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Strawberry Days

Author : David A. Neiwert
ISBN : 9781466888937
Genre : History
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Strawberry Days tells the vivid and moving tale of the creation and destruction of a Japanese immigrant community. Before World War II, Bellevue, the now-booming "edge city" on the outskirts of Seattle, was a prosperous farm town renowned for its strawberries. Many of its farmers were recent Japanese immigrants who, despite being rejected by white society, were able to make a living cultivating the rich soil. Yet the lives they created for themselves through years of hard work vanished almost instantly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. David Neiwert combines compelling story-telling with first-hand interviews and newly uncovered documents to weave together the history of this community and the racist schemes that prevented the immigrants from reclaiming their land after the war. Ultimately, Strawberry Days represents more than one community's story, reminding us that bigotry's roots are deeply entwined in the very fiber of American society.

Druggists Circular

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ISBN : UOM:39015086594671
Genre : Pharmaceutical chemistry
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And Hell Followed With Her

Author : David Neiwert
ISBN : 9781568589701
Genre : True Crime
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It began with a frantic 911 call from a woman in a dusty Arizona border town. A gang claiming to be affiliated with the Border Patrol had shot her husband and daughter. It was initially assumed that the murders were products of border drug wars ravaging the Southwest until the leader of one of the more prominent offshoots of the Minutemen movement was arrested for plotting the home invasion as part of a scheme to finance a violent antigovernment border militia. And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing to the Dark Side of the American Border is award-winning journalist David Neiwert’s riveting account of the life and death of America’s Minutemen—and the terrifying story and psychology of movement leader Shawna Forde. A compulsive and brilliant portrait of cold-blooded killers and true believers, And Hell Followed With Her is at once a horrifying crime story and a frontline report on America’s nativist foot soldiers.

Early Glenwood Springs

Author : Cynthia Hines and the Frontier Historical Society
ISBN : 9781467132978
Genre : History
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Originally planned as the town of Defiance, Glenwood Springs was renamed for its natural hot springs along the banks of the Colorado River and for Glenwood, Iowa, the hometown of Isaac Cooper. In the early 1880s, Cooper had the vision of a spa resort here but not the finances to turn his dream into a reality. He sold out to Walter Devereux and his investors, who saw the construction of the Hot Springs Pool, Hotel Colorado, and Vapor Caves completed. Once railroads arrived in 1887, Glenwood Springs became a playground for wealthy travelers who sought out the hot springs as well as other recreational opportunities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding. With beautiful scenery, caves to explore, and community festivals, visitors today sustain Glenwood's economy. Located at the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers, our community has also served as a retail hub for the surrounding area from the 1880s to the present.

Try Nature

Author : Robert Stephen Field
ISBN : NYPL:33433044534133
Genre : American literature
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Chocolate Days Popsicle Weeks

Author : Edward Hannibal
ISBN : 1440135495
Genre : Fiction
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Best-selling winner of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award, "Chocolate Days, Popsicle Weeks" tells the love story of Fitzie and Janice Fitzpatrick, Silent-Generation Boston Irish Catholics who run away to make it big in New York in the Sixties. "An oft-told tale" one reviewer noted, "but not the way Hannibal tells it. ... Again and again, I felt those frissons of pleasure which superior writing always sends down my back." How these not-so-silent, resilient young lovers manage to save their marriage from the wrecking-ball of Success makes for exhilarating reading-in what the Library Journal called "A great book."

Hiking Colorado

Author : Maryann Gaug
ISBN : 9780762768806
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Lace up your boots and sample fifty of the finest trails Colorado has to offer. This hiker's paradise offers not only rugged peaks and crystal clear alpine lakes, but also historic ruins and magnificent canyons. View the Continental Divide in Rocky Mountain National Park, journey to Colorado's highest point at the top of Mount Elbert, hike beneath immense sandstone cliffs in Devils Canyon, or step back in time to North America's largest dinosaur track site. Veteran hiker, Master of Leave No Trace, and outdoor writer Maryann Gaug will introduce you to these trails and more. Inside you'll find: detailed shaded relief maps, GPS waypoint coordinates for each hike, accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each hike, tips on equipment, trip planning, and hiking with dogs and children, accurate directions, difficulty ratings, trail contacts, and more. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, come explore the wonders of our nation's highest state -- on foot!

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