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Red Nile

by Robert Twigger

From religion, to language, to the stories rooted in our faith and history books, the Nile River has proven to be a constant fixture in mankind's tales. In this dazzling, idiosyncratic journey from ancient times...


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.


My River Chronicles

by Jessica DuLong

After journalist Jessica DuLong was laid off from her dot-com job, her life took an unexpected turn. A volunteer day aboard an antique fireboat, the John J. Harvey, led to a job in the engine room, where she...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


An Enduring Wilderness

by Robert Burley

Featuring tributes from award-winning writers

In a city sometimes referred to as “The Big Smoke,” Toronto’s extensive network of sunken rivers, forested vales, and expansive shoreline has been too often...


Watercycle (Streams, Rivers, Lakes and Oceans): 2nd Grade Science Workbook | Children's Earth Sciences Books Edition

by Baby Professor

Where do waters in streams and rivers go? Where do oceans lead to? These are important questions that need good answers. Luckily, there are resources – like this book – that have been designed especially...


Little Rivers and Waterway Tales

by Bland Simpson & Ann Cary Simpson

Bland Simpson regales us with new tales of coastal North Carolina's "water-loving land," revealing how its creeks, streams, and rivers shape the region's geography as well as its culture. Drawing on deep family...


Down the Wild Cape Fear

by Philip Gerard

In Down the Wild Cape Fear, novelist and nonfiction writer Philip Gerard invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and...


Where the River Flows

by Sean W. Fleming

Rivers are essential to civilization and even life itself, yet how many of us truly understand how they work? Why do rivers run where they do? Where do their waters actually come from? How can the same river...


San Juan River Chronicle: Personal Remembrances of One of America's Premier Trout Streams

by Steven J. Meyers

With an abundance of lyricism and insight, Steven Meyers writes about the natural history and unparalleled fly fishing opportunities found on his home river, the San Juan of New Mexico.