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America's Lost Highway - California's U.S. Highway 40 By Lyn Wilkerson
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U.S. Highway 40, and now Interstate 80 which replaced it, is the most traveled artery between the Eastern United States and central California. The highway hurdles the sheer, rocky wall of the Sierra... More > Nevada into the valley that stretches to the Golden Gate. From the Great American Basin, it climbs to the granite heights of Donner Pass, traverses the boulder-piled Yuba River bottoms, coasts toboggan-like through forests and along river gorges offering hazy vistas of mountain ranges. It passes the half-ruined mining camps of the gold country and the titanic upheavals of the hydraulic workings. In the western foothills, where orchards appear in forest clearings, it wriggles between rolling evergreen knolls, then strikes across the great Sacramento Valley, and crosses the low Coast Range to San Francisco.< Less
Albert Bierstadt: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Albert Bierstadt was a German-American painter best known for his plentiful landscapes of the American West. To paint the scenes, Bierstadt joined several journeys of the Westward Expansion. He was... More > the leading painter of these scenes for the remainder of the 19th century. He became part of the Hudson River School in New York, an informal group of painters who started painting along this scenic river. Their style was based on carefully detailed paintings with romantic, almost glowing lighting, sometimes called "luminism". An important interpreter of the western landscape, Bierstadt, along with Thomas Moran, is also grouped with the Rocky Mountain School. Bierstadt's technical skill, earned through his study of European landscape, was crucial to his success as a painter of the American West. His exhibition pieces were brilliantly crafted images that glorified the American West as a land of promise. Bierstadt was a prolific artist, having completed over 500 paintings during his lifetime.< Less
Albert Bierstadt: 132 Paintings By Maria Tsaneva
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Albert Bierstadt was a German-American painter best known for his plentiful landscapes of the American West. To paint the scenes, Bierstadt joined several journeys of the Westward Expansion. He was... More > the leading painter of these scenes for the remainder of the 19th century. He became part of the Hudson River School in New York, an informal group of painters who started painting along this scenic river. Their style was based on carefully detailed paintings with romantic, almost glowing lighting, sometimes called "luminism". An important interpreter of the western landscape, Bierstadt, along with Thomas Moran, is also grouped with the Rocky Mountain School. Bierstadt's technical skill, earned through his study of European landscape, was crucial to his success as a painter of the American West. His exhibition pieces were brilliantly crafted images that glorified the American West as a land of promise. Bierstadt was a prolific artist, having completed over 500 paintings during his lifetime.< Less
Crete Walks By Geoff Needle
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A selection of 25 country walks passing through different parts of the Apokoronas area of north-west Crete. The Apokoronas area has a diverse terrain that ranges from a rocky coastline with caves,... More > coves and sandy beaches, large flat plains of citrus and olive groves, old villages, small churches, rivers and streams, and the high foothills of the White Mountains that are snow covered for up to six months each year. These walks take you to all those places. The walks would suit tourists that want to explore the quiet countryside away from their chosen resort or local people that have not had the opportunity to explore some of the nice countryside further afield from where they live. The walks pass through the nicest and quietest parts of the local countryside. The directions are fully detailed with their length and description of the terrain to be met along the way. An introduction gives more information about the Apokoronas area and various aspects of life in Crete.< Less
The Pike's Peak Rush By Edwin L. Sabin
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"Twenty-five thousand people—and more on the way! Think of that!" exclaimed Mr. Richards, Terry's father. It was an evening in early April, 1859, and spring had come to the Richards... More > ranch, up the Valley of the Big Blue, Kansas Territory. Excitement had come, too, for Harry (Harry Revere, that is, the clever, boyish Virginia school-teacher who was a regular member of the family) had been down to the town of Manhattan, south on the Kansas River and the emigrant trail there, and had brought back some Kansas City and St. Louis papers. They were brimming with the news of a tremendous throng of goldseekers swarming to cross the plains for the new gold fields, discovered only last year, in the Pike's Peak country of the Rocky Mountains< Less
