Biography, Memoirs & Letters

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Voyage of a Summer Sun

Canoeing the Columbia River

Oregon State University Press
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Boundless Optimism

Richard McBride's British Columbia

UBC Press

Boundless Optimism is the definitive biography of Premier Richard McBride and a revealing portrait of British Columbia during a time of great volatility and great expectations.

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Four Thousand Hooks

A True Story of Fishing and Coming of Age on the High Seas of Alaska

University of Washington Press
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Where the Salmon Run

The Life and Legacy of Billy Frank Jr.

University of Washington Press, Published with Office of the Secretary of State’s Washington State Heritage Center Legacy Project

Trova Heffernan recounts the story of Billy Frank Jr, who fought for tribal fishing rights and he emerged as one of the most influential Northwest Indians in modern history.

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The Only One Living to Tell

The Autobiography of a Yavapai Indian

The University of Arizona Press

This autobiography offers a missing piece of Western history—as one of the only Native American accounts of the Skeleton Cave Massacre—and contributes to a growing body of history from a Native perspective.

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Exploring Mars

Chronicles from a Decade of Discovery

The University of Arizona Press

The former NASA director of Mars missions recounts the failures and triumphs of exploring Mars, weaving a compelling story of both the political and scientific challenges surrounding the Red Planet.

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