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The Mountain That Was "God" : Being a Little Book About the Great Peak Which the Indians Named “Tacoma” But Which Is Officially Called “Rainier” (Illustrated) By John H. Williams
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The little book which I now offer aims to show the grandest and most accessible of our extinct volcanoes from all points of view. Like the glacial rivers, its text will be found a narrow stream... More > flowing swiftly amidst great mountain scenery. Its abundant illustrations cover not only the giants' fairyland south of the peak, but also the equally stupendous scenes that await the adventurer who penetrates the harder trails and climbs the greater glaciers of the north and east slopes.< Less
The Guardians of the Columbia By John H. Williams
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CONTENTS: I. THE RIVER : Dawn at Cloud Cap Inn The geological dawn Cascade-Sierra uptilt Rise of the snow-peaks An age of vulcanism Origin of the great Columbia gorge Dawn in Indian legend The... More > "Bridge of the Gods" Victory of Young Chinook Dawn of modern history The pioneers and the state builders. II. THE MOUNTAINS : Portland's snowy sentinels Ruskin on the mountains Cascades vs. Alps Mount Hood and its retreating glaciers The Mazamas A shattered crater Mount Adams Lava and ice caves Mount St. Helens The struggle of the forest on the lava beds Adventures of the climbers The Mazamas in peril An heroic rescue. III. THE FORESTS, by HAROLD DOUGLAS LANGILLE : Outposts at timber line The alpine parks Zone of the great trees Douglas fir From snow-line to ocean beach Conservation and reforestation.< Less
The Family of Rev. William H. Dickinson By S. P. Leonard
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A compilation of photos and documents containing the history of the ancestors of Rev. William Henry Dickinson (1899-1978). He was the son of Harry Dickinson and Annie Robinson. Harry came from... More > Sheffield, England, with his parents, John & Elizabeth (Reynolds) Dickinson, in his youth. Also included you will find the known ancestry of Rev. Dickinson's wife, Mary, also known as Delaphine Decker, whose ancestry can be traced back 15 generations behind her.< Less
How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas By W. H. H. (William Henry Harrison) Murray
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The Letters of William James By William James
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The Letters of William James edited by his son Henry James (Volumes 1 and 2). William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher who was... More > trained as a physician. He was the first educator to offer a psychology course in the U.S. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and on the philosophy of pragmatism. He was the brother of novelist Henry James and of diarist Alice James. In the summer of 1878, James married Alice Gibbens. This book is almost 700 pages containing letters from William James written throughout his lifetime to various relatives (including his parents, siblings, wife and children) and various friends and acquaintances including O.W. Holmes, H.G. Wells and John Dewey.< Less
John Deane of Nottingham: Historic Adventures by Land and Sea By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
A True Hero: A Story of the Days of William Penn By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
12H30:One Day in November By Francisco Sousa Faria da Silva
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This book of paintings intends to revisit the fateful day of November 22, 1963. The world was shocked when the 35th USA president, John F. Kennedy, was brutally murdered on a political trip to... More > Dallas, Texas. The president was shot in the head at 12:30, when the presidential motorcade passed in the crowded downtown Dealey Plaza. Kennedy marked the end of an era. The 1950’s were prosperous for American citizens. Young people grew up with Elvis Presley’s rock and roll, Doris Day’s serenity voice, James Dean’s rebellious type, Marilyn Monroe’s sex appeal, Guy Williams’ Zorro and his quest for justice, among many other references. That fateful Friday, November 22, 1963, was the prelude to the collapse, the end of a dream and the awakening of a new generation. This book covers the main events of that day using my own paintings, various photographs and texts in the public domain, speeches and transcripts of the time. This a trip to the last hours of life of a president that marked a generation.< Less
Sarah, A Novel By William H Abbott
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John Cobb,as a teenager,came from a blue collar, fundamentalist Christian home in Georgia in the 1960's. His family and friends sought to put him on their chosen course for him, to become a... More > minister. But John met Sarah Clark, who shows him love and that he has potential to be something more in his life. Sarah’s influence opens John’s eyes to the smallness and bigotry of his background and his religious upbringing. Unfortunately the changes in John come at a price and cause a backlash that these star crossed lovers do not expect as his mother and those of his faith declare war on Sarah and his relationship with her. John loses Sarah and his own way, becoming destructive to himself and to others. Life takes him to new places and he becomes a man very different from the teenager he was. He is successful, moving far from his earlier background. Yet, dark times overwhelm him and when the light again comes, he finds that he must sacrifice everything to find what his heart desires most, Sarah.< Less
Sarah By William H Abbott
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John Cobb comes from a blue collar, Fundamentalist home in Georgia. As a teenager in 1960's Georgia, his background seems a handicap that suggests little chance for great success in his life. His... More > family and friends seek to put him on their chosen path to become a preacher. But John meets Sarah Clark, who shows him love and that he has potential for more in his life. Sarah's influence opens John's eyes to the smallness and bigotry of his background. Unfortunately the changes in John come at a price and cause a backlash that these star crossed lovers do not expect as a holy war is declared on Sarah. John loses Sarah and his own way, becoming destructive to himself and to others. Life takes him to new places and he becomes a man very different from the teenager he was. He is successful, moving far from his earlier background. Yet, dark times overwhelm him and when the light again comes, he finds that he must sacrifice everything to find what his heart desires most, Sarah.< Less