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Montana Legacy: Essays on History, People, and Place

Harry W Fritz · Montana Historical Society Press
Pages: 375
Format: Book

A rich and varied tapestry, Montana Legacy looks at the people, cultures, places, and events that shaped present-day Montana from Plentywood to Butte, Great Falls to Virginia City, and Billings to Browning. Designed to make readers think about Montana history in a new way, this anthology...
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Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve

Tom Bissell · Pantheon Books, 2016.
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A profound and moving journey into the heart of Christianity that explores the mysterious and often paradoxical lives and legacies of the Twelve Apostles - a book both for those of the faith and for others who seek to understand Christianity from the outside in. Peter, Matthew, Thomas,...
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In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond

Robert D Kaplan · Random House
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world's Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a riveting journey through one of Europe's frontier countries - and a potent examination of the forces that will determine Europe's...
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The Great Canadian Prairies Bucket List: One-of-a-Kind Travel Experiences

Robin Esrock · Dundurn
Pages: 152
Format: Print book

From Robin Esrock, author of The Great Canadian Bucket List, comes a look at the best that Canada's prairies have to offer. Having travelled to over one hundred countries on six continents, international travel guru and bestselling author Robin Esrock turns his attention to the Canadian...
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Black Dragon River: A Journey Down the Amur River at the Borderlands of Empires

Dominic Ziegler · Penguin Press, 2015.
Pages: 357
Format: Print book

Black Dragon River is a personal journey down one of Asia's great rivers that reveals the region's essential history and culture. The world's ninth largest river, the Amur serves as a large part of the border between Russia and China. As a crossroads for the great empires of Asia,...
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Ocean Cruise Guides Hawaii by Cruise Ship: The Complete Guide to Cruising the Hawaiian Islands

Anne Vipond · Ocean Cruise Guides; 3 edition
Format: Print book

This new edition covers all the islands and attractions that make Hawaii such a great cruising destination. Extensive shore excursion detail and cruise-and-stay options are included as are insider tips on selecting and preparing for your Hawaii cruise. Detailed maps show exactly where the ships...
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Pardon My French: How a Grumpy American Fell in Love with France

Allen Johnson · Yucca Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 267
Format: Print book

To make a friend is a joy. To make a friend in another country is a wonderment - a small miracle. Pardon My French follows an American author who has embraced a daunting mission: not to be a spectator in France but an enthusiastic participant - fully engaged, fully alive.In France, Johnson...
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Walking Jane Austen's London

Louise Allen · Shire Publications
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

The London of Jane Austen's world and imagination comes to life in this themed guidebook of nine walking tours from well-known landmarks to hidden treasures --each evoking the time and culture of Regency England which so influenced Austen's wise perspective and astute insight in novels...
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Crossing the plains with Bruno

Annick Smith · Trinity University Press
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Dogs, like humans, have memories, instincts, fears, and loyalties. But, as far as we know, dogs do not get swept up in nostalgia, speculation, or self-analysis. Although they have hopes, they are not driven by regrets. In Crossing the Plains with Bruno, Annick Smith weaves together a memoir...
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The box wine sailors : misadventures of a broke young couple at sea

Amy McCullough · Academy Chicago Publishers,
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Amy and Jimmie were not sailors. Their experience included reading a few books, watching a couple of instructional videos, and sailing once a week for a year. They were land-lubberly, middle-class twentysomethings, audacious and in love. All they wanted was to be together and do something...
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