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Money Trees
Paperback: April 2015

Around the start of the last century, the forests of the Pacific Northwest were viewed as dynamic sites of industrial production, and also as natural...

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Morning Light
Paperback: October 2014

When Barbara Drake and her husband left Portland and moved to a small farm in western Oregon’s Yamhill Valley in the late 1980s, they saw it as a temporary...

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My Life, by Louis Kenoyer
Paperback: May 2017

My Life, by Louis Kenoyer was dictated in Tualatin Northern Kalapuya by Louis Kenoyer, the last known speaker of that...

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Naked in the Woods
Paperback: May 2015

In 1970, Margaret Grundstein abandoned her graduate degree at Yale and followed her husband, an Indonesian prince and community activist, to a commune in...

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Native Space
Paperback: November 2017


Native Space explores how Indigenous communities and individuals sustain and...

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Never Leaving Laramie
Paperback: September 2020

John Haines spent the better part of two decades traveling the world: biking through Tibet, kayaking the length of the Niger River, taking the Trans-...

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New Strategies for Wicked Problems
Paperback: June 2017

A "wicked problem" isn’t one with an evil nature, but a problem that is impossible or difficult to solve because of incomplete, contradictory, and changing...

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Northwest Voices
Paperback: June 2019

The Pacific Northwest has long been a linguistically rich region, yet there are few books devoted its unique linguistic heritage. The essays collected in...

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Numbers and Nerves
Paperback: October 2015


We live in the age of Big Data, awash in a sea of ever-expanding information—a constant...

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On the Ragged Edge of Medicine
Paperback: March 2017

On the Ragged Edge of Medicine offers a unique and personal glimpse into a medical practice for the homeless and urban poor in Portland, Oregon. Told...

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