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Pilgrim's Wilderness
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Written by Tom Kizzia
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307587831
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Pilgrim's Wilderness
A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
Written by Tom Kizzia


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.95

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wildernessand of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
 
When Papa Pilgrim, his wife, and their fifteen children appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy, their new neighbors saw them as a... Read more >
Alaska
Alaska
Written by Bob Devine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213397
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Alaska
A Visual Tour of America's Great Land
Written by Bob Devine


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $40.00

An amazing tour through its history, culture and landscape, Alaska's stunning imagery and informative text makes it the perfect book for those who dream of visiting the 49th state and those who want to celebrate its singular beauty and expansive history.From the lush rainforests of the Inside Passage, to the desolate... Read more >
Opportunity, Montana
Opportunity, Montana
Written by Brad Tyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033258
Our Price: $18.00
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Opportunity, Montana
Big Copper, Bad Water, and the Burial of an American Landscape
Written by Brad Tyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $18.00

A memoir-meets-exposé that examines our fraught relationship with the West and our attempts to clean up a toxic environmental legacy
 
 
In 2002, Texas journalist Brad Tyer strapped a canoe on his truck and moved to Montana, a state that has long exerted a mythic pull on America’s imagination as an unspoiled...

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Black Fire
Black Fire
Written by Robert Graysmith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720573
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Black Fire
The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer--and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco
Written by Robert Graysmith


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $15.00

The first biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer, told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth century San Francisco.

When San Francisco Daily Morning Call reporter Mark Twain met Tom Sawyer in 1863, he was seeking a subject for his first...

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Sex, Death and God in L.A.
Sex, Death and God in L.A.
Written by David Reid
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150125
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Sex, Death and God in L.A.

Written by David Reid


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2013
Price: $22.99

Los Angeles is the labyrinth at the end of the American Dream, a city often celebrated, often condemned—rarely understood. In this fascinating and unusual collection David Reid has gathered together the novelists, journalists, and cultural critics who could best debunk the myths, define the truths, and decipher the strange iconography of... Read more >
A Wicked War
A Wicked War
Written by Amy S. Greenberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307475992
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A Wicked War
Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Written by Amy S. Greenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $16.95

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg’s skilled storytelling and rigorous scholarship bring this American war for empire...

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Pilgrim's Wilderness
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Written by Tom Kizzia
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307587824
Our Price: $25.00
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Pilgrim's Wilderness
A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
Written by Tom Kizzia


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $25.00

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness – and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
 
When Papa Pilgrim appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy with his wife and fifteen children in tow, his... Read more >
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Written by Tom Kizzia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307587848
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Pilgrim's Wilderness
A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
Written by Tom Kizzia


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wildernessand of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
 
When Papa Pilgrim, his wife, and their fifteen children appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy, their new neighbors saw them as a...

Read more >
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Written by Tom Kizzia, Read by Fred Sanders
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385393645
Our Price: $40.00
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Pilgrim's Wilderness
A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
Written by Tom Kizzia
Read by Fred Sanders


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $40.00

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness – and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
 
When Papa Pilgrim appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy with his wife and fifteen children in tow, his... Read more >
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Written by Tom Kizzia, Read by Fred Sanders
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385393652
Our Price: $20.00

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Pilgrim's Wilderness
A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
Written by Tom Kizzia
Read by Fred Sanders


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness – and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
 
When Papa Pilgrim appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy with his wife and fifteen children in tow, his... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Opportunity, Montana
Opportunity, Montana
Written by Brad Tyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003299
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Opportunity, Montana
Big Copper, Bad Water, and the Burial of an American Landscape
Written by Brad Tyer


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $25.95

A memoir-meets-exposé that examines our fraught relationship with the West and our attempts to clean up a toxic environmental legacy
 
 
In 2002, Texas journalist Brad Tyer strapped a canoe on his truck and moved to Montana, a state that has long exerted a mythic pull on America’s imagination as an unspoiled...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Opportunity, Montana
Big Copper, Bad Water, and the Burial of an American Landscape
Written by Brad Tyer


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $25.95

A memoir-meets-exposé that examines our fraught relationship with the West and our attempts to clean up a toxic environmental legacy
 
 
In 2002, Texas journalist Brad Tyer strapped a canoe on his truck and moved to Montana, a state that has long exerted a mythic pull on America’s imagination as an unspoiled...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
A Wicked War
A Wicked War
Written by Amy S. Greenberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307592699
Our Price: $30.00
 Quantity: 1 
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A Wicked War
Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Written by Amy S. Greenberg


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $30.00

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg’s skilled storytelling and rigorous scholarship bring this American war for empire...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
A Wicked War
A Wicked War
Written by Amy S. Greenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307960917
Our Price: $12.99
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A Wicked War
Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Written by Amy S. Greenberg


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $12.99

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg’s skilled storytelling and rigorous scholarship bring this American war for empire...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Black Fire
Black Fire
Written by Robert Graysmith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720580
Our Price: $11.99
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Black Fire
The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer--and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco
Written by Robert Graysmith


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $11.99

The first biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer (a friend of Mark Twain during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter), told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth century San Francisco.

