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Maine: Acadia

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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Acadia, The Complete Guide

USE398
James Kaiser
Destination Press
2016
288
194075402X
PAPER
Guidebook
4/1/2010
0
0
0
0
A full-color informative guide on where to go, what to do and how to get the most out of hikes and other adventures in Maine.
$19.99

Acadia National Park Wildlife

USE438
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2008
158355355X
PLASTIC CARD
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handy, shirt-pocket guide with color illustrations of commonly encountered wildlife in Acadia.
$6.95

One Man's Meat

USE43
E.B. White
Tilbury House Publishers
1997
279
0884481921
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
By the author of "Charlotte's Web," a collection of observant and often humorous essays about daily life on a Maine saltwater farm. A wonderful portrait of coastal small-town life, originally published in 1938.
$16.95

Acadia National Park Map

USE154
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2002
2
0925873950
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed topographic map of Acadia, shown at a scale of 1:35,000, printed on tear-resistant, waterproof paper.
$11.95

Maine Map

USE416
Rand McNally Maps
MapLink
2008
2
0528882929
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This road map (1:600,000) includes city plans, a mileage chart and points of interest.
$5.99

Discover Acadia National Park, AMC's Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling

USE511
Marcy Monkman, Jerry Monkman
Appalachian Moutain Club
2010
249
1934028290
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Directions and detailed descriptions of 50 hiking, biking and paddling trips in Acadia for all abilities. Includes black and white photos, a pull-out topographical map and appendices of all hiking trails and other activities.
$21.95

Hiking Acadia National Park

USE562
Dolores Kong
Falcon Press
2016
304
149301661X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Sample more than 120 miles of hiking trails through the approximately 40,000 acres of America's first national park.
$22.95

Moon Handbook Acadia National Park

USE322
Kathleen M. Brandes
Avalon Travel Publishing
2015
280
1631210238
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact guide combines an overview of the history, culture and nature of Maine's Acadia National Park and neighboring Bar Harbor, with practical information for travelers. The book also features photographs, maps and illustrations.
$19.99

Down East, A Maritime History of Maine

USE246
Lincoln Paine
Tilbury House Publishers
2000
180
0884482227
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Maine's maritime history, from the coastal travel of Native Americans to the Basque fishing industry to the pleasure boating of today, incorporating ecology, culture and art into its well-researched history.
$14.95

The Lobster Coast

USE355
Colin Woodard
Penguin Putnam
2005
384
0143035347
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fascinating cultural history of coastal Maine as seen through the lobstering industry.
$18.00

Walking

WLK04
Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration.
$9.99

Maine in America, American Art in the Farnsworth Art Museum

USE177
Pamela Belanger
University Press of New England
2000
300
0918749085
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated survey of nearly 250 works at the Farnsworth Museum and a discussion of the influence of Mainers in the history of American art.
$55.00

The House by the Sea, A Journal

USE61
May Sarton
W. W. Norton & Company
1995
288
0393313905
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One of many journals by May Sarton, who moved from New Hampshire to live alone in a house on the seacoast of Maine. She writes beautifully on the topics of aging, solitude, nature, gardening, food, relationships and, of course, life in coastal Maine.
$21.00

Empire Falls

USE220
Richard Russo
Vintage Books
2002
496
0375726403
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel lovingly set in a fictitious Maine mill town. Russo has composed an entertaining and poignant portrait of what lies beneath the facade of small-town New England life.
$16.95

The Cider House Rules

USE46
John Irving
Ballantine Books
1997
560
0345417941
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This is John Irving's story of a teenage orphan named Homer Wells who lives in rural Maine. Growing up under the tutelage of Dr. Wilbur Larch, an abortionist and administrator of the local orphanage, Homer must face the moral dilemmas that surround him.
$18.00

Against the Tide, The Fate of the New England Fisherman

USE44
Richard Adams Carey
Houghton Mifflin Company
2000
381
061805698X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A discussion on the crisis that faces the New England fishing industry from a journalist who spent a year among the fishermen of Cape Cod.
$21.95

The Maine Woods

USE62
Henry David Thoreau, Edward Hoagland (Contributor)
Penguin Putnam
1988
480
0140170138
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The essential companion to a canoe trip on the Allegash or other wanderings in Maine.
$17.00

The Secret Life of Lobsters, How Fishermen and Scientists are Unraveling the Mysteries of our Favorite Crustacean

USE340
Trevor Corson
HarperCollins
2005
299
0060555599
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
Corson unravels the behavior of lobster and lobstermen on Little Cranberry Island in the Gulf of Maine. Besides dealing with the lobstermen-scientist row over quotas, the book offers an in depth look into the social behavior of these strange (and strangely abundant) crustaceans.
$14.99

Life Between the Tides, Marine Plants and Animals of the Northeast

USE351
Jill Fegley, John Moring, Les Watling
Tilbury House Publishers
2003
158
0884482537
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, convenient guide to habitats, invertebrates, fishes and marine plants, written for the University of Maine's Sea Grant program.
$15.00

Maine Trees & Wildflowers

USE446
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2008
1583554114
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This plastic card illustrates 140 common species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers.
$7.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to New England

USE06
Brian Cassie, Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1998
448
0679446761
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, easy-to-use overview of 1,000 New England's trees, wildflowers, mammals, insects and other flora and fauna. It also provides an extensive overview of the area's geology, weather patterns and natural sites.
$23.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

More Books

October, or Autumnal Tints

USE569
Henry David Thoreau
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
127
0393081885
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Henry David Thoreau considers the red maple, elm, sugar maple and scarlet oak in turn in this classic ode to autumn -- not as the season of senescence but of ripeness, fullness, and maturity. Originally published in 1862, this handsome new edition is illustrated with Lincoln Perry's full-page watercolors and includes an introduction by Thoreau biographer Robert Richardson (Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind).
$17.95

Worth Looking For

The Artist's Mount Desert

USE189
John Wilmerding
Princeton University Press
1995
204
0691037507
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
A study of Maine's Mount Desert Island and the artists who have been drawn to its shores.
$39.50