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A Taste of the Pacific Northwest

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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The Good Rain

PNW11
Timothy Egan
Vintage Books
1991
254
0679734856
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully readable portrait of the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle journalist travels along the Columbia River in the footsteps of 1853 visionary Theodore Winthrop, focusing on history, people and natural resources.
$15.95

Eyewitness Guide Pacific Northwest

PNW151
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
344
1465457127
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to Oregon, Washington and British Columbia features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the area's attractions. Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this is the guide to carry.
$25.00

Pacific Northwest Map

PNW12
Michelin Maps
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067190776
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed, single-sided road map depicts the Pacific coast from Vancouver, BC south to Carson City, Nevada and inland as far as Boise, Idaho. Michelin also includes some travelers' info in sidebars. Scaled at: 1:1,267,200 (1in equals 20mi).
$6.95

Mount Hood Map

PNW252
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2009
1
156695472X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This topo map, printed on tear- and water resistant paper, shows this popular recreation area.
$11.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Vancouver & Victoria

CND265
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2013
128
1465409971
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions in Vancouver and Victoria.
$14.00

Exploring Vancouver, The Architectural Guide

CND408
Harold Kalman
Douglas & McIntyre
2012
352
1553658663
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In this highly accessible and authoritative guide to Vancouver's architecture, specialists Harold Kalman and Robin Ward take us on a tour of Vancouver's fourteen neighborhoods, exploring the city's rich architectural heritage in over 450 entries. Each ent
$24.95

Frommer's EasyGuide to Seattle, Portland and the Oregon Coast

PNW331
Donald Olson
Frommer's
2014
256
1628871202
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This lightweight guide highlights important attractions in the Pacific Northwest with expert advice on accommodations and meals.
$12.95

Pacific Pinot Noir, A Comprehensive Winery Guide for Consumers and Connoisseurs

PNW245
John Winthrop Haeger
University of California Press
2008
454
0520253175
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
The definitive guide to Oregon and California pinot noir, including travel information, winery profiles and tasting notes for 200 producers.
$39.95

Skid Road, An Informal Portrait of Seattle

PNW82
Murray Morgan
University of Washington Press
1982
288
0295958464
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of Seattle, first published in 1951.
$18.95

The Essential Lewis and Clark

PNW70
Landon Y. Jones (Editor), Meriwether Lewis, William Clark
HarperCollins
2002
224
0060011599
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This compact book features selections from Lewis and Clark's journals focusing on natural history, people and landscapes of the West.
$13.99

Undaunted Courage, Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

USW20
Stephen Ambrose
Touchstone
1997
528
0684826976
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Ambrose recreates the high adventure and politics of late 18th-century America in this classic history, rich in details of Native American life, geography, flora and fauna.
$18.00

Fugitives and Refugees, A Walk in Portland, Oregon

PNW150
Chuck Palahniuk
Crown
2003
176
1400047838
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Palahniuk's appreciative, decidedly eccentric account of his adopted city (and the other oddballs it has attracted), strong on local flavor and personality.
$16.95

Reach of Tide, Ring of History: A Columbia River Voyage (Northwest Reprints)

PNW98
Robin Cody (Introduction), Sam McKinney
Oregon State University Press
2000
114
0870714848
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
McKinney follows the river from Cape Disappointment to the barrier of the Bonneville Dam, telling the story of the voyage through anecdotes, history and observations about the river. A spare, witty account of messing about in a homemade boat.
$14.95

The Egg and I

PNW51
Betty MacDonald
HarperCollins
2008
287
0060914289
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MacDonald's uproarious tale of raising chickens and children on a dilapidated 40-acre farm on the rainy, remote Olympic Peninsula.
$13.99

Voyage of a Summer Sun

PNW39
Robin Cody
Oregon State University Press
2012
320
0870716611
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
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, bo
$19.95

Winter Brothers, A Season at the Edge of America

PNW57
Ivan Doig
Harcourt Books
1982
246
0156972158
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Ivan Doig quotes extensively from the 19th century settler in the Olympic Peninsula, James Gilchrist Swans, in this tale of frontier life.
$16.95

Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest

PNW17
Katharine Berry Judson
University of Nebraska Press
1997
204
0803275951
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First collected in 1910, these age-old stories include revealing myths and creation narratives alongside noted geographical features of the territory. Presented with 52 photographs.
$14.95

West of Here

PNW283
Jonathan Evison
Algonguin
2011
496
1565129520
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this atmospheric novel, set in the fictional town of Port Bonita on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, Evison masterfully alternates between the late 19th century and the present with environmental issues, historical events and a host of memorable charact
$24.95

A River Lost, The Life and Death of the Columbia

PNW25
Blaine Harden
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
288
0393342565
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The single best introduction to the Pacific Northwest, Blaine Harden's superbly reported social and environmental history of the Columbia River combines interviews, anecdote and solid information.
$15.95

The Restless Northwest, A Geological Story

PNW135
Hill Williams
Washington State University Press
2002
176
0874222508
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A popular geological history of the region by a native Washingtonian and former science writer for the Seattle Times. He divides the book between ancient and quaternary geology, explaining not only the formation of the varied terrain but also the ongoing
$19.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

PNW50
Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1998
448
0679446796
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact photographic guide to the wildflowers, trees, mosses, butterflies, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals of the Pacific Northwest.
$22.00

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Moon Handbook San Juan Islands

PNW130
Don Pitcher
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
340
163121425X
PAPER
Guidebook
5/16/2017
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the San Juan Islands with a focus on outdoor activities. Kayakers, bikers, hikers and whale-watchers especially will appreciate this guide in the Moon series.
$19.99

Northwest Passage, The Great Columbia River

PNW26
William Dietrich
University of Washington Press
2016
450
0295999322
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A sweeping portrait of the Columbia, its history, nature and transformation from wild river to engineering marvel by a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Seattle Times.
$26.95

San Juan Islands Map

PNW68
Great Pacific Map Company
East View
2013
2
0938011960
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map and guide to the San Juan Islands at a scale of 1:70,000.
$7.95

Washington Wines and Wineries

PNW222
Paul Gregutt
University of California Press
2010
392
0520261380
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
This esssential guide to wine and wineries of Washington includes an overview of grapes grown in the state and profiles of 100 estates.
$50.00

Lewis & Clark, An Illustrated History

PNW36
Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
Alfred Knopf
1999
248
0375706526
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The handsomely produced companion volume to Ken Burns' PBS documentary film, featuring essays and 150 illustrations, most in full color.
$29.95

Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest

PNW10
Eugene Kozloff
University of Washington Press
1978
264
029595597X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient single-volume introduction to the natural history of the Pacific Northwest. Divided by habitat, it covers plant life in detail with some information on associated invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians and a few mammals.
$35.00