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John Muir and the Ice That Started a Fire: How a Visionary and the Glaciers of Alaska Changed America

by Kim Heacox

John Muir and the Ice That Started a Fire takes two of the most compelling elements in the narrative of wild America, John Muir and Alaska, and combines them into a brisk and engaging biography.

John Muir was...


Shadows on the Koyukuk: An Alaskan Native's Life Along the River

by Jim Rearden & Sidney Huntington

This is more than one man's incredible tale of hardship and success in Alaska. It is also a tribute to the Athapaskan traditions and spiritual beliefs that enabled him and his ancestors to survive. His story,...


Unreal City: Las Vegas, Black Mesa, and the Fate of the West

by Judith Nies

An epic struggle over land, water, and power is erupting in the American West and the halls of Washington, DC. It began when a 4,000-square-mile area of Arizona desert called Black Mesa was divided between the...


The Bilko Athletic Club: The Story of the 1956 Los Angeles Angels

by Gaylon H. White

The Bilko Athletic Club is the story of the 1956 Los Angeles Angels, a team of castoffs and kids built around a bulky, beer-loving basher of home runs named Steve Bilko. The Angels compiled a 107-61 won-loss...


Montana Ghost Dance: Essays on Land and Life

by John B. Wright

Montana has been the "last best place" for so many people. A century ago, Native Americans gathered here to perform the Ghost Dance—a last, doomed attempt to make white settlers vanish and bring back the old...


Turmoil In New Mexico, 1846-1868: Facsimile of 1952 Edition

by William A. Keleher

The vital history of New Mexico and Arizona during the formative years between the American Occupation and the coming of the railroad has been compressed by the author into one volume with hundreds of footnotes...


Calabashes and Kings: An Introduction to Hawaii

by Stanley D. Porteus

This eloquent and hauntingly evocative story of Hawaii is a true classic and is an essential read for any enthusiast of Hawaiian culture and history.

With a sincerity and candor often lacking in books stressing...


1970: "I" Hotel

by Karen Tei Yamashita

The third novella in I Hotel, a 2010 National Book Award finalist and epic of America’s struggle for civil rights.


Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century

by Michael Hiltzik

As breathtaking today as the day it was completed, Hoover Dam not only shaped the American West but helped launch the American century. In the depths of the Great Depression it became a symbol of American resilience...


Mount McKinley: Icy Crown of North America

by Fred Becky

* A classic of mountaineering literature * Beckey's name is synonymous with mountaineering in Alaska, Canada and the western US * Peppered with personal anecdotes and unique photographs This biography of Alaska's...


The Elusive State of Jefferson: A Journey through the 51st State

by Peter Laufer

By 1941, a nascent statehood movement began to coalesce into an active and explicit secession campaign seeking to carve from Northern California and Southern Oregon a new State of Jefferson. Yreka, California,...


The Montana Vigilantes: Gold, Guns, and Gallows

by Mark C. Dillon

Historians and novelists alike have described the vigilantism that took root in the gold-mining communities of Montana in the mid-1860s, but Mark C. Dillon is the first to examine the subject through the prism...


Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

by Lisbeth Haas

Saints and Citizens is a bold new excavation of the history of Indigenous people in California in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, showing how the missions became sites of their authority, memory,...


Maxwell Land Grant: Facsimile of 1942 Edition

by William A. Keleher

When the United States acquired New Mexico by invasion and conquest on August 15, 1846, it inherited a land grant problem of considerable magnitude. This problem continued for decades until 1870 when the United...


The Fabulous Frontier, 1846-1912: Facsimile of 1962 Edition

by William A. Keleher

Recapturing the atmosphere of Territorial days, this 1962 extensively annotated edition of a Southwestern classic focuses on southeastern New Mexico, where "murder was a common offense" and stagecoach robberies...


Memoirs, Episodes in New Mexico History, 1892-1969: Facsimile of 1969 Edition

by William A. Keleher

William A. Keleher always had an active curiosity and this made him an outstanding newspaperman and an indefatigable researcher of historical events. It led him into many intellectual adventures that resulted...


Edmund G. Ross: Soldier, Senator, Abolitionist

by Richard A. Ruddy

This first full-scale biography of Ross reveals his importance in the history of the United States.


The Wild Muir: Twenty-Two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures

by Lee Stetson

Here is an entertaining collection of John Muir’s most exciting adventures, representing some of his finest writing. From the famous avalanche ride off the rim of Yosemite Valley to his night spent weathering...


Railtown: The Fight for the Los Angeles Metro Rail and the Future of the City

by Ethan N. Elkind

The familiar image of Los Angeles as a metropolis built for the automobile is crumbling. Traffic, air pollution, and sprawl motivated citizens to support urban rail as an alternative to driving, and the city...


California Fruits, Flakes, and Nuts: True Tales of California Crazies, Crackpots and Creeps

by David Kulczyk

A freewheeling catalog of misfits, eccentrics, creeps, criminals, and failed dreamers, this compendium profiles 45 bizarre personalities who exemplify the Golden State’s well-deserved reputation for nonconformity....