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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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The People's School
Paperback: October 2017
Hardcover: October 2017

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The Red Coast
Paperback: June 2019

The Red Coast is a lively and readable informal history of the labor, left-wing, and progressive activists who lived, worked, and organized in...

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The Salem Clique
Paperback: June 2017

During the decade of the 1850s, the Oregon Territory progressed toward statehood in an atmosphere of intense political passion and conflict. Editors of...

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The Troubled Life of Peter Burnett
Paperback: May 2018

Few people in the nineteenth-century American West could boast the achievements of Peter Burnett. He helped organize the first major wagon train to the...

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Through a Green Lens
Paperback: October 2016

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