Portland's Past: Stories from the City by the Sea (American by Luann Yetter

By Luann Yetter

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow immortalized Portland, Maine, because the �beautiful city that's seated via the sea.� during this quantity, Maine writer Luann Yetter offers the tales from its prior that not just show off this exquisiteness but in addition light up its various and intriguing background. The founding individuals of the wooded area urban braved the cruel winters, yet now not with no scandals and struggles. One guy raised a army to struggle the Barbary pirates threatening ships that sailed from Casco Bay, and privateers introduced rum onboard and ashore. And whereas one Portlander traded slaves, many others labored the Underground Railroad as staunch antislavery crusaders. notice Portland from its starting as uncharted territory via to its improvement into the critical New England urban it truly is today.

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Rockin' Steady: A Guide to Basketball and Cool by Walt Frazier,Ira Berkow,Bill Russell,Walter Iooss Jr.

By Walt Frazier,Ira Berkow,Bill Russell,Walter Iooss Jr.

For hundreds of thousands of basketball lovers within the Nineteen Seventies, Walt "Clyde" Frazier outlined the note cool. one of many maximum element guards in NBA historical past, Clyde guided the hot York Knicks to their basically championships with a method and aptitude that used to be thoroughly his personal. again in 1974, Clyde and New York Times sportswriter Ira Berkow collaborated on a publication that has develop into an iconic and much-sought-after piece of basketball background. Now, 3 many years later, Rockin' regular: A advisor to Basketball & Cool is again with an all-new advent, afterword, and every little thing that made it the most strange activities books of all time.

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Seen and Unseen Companions On My Appalachian Journey by Paul Fitz-Patrick

By Paul Fitz-Patrick

noticeable and Unseen partners on my Appalachian trip is ready Paul Geary who has a mid-life drawback and comes to a decision to hike the Appalachian path. Paul attempts to find what God’s plan is for him and why God has enable him down. As he starts off his hike in Maine he discovers that God has continually been with him, yet that God simply wasn’t answering his prayers within the methods Paul sought after Him to. He meets many fascinating humans on his trip and realizes he's attracted to those who he stocks anything with, specifically, God and kin. a few of Paul’s partners are providential messengers who aid Paul see that God has proficient him in lots of methods through the process his lifestyles. He additionally realizes that his own witness of God and his personal life’s occasions support others alongside tips on how to think and belief in God. the purpose of the adventure turns into the adventure itself and whilst Paul returns domestic he realizes what he's alleged to do with the remainder of his earthly life.

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God & Country: All Things Are Possible by Jacqueline M. Arnold

By Jacqueline M. Arnold

Are you anxious approximately the USA? Are you asking, “What am i able to do? Is wish for the US even possible?” Dare to think that each one issues are attainable. It used to be for me, and I’m “just a mom.” –Jacqueline Arnold
Travel with me throughout the USA, for God and Country.

This is my actual tale of event throughout the US to arrive my dream of seeing fifty states by means of my 50th birthday (50X50), even with the storms of my lifestyles and my situations. i began the place i used to be, a unmarried mother with $2.12 and one airline blood brother cross, and traveled sixteen states in a single yr. alongside the best way, I requested God to Ignite the United States and The Spirit of the US for patriotic and non secular revival from Georgia to Hawaii, from Maine to Alaska, via a number of nationwide parks, and from the 4 corners of the United States. My prayer is for the USA to Awaken—to get up, get up, rise up, and Take motion in those perilous occasions for God and nation.
If my humans, who're known as by means of my identify, will humble themselves and pray....I will forgive their sin and heal their land. (2 Chronicles 7:14)
This is a e-book of impressive religion the place i found ALL issues ARE POSSIBLE:
•A journey throughout the US with no funds
•A God who can ignite The Spirit of the US
•A modern day outbreak of REVIVAL
•God’s outstanding Grace provided freely to everyone!
This is America’s name to Action.
This e-book includes perception into an intimate stroll with God that I pray will heal our state and encourage a iteration to clean revelation.
It is time for an American Revolution and an exceptional Awakening. anywhere you're. Whoever you're. What’s keeping you again from believing?

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Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of the Garden by Maxine N. Lurie,Richard F. Veit

By Maxine N. Lurie,Richard F. Veit

See New Jersey background as you examine it! Envisioning New Jersey brings jointly 650 unbelievable photos that remove darkness from the process the state’s heritage, from prehistoric occasions to the current. Readers might imagine they understand New Jersey’s history—the state’s expanding range, industrialization, and suburbanization—but the visible list awarded the following dramatically deepens and enriches that knowledge.
 
