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Jul
06

Janet Fisher: The Shifting Winds

​ Janet Fisher's novel, The Shifting Winds , tells the story of the American pioneer experience in the Pacific Northwest through the eyes of Jennie Haviland, a young woman who settles in Oregon City with her family in the early 1840s. Jennie is at first upset by her family's relocation to the rugged Northwest, but Oregon's prospects look brighter w...
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Jun
07

Rinker Buck: The Oregon Trail, A New American Journey

Author Rinker Buck details his modern day crossing of 'The Oregon Trail' The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey , recounts the author's experience recreating a covered wagon crossing of the 2,000-mile Oregon Trail. In 2011, Rinker Buck made the journey from Missouri to Oregon with his brother, Nick, three mules, and their dog. In The Oregon Trail...
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Jun
06

Jack Nisbet: Books on Naturalist David Douglas

​ Author Jack Nisbet visited the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in late Spring 2016 in conjunction with BioBlitz at the Site. His opening talk, entitled "I Do Not Go Alone: Natural History Forays from Fort Vancouver," explored the history of nature and naturalists at the site. Jack Nisbet's books The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural ...
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