Sojourn: The Deadlands By B. D. Messick
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The Deadlands... A wasteland of burning sun and shifting sands that stretches for more than a thousand miles from the foot of the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi River. The once vibrant Great... More > Plains of the former United States is little more than a bleak and barren desert, a blasted landscape that holds only sad reminders of what has been lost. Rayn and Luk must brave the perils of this arid land of fierce beasts, savage sandstorms, and hidden dangers if they're going to reach the Beastlands beyond. They will encounter new enemies, and discover precious new allies. Rayn's suspicions about the results of Luk's Sojourn Lottery continues to grow, but she must put those doubts aside if they have any chance of surviving what's coming. The Deadlands will push them to their breaking points while testing the strength of their bond. Their only goal: Survival.< Less
The Pod-Caverns of the Sinister Shroom By Matthew Finch
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Strange doings are underfoot in the wild hills bordering the realm of decent and civilized folks. Villagers and cattle have gone missing; woodcutters have disappeared; misshapen beings have been seen... More > shuffling through the forests. Some brave villagers have tracked a group of stolen oxen as far as the rocky banks of a small river in the hills. The trail disappeared down into a fissure in the limestone rock, where a fast-running stream plunges down to the dark caverns below. Gird your loins, stand behind the dwarf, and get ready to face The Pod-Caverns of the Sinister Shroom! Advanced Adventures #1: The Pod-Caverns of the Sinister Shroom is an adventure module designed for 6-8 adventurers of levels 2-4 and compatible with 1st Edition gaming.< Less
The Pod-Caverns of the Sinister Shroom By Matthew Finch
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Strange doings are underfoot in the wild hills bordering the realm of decent and civilized folks. Villagers and cattle have gone missing; woodcutters have disappeared; misshapen beings have been seen... More > shuffling through the forests. Some brave villagers have tracked a group of stolen oxen as far as the rocky banks of a small river in the hills. The trail disappeared down into a fissure in the limestone rock, where a fast-running stream plunges down to the dark caverns below. Gird your loins, stand behind the dwarf, and get ready to face The Pod-Caverns of the Sinister Shroom! Advanced Adventures #1: The Pod-Caverns of the Sinister Shroom is an adventure module designed for 6-8 adventurers of levels 2-4 and compatible with 1st Edition gaming. If you would like to purchase a printed copy, please visit www.xrpshop.citymax.com.< Less
The Book Of Instructions: manual of end times By Ital Iman
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Arizona "As old rock, not much will happen, even the Grand Canyon remaining unaffected in spite of tempo-rary deluges in the area. During the hour of the shift and hours following, the Colorado... More > River will drain the immense amount of water that will dump on the Rockies, during the clash of water soaked air that will push inland into the Mississippi Valley during sloshing of the Gulf, and similar water soaked air that will push inland into the Sierras during the compression of the Pacific. Existing drainage routes will serve as the route for this water to rush back to the sea. The Hoover Dam will not survive the Richter 9 quakes, in particular will not survive the heaving and jolting that will go on as the Pacific Plates subducts under the West Coast. Such subduction does not affect only the immediate area, but causes adjustments in neighboring rock strata, sometimes hours afterwards in aftershocks"...< Less
An American Journey By John Cowell
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John Cowell made his ‘first’ visit to America aged 72 accompanying his sister, an old hand, familiar with the American way of life, who was visiting friends in Gunnison, Colorado. The... More > experience made such a deep impression on John that he felt compelled to write this book about his ‘adventure’. Colorado, Utah, Nevada and Arizona, previously just names to him, came alive under the expert guidance of Tony and Eileen, his new friends. The Grand Canyon, The Black Canyon, The Mighty Colorado River, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, the Rocky Mountains, the ‘magical’ city of Las Vegas and many more unforgettable sights left a lasting impression on him. He was privileged to see many iconic locations including a visit to Monument Valley, Utah, with its haunting sandstone formations. The history of the Native American tribes is described to him by his mentor Tony. By way of finale white water rafting on the Gunnison River provides a thrilling climax to a wonderful American experience.< Less

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LOOKING FOR A MIRACLE...LOOK WITHIN YOUR LIFE LOOKING FOR A... By May Lewis
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