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The River: A Memoir of Life in the Border Cities

by Paul Vasey

A vivacious memoir of life along the Detroit River, from the prize-winning reporter, novelist, and CBC broadcaster Paul Vasey.


Fishing the River of Time: A Grandfather's Story

by Tony Taylor

At age eighty, Tony Taylor journeys from Sydney, Australia, to British Columbia to fish the Cowichan River with his eight-year-old grandson, Ned. The trip is an opportunity for Tony to return to a landscape...


Five Million Tides

by Christian Boulton

An unashamed eulogy to an exquisite body of water, Five Million Tides tells the story of Cornwall’s Helford River from the Mesolithic to the dawning of the twenty-first century. Beginning with prehistoric...


Overrun

by Andrew Reeves

Intelligent investigative writing meets experiential journalism in this important look at one of North America’s most voraciously invasive species

Politicians, ecologists, and government wildlife officials...


River of the Carolinas

by Henry Savage Jr.

The story of the Santee is, in fact, the story of a major part of the Carolinas east of the Appalachians, for the river drains an immense area of both states from the mountains to the ocean. Savage also describes...


Days of Rivers Past

by Robert S. Hooton

Personal and professional thoughts on some of British Columbia’s iconic steelhead rivers, along with considerations on the possible futures these streams face in an era of declining habitat, recreational pressure...


Things That Flow

by K. S. Lubinski

Author K. S. Lubinski takes a lot of comfort from his relationship with the river. It has helped him find a level of internal peace that was missing in his younger years. In Things that Flow, Lubinski braids...


The Majestic Columbia River Gorge

by Wahclellaspirit

The Majestic Columbia River Gorge is a collection of stories, myths, and of a Vision Quest by several chiefs of the Watlalla Tribe belonging to the Chinook Nation. The stories within share of the gift of all...


River of Love

by Velma Merritt

Meg, a teacher on summer break, plans to have a relaxing summer working at Rivers View Resort. Can she endure the summer working with the new manager who irritates and fascinates her? As she begins to love,...


The Spokane River

by Paul Lindholdt

From Lake Coeur d�Alene to its confluence with the Columbia, the Spokane River travels 111 miles of varied and often spectacular terrain�rural, urban, in places wild. The river has been a trading and gathering...


Mekong—The Occluding River

by Ngo The Vinh

Part travelogue, part history, and part environmental treatise, Mekong The Occluding River is above all else an urgent warning that factors such as pollution, ecological devastation, and the depletion of natural...


The Longest Rivers Lead to the Biggest Oceans - Geography Books for Kids Age 9-12 | Children's Geography Books

by Baby Professor

All rivers lead to the ocean but the longest have the most direct lines. This geography book will discuss the rivers of the world and their connections to the oceans. Geography will tell you how every part of...


Hillsborough River Guidebook

by Kevin McCarthy

The Hillsborough River, which runs through the big population area of Tampa, is a popular site for leisure activities. Kevin McCarthy, author of more than 20 books about Florida, guides the reader and boater...


A River Captured

by Eileen Delehanty Pearkes

A River Captured explores the controversial history of the Columbia River Treaty and its impact on the ecosystems, indigenous peoples, contemporary culture, provincial politics and recent history of southeastern...


My Reach

by Susan Fox Rogers

In this memoir of the Hudson River and of her family, Susan Fox Rogers writes from a fresh perspective: the seat of her kayak. Low in the water, she explores the bays and the larger estuary, riding the tides,...


The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons

by John Wesley Powell

With "The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons," readers can explore the one-thousand miles of the Colorado River in its natural state nearly one-hundred and fifty years ago. Legendary explorer...


Troubled Waters: Steamboat Disasters, River Improvements, and American Public Policy, 1821--1860

by Paul F. Paskoff

In Troubled Waters, Paul F. Paskoff offers a comprehensive examination of the federal government's river improvements program, which aimed to reduce hazards to navigation on the great rivers of America's interior...


Listening to the Savage: River Notes and Half-Heard Melodies

by Barbara Hurd

Barbara Hurd’s Listening to the Savage weaves rich explorations of science, history, mythology, literature, and music. The listening of the book delineates and champions a kind of attentiveness to what is...


Chattahoochee River User's Guide

by Joe Cook, B. J. Freeman, Noel Burkhead & April Ingle

This useful guide traces the Chattahoochee's 430-mile course through 200 color photographs, 32 maps, and detailed practical information about public access points, potential hazards, and camping facilities.


Beyond Control

by James F. Barnett

Beyond Control reveals the Mississippi as a waterway of change, unnaturally confined by ever-larger levees and control structures. During the great flood of 1973, the current scoured a hole beneath the main...