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The Hills of Rocky River By Leonidas McSwain
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A history of the Julius Hill family from the early 1800's to the present with the Hill Family Tree.
The Colorado Rockies By Roseanne Schmidt
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This is a photo journal of my September 2011 trip to the Colorado Rockies.
Humphrey's Long Journey Away From the Sea By Rocky Leplin
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This is a rhymed verse novel concerning a humpback whale lost in the Sacramento River delta, who meets land animals that relate tales of terror from a single species. A raccoon reveals how it came to... More > wear a furtive mask. A heron speaks of poisoned waterways. A frog describes a skin-raising scene in a land of giants. A dog named Ralf! uses black humor to recount hair-raising experiments done on animals. Then a beaver builds a dam that blocks Humphrey’s forward progress. The first people to discover Humphrey are two big game hunters and a 12-year-old girl. Their meeting triggers a contest between advocates for and against the "homicidal humpback.” The battle is joined by the Navy and the Coast Guard on one side, and hundreds of rescuers on the other. An Inuit bowhead whale hunter is brought down from Alaska to dispatch Humphrey, while rescuers try to lure him downriver. Then Ralf! returns. This morality tale with a Hollywood ending proves the truth of that old saying, the dog is a whale's best friend.< Less
Jack in the Rockies ;A Boy's Adventures with a Pack Train By George Bird Grinnell
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Jack Danvers, traveling day after day until he had reached Bismarck, Dakota, where he found awaiting him Hugh Johnson, as grave, as white-haired, and as cheery as ever. At Bismarck they had taken the... More > up-river steamer, "Josephine," and the boat had sailed early on the morning of July 5th. Hugh and Jack were on their way back up to the Piegan country. They had separated at Bismarck the previous autumn, and while Hugh kept on down the river, to take a west-bound train, which should carry him back to Mr. Sturgis' ranch in Wyoming, Jack had gone East, to spend the winter in New York.< Less
River Rock Semaphore By Marc Jensen
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River Rock Semaphore (2006) for percussion ensemble is loosely based on the sounds of a rocky shoreline. Waves that break on a rocky beach create an incredibly thick flurry of clicking as they move... More > and deposit rocks, adding to the already rich soundscape associated with moving water. In this textural piece, patterns of stone clicking move slowly around the space along with other, more resonant sounds. In the distance, horn players with conch shell trumpets call to one another periodically, capturing the idea of communication over distance associated with water throughout human history.< Less
River Rock Semaphore By Marc Jensen
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River Rock Semaphore (2006) for percussion ensemble is loosely based on the sounds of a rocky shoreline. Waves that break on a rocky beach create an incredibly thick flurry of clicking as they move... More > and deposit rocks, adding to the already rich soundscape associated with moving water. In this textural piece, patterns of stone clicking move slowly around the space along with other, more resonant sounds. In the distance, horn players with conch shell trumpets call to one another periodically, capturing the idea of communication over distance associated with water throughout human history.< Less
The River and the Railroad (First Edition) By David Menary
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Published by Blue River Press (2010), this highlights the adventures of two boys, set in the small Canadian town of New Thunder in 1913. Determined to run away by hopping the train like their friend... More > Hobo Willy, their goal is to head west to the Rocky Mountains, or south to Florida. Before they leave, they get involved as witnesses to a murder, and this sets in motion a perilous chain of events. “The book is really about two boys growing up in a small southern Ontario town,” says Menary, “and as such, it will remind readers of the little triumphs and tragedies we all experience in youth. So much of the book is infused with my own childhood and this, ultimately, is not so different from the experiences of most others. I hope this book will give people moments they can recognize, remember and treasure. It's a reflection of a time and place that has come and gone, but the little pieces of time captured in The River and the Railroad are universal.”< Less
The River and the Railroad (2nd Edition Paperback) By David Menary
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Published by Blue River Press (2010), this highlights the adventures of two boys, set in the small Canadian town of New Thunder in 1913. Determined to run away by hopping the train like their friend... More > Hobo Willy, their goal is to head west to the Rocky Mountains, or south to Florida. Before they leave, they get involved as witnesses to a murder, and this sets in motion a perilous chain of events. “The book is really about two boys growing up in a small southern Ontario town,” says Menary, “and as such, it will remind readers of the little triumphs and tragedies we all experience in youth. So much of the book is infused with my own childhood and this, ultimately, is not so different from the experiences of most others. I hope this book will give people moments they can recognize, remember and treasure. It's a reflection of a time and place that has come and gone, but the little pieces of time captured in The River and the Railroad are universal.”< Less
The Revenant - Some Incidents in the Life of Hugh Glass, a Hunter of the Missouri River By Philip St. George Cooke
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American pirate, frontiersman, fur trapper, fur trader, hunter, and explorer Hugh Glass (c. 1780 – 1833) once made his way crawling and stumbling 200 miles to Fort Kiowa, in South Dakota,... More > after being abandoned without supplies or weapons by fellow explorers and fur traders during General Ashley's expedition of 1823. 'The Revenant - Some Incidents in the Life of Hugh Glass, a Hunter of the Missouri River' by Philip St. George Cooke is the key historical document supporting the Glass story. It is backed up by two other eye-witness accounts included here - 'Hugh Glass and the Grizzly Bear' by Rufus B. Sage (From 'Rocky Mountain life; or, Startling scenes and perilous adventures in the far West, during an expedition of three years' by Rufus B. Sage, published in 1857) and 'Glass and the Bear' by George Ruxton (From 'Adventures in Mexico and the Rocky Mountains by George Ruxton,' published in 1847).< Less
The Revenant - Some Incidents in the Life of Hugh Glass, a Hunter of the Missouri River By Philip St. George Cooke
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The new hit movie The Revenant is based on the life of American pirate, frontiersman, fur trapper, fur trader, hunter, and explorer Hugh Glass (c. 1780-1833) who once made his way crawling and... More > stumbling 200 miles to Fort Kiowa, in South Dakota, after being abandoned without supplies or weapons by fellow explorers and fur traders during General Ashley's expedition of 1823.'The Revenant - Some Incidents in the Life of Hugh Glass, a Hunter of the Missouri River' by Philip St. George Cooke is the key historical document supporting the Glass story. It is backed up by two other eye-witness accounts included here - 'Hugh Glass and the Grizzly Bear' by Rufus B. Sage (From 'Rocky Mountain life; or, Startling scenes and perilous adventures in the far West, during an expedition of three years' by Rufus B. Sage, published in 1857) and 'Glass and the Bear' by George Ruxton (From 'Adventures in Mexico and the Rocky Mountains' by George Ruxton, published in 1847).< Less