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By Ann Vileisis
Paperback: April 2020

From rocky coves at Mendocino and Monterey to San Diego’s reefs, abalone have held a cherished place in California culture for millennia. Prized for...

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Accidental Gravity
Paperback: April 2017

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All Coyote's Children
Paperback: May 2018


Jack and Annie Fallon had been living what seemed the ideal life with their son Riley, spending the school year in Portland, where Jack was a...

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American Dreamers
By Ken Austin
Hardcover: January 2015

Ken Austin rose from humble roots in rural Oregon to build a multi-million dollar international business, guided by a core set of principles and the...

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Ancestral Places
By Katrina-Ann R. Kapāʻanaokalāokeola Nākoa Oliveira
Paperback: May 2014

Ancestral Places explores the deep connections that ancestral Kānaka (Native Hawaiians) enjoyed with their environment. It honors the moʻolelo (...

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At the Hearth of the Crossed Races
By Melinda Marie Jetté
Paperback: June 2015

Despite the force of Oregon’s founding mythology, the Willamette Valley was not an empty Eden awaiting settlement by hardy American pioneers. Rather, it was...

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Beginner's Luck
Paperback: May 2018

In the late 1960s, Malcolm Terence left his job as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times to look for adventure and may have found more than he...

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Beyond the Rebel Girl
Paperback: September 2018

More than a century after their founding in 1905, the Industrial Workers of the World—or Wobblies as they are commonly known—remain a popular subject for...

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Black Woman in Green
Paperback: February 2020

2020 PNBA Bestseller

From an unlikely beginning as an agency transcriptionist in her hometown of Washington, DC, Gloria Brown...
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Boundary Layer
By Kem Luther
Paperback: May 2016

In atmospheric science, a boundary layer is the band of air nearest the ground. In the Pacific Northwest, the boundary layer teems with lichens, mosses,...

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