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2 edition of Far corner, a personal view of the Pacific Northwest. found in the catalog.

Far corner, a personal view of the Pacific Northwest.

Stewart Hall Holbrook

Far corner, a personal view of the Pacific Northwest.

by Stewart Hall Holbrook

  • 72 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northwest, Pacific.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF852 .H72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination270 p.
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17755534M

    Directed Media publishes textbooks specifically designed for Pacific Northwest history at the secondary level. These textbooks cover in detail the individual stories of Washington, Idaho and Oregon and the Pacific Northwest region as a whole. The textbook, The Pacific Northwest: Past, Present and Future is for secondary education and is appropriate for 7th through 12th grade. He is the author of a number of books, including "Hard Traveling: A Portrait of Work Life in the New Northwest" (Nebraska ). Excerpt For me the study of Pacific Northwest history has become an intensely personal experience, especially so during the five years since completing the first edition of this book.

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Far corner, a personal view of the Pacific Northwest by Stewart Hall Holbrook Download PDF EPUB FB2

Far Corner is the saga of a latter-day pioneer who invaded the Pacific Northwest wearing the only derby hat those parts had ever seen. Author Stewart H. Holbrook bought the ha in Boston just before he boarded the steam-cars to seek fame and fortune amidst the books and busts of the roaring '20': Stweart H.

Holbrook. Far corner, a personal view of the Pacific Northwest Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Stewart Hall Holbrook (Author)5/5(1).

Far corner a personal view of the pacific northwest (French) Board book – January 1, by Holbrook Stewart H (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). FAR CORNER: A Personal View of the Pacific Northwest by Stewart Holbrook ‧ RELEASE DATE: N/A There's tremendous zest and vitality to Stewart Holbrook's writing -- and it seems singularly suited to the Northwest which he has made so wholly his : Stewart Holbrook.

Far corner, a personal view of the Pacific Northwest. New York, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Stewart H Holbrook.

The Wolves Got Hungry; FAR CORNER: A Personal View of the Pacific Northwest. By Stewart H. Holbrook. New York: The Macmillan Company. $ Stewart Hall Holbrook ( - ) was an American lumberjack, writer, and popular historian.

His writings focused on what he called the "Far Corner" - Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. A self-proclaimed "low-brow" historian, his topics included Ethan Allen, the railroads, the timber industry, the Wobblies, and eccentrics of the Pacific Northwest.3/5(2).

It is a collection of short stories about the history of the Pacific Northwest up to the early twentieth century. A third generation Oregonian, thought I knew Northwest history, but this book filled me in a side of history never taught in s: 9.

Books by or taking place in the greater Northwest (Oregon, Washington & Alaska) Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. By some definitions, the Pacific Northwest stretches far beyond the U.S.

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These are from Powell's Books blog of required reading: 40 books set in the Pacific Northwest. A mix of fiction and nonfiction, these books are perfect to get into the spirit and mindset of the great Northwest.

This list does not include "Fifty Shades of Grey" of "Twilight" thankfully. Rogue River Journal: A Winter Alone, a blend of three nonfiction narratives, was honored with a award from the independent booksellers of the Northwest. The Far Corner: Northwestern Views on Land, Life, and Literature won a Oregon Book Award.

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Far Corner: A Personal View of the Pacific Northwest () ISBN Saga of the Saw Files () (with Ernest Richardson) Wild Bill Hickok Tames the West () Age of the Moguls () ISBN (Original work published ). British and American Activities in the Pacific Northwest, The Convention ofresolving territorial disputes following the War ofauthorized a "joint occupancy" of the Pacific Northwest whereby the rights of both British subjects and American citizens to "occupy" and trade in the region were British North West Company of fur traders remained the best.

A good pictorial history and overview of the road which ran from the Pacific Northwest across the northern tier of states to west end of Lake Superior.

"They broke ground at Thompson Junction, Minn., on Feb. 15,and from then until the last spike was driven in Seattle, the story of the NP is a 2, mile classic of drive, danger and damn.

Pacific Northwest Books Books from or about Washington, Oregon, and northern California. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by.

Jamie Ford (Goodreads Author) CA or BC be considered the NW (and only rarely heard Idaho lumped in, but that one is more common). Very good list of books so far though ETA: I don't know why a Librarian.“The Pacific Northwest is about the authentic character of natural materials, colors and details and the inherent relationship between indoors and outdoors, not brightly polished brass or finished items and objects,” he said.

If you love the Pacific Northwest, love the idea of embracing the outdoors and want to get the look in your home.The U.S.

government made reservations the centerpiece of Indian policy aroundand thereafter reserves became a major bone of contention between natives and non-natives in the Pacific Northwest.

However, they did not define the lives of all Indians. Many natives lived off of reservations, for example.