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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.

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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

Campbell, David G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981 CAM

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
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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

DuLong, Jessica.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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Heinrichs, Ann.

Summary: A biography of the seventeenth-century French explorer who was the first European to travel the entire length of the Mississippi River, claiming for France not only that river, but also all the land whose waters fed into it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Explorer Bio 921 La Salle

Harmon, Daniel E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB LA SALLE HAR

Rooney, Kathleen

Summary: "From the green countryside of England and the gray canyons of Wall Street come two unlikely heroes: one a pigeon and the other a soldier. Answering the call to serve in the war to end all wars, neither Cher Ami, the messenger bird, nor Charles Whittlesey, the Army officer, can anticipate how their lives will briefly intersect in a chaotic battle in the forests of France, where their wills will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC ROO

Rooney, Kathleen

Summary: "From the green countryside of England and the gray canyons of Wall Street come two unlikely heroes: one a pigeon and the other a soldier. Answering the call to serve in the war to end all wars, neither Cher Ami, the messenger bird, nor Charles Whittlesey, the Army officer, can anticipate how their lives will briefly intersect in a chaotic battle in the forests of France, where their wills will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROO

Benjamin, Vernon

Summary: A history of the Hudson River Valley, which, because of its unique geography and proximity to Canada, was the site of many battles, chronicles its discovery all the way to its rise as a center of culture and commerce that is still evident today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BEN

Foley, Louise Pledge Heath.

Summary: Information was abstracted from land records and quit rent rolls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foley 1974

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3755 Foley VOL. 1

Gray, Charlotte

Contents: Color and chaos. Arctic secrets, June 1896 -- Bill Haskell's dreams of gold, 1890-1896 -- Mob justice and wild dogs, June-November, 1896 -- "Five dollars to the pan!" October 1896-April 1897 -- Sourdough success, April-June 1897 -- Mining the miners. Father Judge's flock, May-June 1897 -- Belinda Mulrooney stakes her claim, June 1897 -- Jack London catches Klondicitis, July-October 1897 --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.9 GRA

Castner, Brian

Summary: "A gripping and wholly original account of the epic human tragedy that was the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-1898"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.9 CAS

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

Summary: This documentary is a portrait of the Flathead Valley community trying to deal with deep-seated conflicts in the face of rapid change and growth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIR

Atkinson, Jay

Summary: Early on March 15, 1697, a band of Abenaki warriors in service to the French raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Striking swiftly, the Abenaki killed twenty-seven men, women, and children, and took thirteen captives, including thirty-nine-year-old Hannah Duston and her week-old daughter, Martha. A short distance from the village, one of the warriors murdered the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: LP, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 ATK

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
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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

Jenkins, McKay

Summary: Their fate, and the fate of the people they hoped to teach about God, was about to take a tragic turn. Three days after reaching their destination, the two priests were murdered, their livers removed and eaten. Suddenly, after having survived some ten thousand years with virtually no contact with people outside their remote and forbidding land, the last hunter-gatherers in North America were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 JEN

Parkman, Francis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: the New American Library 1963

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 973.2 PAR

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
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Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

Summary: "The plow that broke the plains" depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. "The river" traces life in the Mississippi River Valley during the previous 150 years, showing the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion and floods, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PLO

Blum, Howard.

Summary: Set in the last decade of the nineteenth century, this true tale of the last frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush describes a mystery surrounding the disappearance of gold bars stolen from the Treadmill Mine in Juneau, Alaska. Without clues, it appears the crime may never be solved, but Charlie Siringo of the Pinkerton Agency sets out on a rugged cross-country odyssey to catch the thieves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Trade 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 BLU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.02 Blum 2010

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