Maxine N. Lurie and Richard F. Veit, prime experts on New Jersey background, current a smorgasbord of informative photographs, starting from work and pictures to records and maps. photos of George Washington and Molly Pitcher from the Revolution, conflict flags from the battle of 1812 and the Civil battle, girls air raid wardens patrolling the streets of Newark in the course of global battle II, the Vietnam struggle Memorial—all exhibit New Jerseyans scuffling with for liberty. There also are photos of Thomas Mundy Peterson, the 1st African American to vote after passage of the 15th modification; Paul Robeson marching for civil rights; collage scholars protesting within the Nineteen Sixties; and Martin Luther King conversing at Monmouth college. The authors spotlight the ethnic and spiritual number of New Jersey population with photos that variety from local American arrowheads and fishing implements, to Dutch and German structures, early African American church buildings and leaders, and smooth Catholic and Hindu homes of worship. right here, too, are the nice New Jersey innovators from Thomas Edison to the Bell Labs scientists who labored on transistors. 

Compiled through the authors of New Jersey: A heritage of the backyard State, this quantity is meant as an illustrated better half to that past volume. Envisioning New Jersey also stands by itself simply because essays synthesizing every one period accompany the illustrations. a desirable gold mine of pictures from the state’s past, Envisioning New Jersey is the 1st illustrated booklet at the backyard nation that covers its whole historical past, shooting the superb transformation of recent Jersey over time.

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Thanks to the recent Jersey ancient fee, the recent Jersey Council for the arts, and beneficiant person donors for making this venture possible.

 

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75 Classic Rides Northern California: The Best Road Biking by Bill Oetinger

By Bill Oetinger

CLICK right here to obtain a pattern path from seventy five vintage Rides Northern California

Bill Oetinger calls Northern California “something imminent biking paradise.” yet, as he says within the creation to 75
Classic Rides: Northern California
, “Even paradise could be a muddled maze in case you don’t be aware of your manner round it, and that’s the place this e-book comes into play.” this advisor is meant for everybody, from beginner to professional cyclists. It’s obtainable, pleasant, and enjoyable, highlighting really vintage rides rated from effortless to epic. For invoice, this implies wine state loops, Berkeley waterfronts, Santa Cruz mountains, gold state excursions, Sierra epics, and extra. imagine redwood cathedrals and rugged coastlines, grasslands and vineyards——and all alongside, Bill’s professional suggestion guiding you down the road.

Out of seventy five rides, the bulk are attainable as one- or two-day outings; bold cyclists, even though, will discover a cross-state route
to plan for or dream approximately, too. each one journey comprises the following:

A downloadable turn-by-turn cue sheet

• trouble point and distance

• general time to complete

• Elevation achieve and excessive point

• most sensible season to ride

• Maps and key assets, together with land managers

• precise path descriptions and photos

• Easy-to-use mileage log

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Rockhounding Montana: A Guide to 100 of Montana's Best by Montana Hodges,Robert Feldman

By Montana Hodges,Robert Feldman

With this informative, absolutely up to date and revised consultant, you could discover the mineral-rich quarter of Montana. It describes the state's most sensible rockhounding websites and covers well known and commerical websites in addition to a number of little-known components. this useful advisor additionally descirbes find out how to gather specimens, contains maps and instructions to every web site, and lists rockhound golf equipment round the country. this can be really a complete guide to well known gathering websites in Montana and source-book brimming with suggestion that may be of use to either the beginner and the skilled rockhounder.

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Rock Climbing Washington (Regional Rock Climbing Series) by Jeff Smoot

By Jeff Smoot

Featuring greater than 1,500 routes through the nation of Washington, this renowned advisor has now been thoroughly up-to-date and increased. discover the granite cliffs of Index, Leavenworth, Darrington, and Tieton River Canyon; take on the uncovered alpine routes at the spires at Washington Pass; or hold from steep recreation climbs at North Bend, Frenchman Coulee, and Marcus and China Bend close to Spokane.

Several recreation and conventional parts incorporated have by no means earlier than been lined in a guidebook. particular maps, topos, and pictures supplement the path descriptions and rankings to supply climbers with an entire package deal. Rock hiking Washington is the best e-book to tackle your subsequent mountaineering experience within the Evergreen State.

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Explore Olympia Tumwater and Lacey by Angie Regensburg

By Angie Regensburg

discover is a documentation of the neighborhood personality of Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey, Washington. The publication is a set of knowledge on parks, nature trails, playgrounds, shores, museums, ancient houses, public gardens and extra! This precise e-book positive factors images, touch info, instructions, parking info, lists of facilities, and an outline of the vacation spot together with bits of old evidence. so much locations additionally supply a prompt planner.

At this time there are a hundred locations over 3 towns. The publication has nice that means traditionally in addition to being an important neighborhood reference ebook. this may be a place to begin for plenty of on their lonesome adventures within the quarter and to return to actually take pleasure in what this a part of the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

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