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Washington: The Olympic Peninsula

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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WASHINGTON: THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA. Buy these 4 items as a set for $50 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

The Egg and I

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

Olympic National Park Wildlife

PNW216
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2007
1583553630
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
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0
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Slip this into your daypack: a handy, laminated fold-up card featuring 140 birds, mammals, reptiles and insects.
$7.95

Moon Olympic Peninsula

PNW250
Jeff Burlingame
Avalon Travel Publishing
2015
200
1631210068
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
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This compact practical guide, with maps, covers where to go and what to do on the 6,500-square-mile peninsula.
$16.99

Olympic National Park Map

PNW63
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2011
2
0925873160
MAP
Reference
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0
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A durable topographic map of Olympic National Park, shown at a scale of 1:100,000. Printed on tear-proof, water-resistant paper.
$11.95

Discovering Totem Poles, A Traveler's Guide

PNW309
Aldona Jonaitis
University of Washington Press
2012
112
0295991879
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
0
0
Aldona Jonaitis explores the making and displaying of 90 monumental totem poles along the coast of Washington State, British Columbia and Alaska.
$18.95

Falcon Guide, Hiking Olympic National Park

PNW336
Erik Molvar
Falcon Press
2015
264
1493009702
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
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0
This guide to hiking Olympic National Park offers detailed maps and descriptions for over 100 trails. Difficulties range from family-friendly strolls to strenuous backpacking trips over glaciers and mountains.
$22.95

Olympic National Park, A Natural History

USW595
Tim McNulty
University of Washington Press
2009
384
0295988878
PAPER
History
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0
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McNulty weaves tales of history, conservation and nature in this personable portrait of the region, updated for this second edition.
$30.00

Walking

WLK04
Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
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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

Windshield Wilderness, Cars, Roads, and Nature in Washington's National Parks

CON31
David Louter, William Cronon (Introduction)
University of Washington Press
2010
288
029599021X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively analysis of the evolving relationship between national parks and cars using Washington State's national parks -- Mount Rainier, Olympic, and North Cascades -- as examples.
$35.00

Winter Brothers, A Season at the Edge of America

PNW57
Ivan Doig
Harcourt Books
1982
246
0156972158
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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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
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0
0
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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

Snow Falling on Cedars

PNW52
David Guterson
Vintage Books
1995
460
067976402x
PAPER
Literature
0
0
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0
A beautifully wrought, extremely evocative novel set on San Piedro Island in Puget Sound in the 1950s. Readers are rewarded not only with some fine storytelling and beautiful prose, but also with a vivid glimpse of island life.
$16.00

The Dark Place

PNW207
Aaron J. Elkins
Open Road
2014
272
1497642922
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The eerie, remote rainforest of Washington state's Olympic Peninsula forms the backdrop for this second Gideon Oliver mystery.
$12.99

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 characters.
$24.95

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.
$16.95

A Field Guide to the Cascades and Olympics

PNW20
Stephen Whitney
Mountaineers
2004
288
0898868084
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Don't just call it a mushroom when it's a golden chanterelle; know your screech owl from your saw-whet owl; distinguish a monarch butterfly from a painted lady, all with the help of this comprehensive guide to the 600 species of common plants and animals of the region.
$21.95

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.
$22.95

Northwestern Seashore Life, Alaska to Oregon

PNW105
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
158355114X
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated, fold-out guide to almost 150 species of whales, birds, plants and other inhabitants of the Northwest coast is a handy, pocket-size reference for quick identification.
$7.95

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska

PNW02
Andy MacKinnon, Jim Pojar
Lone Pine Press
2004
528
1551055309
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A terrific handbook to nearly 800 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska.
$24.95

Scats and Tracks of the Pacific Coast

PNW338
James Halfpenny
Falcon Press
2015
176
1493009958
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A helpful trail companion, designed to help readers determine which Pacific Coast mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians have crossed their path (and could still be around). Includes an identification key, glossary, line drawings and tracking advice. Subtitled "A Field Guide to the Signs of 70 Wildlife Species."
$12.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

USW418
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
512
0307957926
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$19.95