When 28-year-old San Francisco Daily Morning Call reporter...

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Also available as a trade paperback.
Ghost Towns
Lost Cities of the Old West
Written by Clint Thomsen


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Tombstone, Bodie, St. Elmo, Silver City. These are some of the enduring legends of the Old West- ghost towns and mining camps that dot America's landscape and colour the history of the country. Literally thousands of ghost towns are scattered throughout the West, with some states boasting hundreds of these abandoned... Read more >
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Finding Everett Ruess
Finding Everett Ruess
Written by David Roberts, Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307591777
Our Price: $16.00
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Finding Everett Ruess
The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
Written by David Roberts
Foreword by Jon Krakauer


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $16.00

Finding Everett Ruess by David Roberts, with a foreword by Jon Krakauer, is the definitive biography of the artist, writer, and eloquent celebrator of the wilderness whose bold solo explorations of the American West and mysterious disappearance in the Utah desert at age 20 have earned him a large and devoted... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Ghost Towns
Ghost Towns
Written by Clint Thomsen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810858
Our Price: $9.95
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Ghost Towns
Lost Cities of the Old West
Written by Clint Thomsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $9.95

Tombstone, Bodie, St. Elmo, Silver City. These are some of the enduring legends of the Old West- ghost towns and mining camps that dot America's landscape and colour the history of the country. Literally thousands of ghost towns are scattered throughout the West, with some states boasting hundreds of these abandoned... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Escape from Alcatraz
Escape from Alcatraz
Written by J. Campbell Bruce
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815835
Our Price: $10.99
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Escape from Alcatraz

Written by J. Campbell Bruce


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2012
Price: $10.99

In 1963, just weeks before the original publication of this book, the last prisoner was escorted off Devil’s Island and Alcatraz ceased to be a prison. Author J. Campbell Bruce chronicles in spellbinding detail the Rock’s transition from a Spanish fort to the maximum-security penitentiary that housed such infamous inmates as... Read more >
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Forts of the American Frontier 1776-1891
California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska
Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $14.95

With the violent separation between the United States and Britain which began in 1776, the new ‘Americans’ set off to fulfill their manifest destiny and rule their new land from coast to coast. As they pushed westward, they came into conflict with both natives and other European settlers, and began to... Read more >
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Forts of the American Frontier 1776-1891
Forts of the American Frontier 1776-1891
Written by Ron Field, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849083157
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Forts of the American Frontier 1776-1891
California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska
Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $18.95

This title explores the contribution made by settlers, explorers, traders and goldseekers of various nations to the nascent architecture of the West Coast of the United States. In doing so, it charts the progress westwards of those who claimed new land as their own, and defended it with forts and blockhouses... Read more >
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Finding Everett Ruess
Finding Everett Ruess
Written by David Roberts, Foreword by Jon Krakauer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591784
Our Price: $13.99
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Finding Everett Ruess
The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
Written by David Roberts
Foreword by Jon Krakauer


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

Finding Everett Ruess by David Roberts, with a foreword by Jon Krakauer, is the definitive biography of the artist, writer, and eloquent celebrator of the wilderness whose bold solo explorations of the American West and mysterious disappearance in the Utah desert at age 20 have earned him a large and devoted... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Finding Everett Ruess
Finding Everett Ruess
Written by David Roberts, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307941381
Our Price: $22.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
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Finding Everett Ruess
The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
Written by David Roberts
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $22.50

Finding Everett Ruess by David Roberts, with a foreword by Jon Krakauer, is the definitive biography of the artist, writer, and eloquent celebrator of the wilderness whose bold solo explorations of the American West and mysterious disappearance in the Utah desert at age 20 have earned him a large and devoted... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Appetite for America
Appetite for America
Written by Stephen Fried
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553383485
Our Price: $18.00
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Appetite for America
Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time
Written by Stephen Fried


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $18.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Featured in the PBS documentary The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound

The legendary life and entrepreneurial vision of Fred Harvey helped shape American culture and history for three generations—from the 1880s all the way through World War II—and still influence our lives today in surprising and fascinating ways. Now award-winning... Read more >
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L.A. Noir
L.A. Noir
Written by John Buntin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307352088
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L.A. Noir
The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City
Written by John Buntin


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $16.00

Now the TNT Original Series MOB CITY

Midcentury Los Angeles. A city sold to the world as "the white spot of America," a land of sunshine and orange groves, wholesome Midwestern values and Hollywood stars, protected by the world’s most famous police force, the Dragnet-era LAPD. Behind this public image lies a... Read more >
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