Partners in Discovery


by John E. Bakeless

  • EXPLORATION
  • 1996
  • PAPER
  • 498 PAGES

Applying his own original research and the journals of expedition members, Bakeless has put together an authoritative biography of the two explorers. (USW376, $14.95)

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America


by David Sibley

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2003
  • PAPER
  • 474 PAGES

A compact, geographically specific version of the Sibley Guide with all new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird. (USW418, $19.95)

 

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