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Speaking for the River
Paperback: March 2018

Since the late 1960s, Oregon has been at the forefront of environmental protection in the United States. The state generally, and Portland in particular,...

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State of Giving
Paperback: April 2015

State of Giving is at once an authoritative overview of Oregon’s toughest challenges and a
much-needed manifesto for greater civic engagement....

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The Alternate Route
Paperback: November 2017

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The Brightwood Stillness
By Mark Pomeroy
Paperback: October 2014

When Hieu Nguyen, a Portland high school teacher, is accused of sexual misconduct by two of his students, his close friend and...

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The Color of Night
By Max G. Geier
Paperback: November 2015
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The Jewish Oregon Story
Paperback: September 2016
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The Long Shadows
Paperback: April 2017

The Long Shadows is the first book to offer global perspectives on the environmental history of World War II. Based on long-term research, the...

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The Next Tsunami
Paperback: April 2014

On a March evening in 1964, ten-year-old Tom Horning awoke near midnight to find his yard transformed. A tsunami triggered by Alaska’s momentous Good Friday...

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The Nude Beach Notebook
Paperback: June 2014

In this engaging new memoir, a loose sequel to her earlier Prairie Reunion, Barbara J. Scot explores her reluctance and longing to reconnect with a...

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The Only Woman in the Room
Paperback: May 2017

Norma Petersen Paulus grew up in Depression-era poverty in Eastern Oregon. She survived a bout with polio in her teens, taught herself to be a legal...

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