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Just Can't Get Enough: Toys, Games, and Other Stuff from the 80s that Rocked
Harry N. Abrams
In this fond trip down memory lane, Just Can’t Get Enough celebrates all the awesome products kids collected, begged their parents for, threw tantrums about, and obsessed over in the 1980s. From Hit Stix to Hungry, Hungry Hippos, My Little Pony to My Buddy, this book has all the toys and games that made the ’80s one of the gnarliest decades of the century. Packed with colorful photographs and illustrations and written in an entertaining, ...
Tough Trip Through Paradise
Comstock Book Distributors
The Last Ride of Caleb O'Toole
"I need you to be strong." Caleb O'Toole could hear his mother's last words as clearly as if she was sitting right next to him. He promised her he'd keep his sisters safe. But safety is over a thousand miles away in the rugged Bitteroot Mountains—past dust-choked deserts and thorny tumbleweeds and as sun so hot, it's hard to breathe. Tornadoes and hungry wolves wait for them on the path ahead. But with the infamous Blackstone Gang hot on ...
First Mountain Man/ Preacher
William W. Johnstone
Graphic Audio proudly presents the saga that starts it all the epic adventure that reveals the roots of Preacher. Before the legend of Preacher there was the man, and before the man there was the boy. In 1812, twelve year old Art is a boy filled with wanderlust and raw courage. He runs away from home to begin a journey from Ohio westward. Along the way, he ll run up against badlands and bad men. He ll lose his freedom, gain his freedom, fight ...
Alaska's Wolf Man: The 1915-55 Wilderness Adventures of Frank Glaser
Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.
Snow Dog (Bantam Skylark Book)
The steel-gray Husky Chiri was just a puppy when he watched the black wolf kill his mother and two brothers. Left alone inthe snow-covered land oof the coyote, caribou, and gizzly, Chiri learned to fend for himself, to hunt and survive by his keen instinct and natural intelligence. Now full-grown and full of courage and cunning, Chiri forms a tentative bond with trapper Link Stevens, the only human he's ever learned to trust. But the Husky knows ...
Forgiven (Demon Trappers)
St. Martin's Griffin
Jana Oliver's third spellbinding Demon Trappers novel - following The Demon Trapper's Daughter and Soul Thief - brings all new thrills, as Riley Blackthorne takes on demons, love... and the future of the human race. The days are growing darker for 17-year-old demon trapper Riley Blackthorne. With her father’s reanimated body back safely, Beck barely speaking to her because of a certain hunky Fallen angel, and a freshly-made deal ...
Dersu the trapper
V. K Arseniev
Vladimir Klavdievich Arseniev (1872-1930) undertook twelve major scientific expeditions between 1902 and 1930 in the Siberian Far East, and authored some sixty works from the geographical, geological, botanical, and ethnographic data he amassed. Among these, Dersu the Trapper has earned a privileged place in Russian literature. In this Russian counterpart to The Journals of Lewis and Clark and the novels of James Fenimore Cooper, Arseniev ...
In the Shadow of a Rainbow: The True Story of a Friendship Between Man and Wolf
Robert Franklin Leslie
W. W. Norton & Company
First published in 1974, this classic tale of friendship, courage, and the wild has captured hearts of all ages. In 1970, a young Indian who introduced himself as Gregory Tah-Kloma beached his canoe near the author's Babine Lake campsite in the backwoods of British Columbia. Night after night by the campfire, the young Indian told the remarkable story of his devotion to a pack of timber wolves and their legendary female leader: Náhani, ...
Crack in the Sky (Titus Bass)
Terry C. Johnston
Crack in the Sky continues the development of the young Titus Bass as he gradually learns the lore of the mountain man. From a raucous rendezvous of trappers to a searing fight with Comanche, from a frigid winter's chill to the angry heat of a chase with horse thieves, Titus Bass's West comes alive in the pages of this remarkable novel--and in its final scene, Titus Bass will meet young Josiah Paddock and form the deep friendship explored in ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Travis Banks gives up a highly lucrative but oppressively regulated life as a suburban airline pilot to return to his peaceful roots as an Arctic bush pilot. The unearthed remains of a long forgotten kidnapped teenager and the gruesome discovery of a mutilated trapper soon turn his serene existence into a horrifying nightmare. One butchered trapper after another turns up as Banks finds himself the prime suspect. With the police and a crazed ...
Learning to Talk Bear: So Bears Can Listen
Skyline Pub Co
There's a vast body of research indicating grizzly bears are trying to get along with their human neighbors. Indeed, as Dr. Charles Jonkel, dean of American bear researchers, says: "Bears have better senses than we do and they know their environment better than we do. If we only knew how many thousands of times each year they take care of us ... and we don't even know they're around." Yet every year, humans are slain by bears, and bears killed ...
Root Beer Lady: The Story Of Dorothy Molter
Univ Of Minnesota Press
An ice-cold glass of root beer and a warm welcome greeted thousands of weary paddlers who stopped at the Isle of Pines to meet Dorothy Molter, the courageous, independent woman who became a North Woods legend. Bob Cary, Dorothy's longtime friend, captures the life and spirit of the Boundary Waters' last permanent resident, the Root Beer Lady.
The Company of Wolves
As wolves return to their old territory in Yellowstone National Park, their presence is reawakening passions as ancient as their tangled relations with human beings. This authoritative and eloquent book coaxes the wolf out from its camouflage of myth and reveals the depth of its kinship with humanity, which shares this animal's complex complex social organization, intense family ties, and predatory streak.
The Intermediary: William Craig Among the Nez Perces
Lin Tull Cannell
What happens when cultures clash, and one person tries to get them to live together? At a time when Americans were only exploring what are now western states, William Craig tried to broker peace between native Nez Perces and newcomers from the East. A native Virginian on the run, Craig became a mountain man, married into the tribe, immersed himself in two cultures on a collision course. Craig's story and that of the people around him, told here ...
The Silence of the North
Olive A. Fredrickson
The Lyons Press
Here is the incredible true story of one woman’s fight for survival in the Arctic wilderness. When she was nine years old, Olive Fredrickson witnessed her mother’s death in the Arctic wilderness. At nineteen, she married a trapper who led her into a perilous life far removed from the comforts of civilization. Told from a harrowing first-person perspective, Fredrickson recounts the hair-raising experiences of her first years in the frozen ...
Ride the Moon Down: The Plainsmen
Terry C. Johnston
The time of the mountain man is coming to an end...but some--like Titus Bass will not exit gently. A brilliantly exciting and thoroughly researched novel of the end of the dream that was the unmapped and virgin wilderness in the American West starring the king of the mountain men, Titus Bass.
Lord Grizzly (Bison Book)
University of Nebraska Press
Hunter, trapper, resourceful fighter, and scout, Hugh Glass was just another rugged individual in a crowd of rugged men until he was mauled by a grizzly bear and left for dead by his best friends. They never expected to see him again. But they did, and he was not just Hugh Glass any more. He was Lord Grizzly. Lord Grizzly is the second volume of Frederick Manfred's acclaimed five-volume series, the Buckskin Man Tales.
Mash Goes to Maine
The Fate of the Corps: What Became of the Lewis and Clark Explorers After the Expedition
Larry E. Morris
Yale University Press
The story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition has been told many times. But what became of the thirty-three members of the Corps of Discovery once the expedition was over? The expedition ended in 1806, and the final member of the corps passed away in 1870. In the intervening decades, members of the corps witnessed the momentous events of the nation they helped to form - from the War of 1812 to the Civil War and the opening of the transcontinental ...
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