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Astoria By Wasington Irving
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Volume 3 of 3. In 1836, Irving was approached by fur magnate John Jacob Astor, who convinced Irving to write a history of his fur trading colony in the American Northwest, now known as Astoria,... More > Oregon. Irving had the use of all of Astor's notes and manuscripts, as well as the original journals of such key participants as Robert Stuart, Wilson Price Hunt, and Ramsey Crooks. The resulting work is a classic - an indispensable resource for students of the American West. It is considered to be the "classic account of the first American attempt at settlement on the Pacific coast,1811--initial action towards substantiating our claim to Oregon--including the earliest extended relation of Wilson P. Hunt's overland expedition from St. Louis to that settlement." Irving made quick work of Astor's project, shipping the fawning biographical account titled Astoria in February 1836.< Less
Astoria By Washington Irving
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Volume 1 of 3. In 1836, Irving was approached by fur magnate John Jacob Astor, who convinced Irving to write a history of his fur trading colony in the American Northwest, now known as Astoria,... More > Oregon. Irving had the use of all of Astor's notes and manuscripts, as well as the original journals of such key participants as Robert Stuart, Wilson Price Hunt, and Ramsey Crooks. The resulting work is a classic - an indispensable resource for students of the American West. It is considered to be the "classic account of the first American attempt at settlement on the Pacific coast,1811--initial action towards substantiating our claim to Oregon--including the earliest extended relation of Wilson P. Hunt's overland expedition from St. Louis to that settlement." Irving made quick work of Astor's project, shipping the fawning biographical account titled Astoria in February 1836.< Less
Astoria By Washington Irving
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Volume 2 of 3. In 1836, Irving was approached by fur magnate John Jacob Astor, who convinced Irving to write a history of his fur trading colony in the American Northwest, now known as Astoria,... More > Oregon. Irving had the use of all of Astor's notes and manuscripts, as well as the original journals of such key participants as Robert Stuart, Wilson Price Hunt, and Ramsey Crooks. The resulting work is a classic - an indispensable resource for students of the American West. It is considered to be the "classic account of the first American attempt at settlement on the Pacific coast,1811--initial action towards substantiating our claim to Oregon--including the earliest extended relation of Wilson P. Hunt's overland expedition from St. Louis to that settlement." Irving made quick work of Astor's project, shipping the fawning biographical account titled Astoria in February 1836.< Less
Astoria By Tyler Jones
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Set in the coastal town of Astoria, Oregon this "honest and gritty" > work chronicles the lives of the dislocated and the desperate. A > series of interlocking stories with recurring... More > characters tell of > addicts and lost souls, of failure and salvation. Punctuated with > moments of startling beauty, at once strange and hallucinatory, debut > author Tyler Jones has written an urgent work of raw intensity.< Less
Astoria By Tyler Jones
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Set in the coastal town of Astoria, Oregon this "honest and gritty" > work chronicles the lives of the dislocated and the desperate. A > series of interlocking stories with recurring... More > characters tell of > addicts and lost souls, of failure and salvation. Punctuated with > moments of startling beauty, at once strange and hallucinatory, debut > author Tyler Jones has written an urgent work of raw intensity.< Less
Developing Kaufman Astoria By Tom Tang
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A series of case studies undertaken at Yale Architecture school in Developing Kaufman Astoria.
Developing Kaufman Astoria By Tom Tang
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A series of case studies undertaken at Yale Architecture school in Developing Kaufman Astoria.
Soldier Joker Phoenix in Astoria By Richard A. Paskowitz, M.D.
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John Phoenix aka Lieutenant George Horatio Derby was in Oregon during the years 1855-1856. He was in charge of building roads in what was wilderness. While there the wildly successful... More > book PHOENIXIANA was published. No book tour for Phoenix. He dealt with the government bureaucracy and lack of support. He kept his humor and satire intact. This book supports his satire and his precision, inherent in an engineer.< Less
Astoria, Oregon, Daily Photo 2014 By Sheryl Todd
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Photo calendar of Astoria, Oregon, for 2014 featuring photos from Astoria, Oregon, Daily Photo. Includes 12 large photos plus cover, US holidays, Astoria event dates, and some dates in local history.
Coming to Astoria - Coming of Age in America By Omar Kiam
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This story is told through the eyes of a young boy, Omar, who comes to New York with his family in search of a better life. The story takes place in the seventies, when abuse within the household... More > was common, accepted, and where police officers looked the other way. When immigrants weren't as welcomed as they are now, and one-sided fights were common place. Omar, now an inner city youth, is caught in the middle. This is Omar's personal experience with fights, beatings, hardships. A nine year old trying to get accepted into the community. An eleven year old trying to earn a few dollars by shining shoes in New York City bars. Experience what it's like for a sixteen year old to get the better of a sexual predator. Ride the New York City subways with Omar, as pan handlers, con artists, and gangs, ride along with you. Stand with Omar in Times Square, at the worst time possible. Seeing this through Omar's eyes will put you into that time and place, from the safety of your home.< Less