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Thubron, Colin

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Summary: An acclaimed travel writer and novelist, in his eightieth year, takes a dramatic journey on the little known Far East Asian river that forms the highly contested border between Russia and China, covering almost 3,000 miles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 MIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 Millard 2005

Summary: Rick Stevens is your perfect travel partner, guiding you through 60 hours of discoveries in his favorite European cities, villages, and off-the-beaten-path destinations. The complete DVD set brings you every one of Rick's half-hour TV shows- plus his highly acclaimed, hour-long TV specials.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914 RIC

DuLong, Jessica.

Summary: DuLong brings her two worlds vibrantly to life in this memoir that evokes the vitality of New York City's bygone working waterfront and the Hudson River, a birthplace of American industry. Blending four centuries of Hudson River history with unforgettable present-day characters and events, DuLong offers a porthole-view narrative of the river and its social tapestry as a microcosm of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.47 DUL

Fatland, Erika

Summary: "The acclaimed author of Sovietistan travels along the seemingly endless Russian border and reveals the deep and pervasive influence it has had across half the globe."--Book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books, Ltd. 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.7 FAT

DuLong, Jessica.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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Summary: Features Germany's Romantic Road, Rhine and Mosel River, Prague and Budapest, and Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.04 EUR

Summary: Take a dream cruise around the world's most dramatic coastlines to more than 20 countries. The stunning landscapes of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton; the beauty of the Caribbean; the Mayan ruins; the Panama Canal; Big Sur's coastline; Alaska's wilderness. Norway's fjords; Scotland's lochs and glens; the Rhine's castles and medieval cities; France's rivers; Lisbon's contrasts; Gibraltar's caves;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.2 SCE

Adams, Noah.

Summary: The author journeys back to the America of his ancestors as he follows the New River into the heart of modern-day Appalachia on a 330-mile odyssey on foot, by mountain bike, by canoe, and by whitewater raft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.4 Adams

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.47 Ada

Sivertson, Howard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Superior Port Cities 1999

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.49 Sivertson 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 977.49 SIV

Salama, Jordan

Summary: "An American writer of Argentine, Syrian, and Iraqi Jewish descent, Jordan Salama tells the story of the Río Magdalena, nearly one thousand miles long, the heart of Colombia. This is Gabriel García Márquez's territory--rumor has it Macondo was partly inspired by the port town of Mompox--as much as that of the Middle Eastern immigrants who run fabric stores by its banks. Following the river from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 918.61 SAL

Summary: Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rain forest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon. Two of the most celebrated men from their respective nations, Roosevelt and Rondon set out with twenty other adventurers in 1914. Over eight eventful weeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

Millard, Candice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 918.113 Millard

Krakel, Dean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.875 KRA

Vannoy, Dana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: D. Vannoy 2011

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: 917.74 VAN
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 917.74 VAN

Barber, John Warner

Summary: "Barber and Howe go west! This 1868 collaboration from American historians John Warner Barber (1798-1885) and Henry Howe (1816-1893) surveys twenty-one states (Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin) and nine territories...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2019

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 973 BAR

Morine, David E.

Summary: In January 2003, retired CEO Ramsay Peard asked longtime conservationist and friend David "Bugsy" Morine if he wanted to canoe the four-hundred-mile-long Connecticut River. Morine readily agreed--under one condition: No camping. "I'm too old to be sleeping on the ground, cooking over an open fire, and crapping in the woods," Morine told Peard, "and so are you." "Where will we stay?" Peard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GPP/Globe 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.404 MOR

Jenkins, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.62 JEN

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: Describes the sights and events a frontier family encounters travelling from South Dakota to the Ozarks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1962

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Twain, Mark

Summary: Discover the magic of life on the Mississippi. At once a romantic history of a mighty river, an autobiographical account of Mark Twain's early steamboat days, and a storehouse of humorous anecdotes and sketches, Life on the Mississippi is the raw material from which Twain wrote his finest novel: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn .

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Easton Press 1972

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.4 TWA

Sciolino, Elaine

Summary: "In the spring of 1978, as a young journalist in Paris, Elaine Sciolino was seduced by a river. In The Seine, she tells the story of that river through its rich history and lively characters-a bargewoman, a riverbank bookseller, a houseboat- dweller, a famous cinematographer known for capturing the river's light. She patrols with river police, rows with a restorer of antique boats, discovers a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 944.36 SCI

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
Call number: 917.3 AME 2
Call number: 917.3 AME 3
Call number: 917.3 AME 4
Call number: 917.3 AME 5
Call number: 917.3 AME 6

Gargan, Edward A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.9 GAR

Dana, Juliette Starr

Contents: "Worth a Pilgrimage": July 15-July 20, New York State -- "The Mad Tumult": July 21-July 23, Niagara -- "Lost in the Distance": July 23-July 28, Lakes Erie and Huron, Detroit -- "A Fatiguing Scramble": July 28-July 31, Mackinac -- "Wild Looking Places": August 1-August 3, Sault Ste. Marie -- "Boundary of Civilization": August 4-August 15, Lake Superior -- "Very Rough": August 16-August 22, Lake...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 DAN

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