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Trail Of Lightning

Author : Rebecca Roanhorse
ISBN : 9781529346671
Genre : Fiction
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2019 LOCUS AWARD WINNER, BEST FIRST NOVEL 2019 HUGO AWARD FINALIST, BEST NOVEL 2019 NEBULA AWARD FINALIST, BEST NOVEL 'Someone please cancel Supernatural already and give us at least five seasons of this badass indigenous monster-hunter and her silver-tongued sidekick." The New York Times 'An excitingly novel tale." Charlaine Harris 'Fun, terrifying, hilarious, and brilliant." Daniel José Older 'Crafts a powerful and fiercely personal journey through a compelling postapocalyptic landscape' Kate Elliott While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinétah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters. Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah monster hunter, a supernaturally gifted killer. When a small town needs help finding a missing girl, Maggie is their last best hope. But what Maggie uncovers about the monster is much more terrifying than anything she could imagine. Maggie reluctantly enlists the aid of Kai Arviso, an unconventional medicine man, and together they travel the rez, unravelling clues from ancient legends, trading favours with tricksters, and battling dark witchcraft in a patchwork world of deteriorating technology. As Maggie discovers the truth behind the killings, she will have to confront her past if she wants to survive. Welcome to the Sixth World.

Hiking The North Cascades

Author : Erik Molvar
ISBN : 9780762757749
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 45. 27 MB
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Mile-by-mile descriptions, maps, and elevation profiles for more than 100 hikes eliminate the guesswork, but not the challenge, of hiking in this mountain paradise.

Preliminary Recreation Master Plan For The Angeles High Country

Author : United States. Forest Service. Region 5
ISBN : MINN:31951P009947256
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Storm Of Locusts

Author : Rebecca Roanhorse
ISBN : 9781529346695
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 23. 33 MB
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THE SEQUEL TO THE LOCUS-AWARD WINNING AND HUGO, NEBULA AND WORLD FANTASY AWARD NOMINATED TRAIL OF LIGHTNING 'Storm of Locusts might be the rare sequel that's even better than the first' 'A purely joyous reading experience. Roanhorse's latest is a killer' Kirkus Reviews 'A must-read for anyone interested in own-voices or speculative fiction' Booklist, Starred Review Kai and Caleb Goodacre have been kidnapped just as rumours of a cult sweeping across the reservation leads Maggie and Hastiin to investigate an outpost, and what they find there will challenge everything they've come to know in this action-packed sequel to Trail of Lightning. When the Goodacre twins show up at Maggie's door with the news that Kai and the youngest Goodacre, Caleb, have fallen in with a mysterious cult, led by a figure out of Navajo legend called the White Locust, she knows what has to be done. The Goodacres are convinced that Kai's a true believer, but Maggie suspects there's more to Kai's new faith than meets the eye and so she vows to track him down. With the aid of a motley collection of allies, Maggie must battle body harvesters, new-born casino gods and, ultimately, the White Locust himself, and when the full scope of his plans are revealed, Maggie's burgeoning trust in her friends, and herself, will be pushed to the breaking point - and not everyone will survive.

The Natural Arches Of The Big South Fork

Author : Arthur McDade
ISBN : 1572330740
Genre : Nature
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No area in the southern mountains boasts a more fascinating array of natural arches and chimney rocks than the rugged Big South Fork country straddling the Tennessee-Kentucky border. Many of the region's awe-inspiring landforms, carved from stone by water and weather, are accessible to visitors. This book is the first detailed guide to these geological wonders, which bear such intriguing names as Split Bow Arch, Cracks-in-the-Rock, Hidden Passage, and Robber's Roost. Arthur McDade focuses on twenty-five landforms that are both impressive and relatively easy to reach. They are found in three adjoining areas of public land: the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Pickett State Park and Forest, and Daniel Boone National Forest. Following introductory chapters about the Big South Fork country and its history, McDade describes each landform in detail and provides road and trail directions, complete with distances, information on parking, and comments on noticeable landmarks. Detailed maps, along with more than thirty photographs, complement the text. In addition, the author offers many safety and conservation tips that will help maximize the visitor's enjoyment of the area. As Jim Casada writes in his foreword, "There is vicarious pleasure in perusing these pages, but their real impact comes with the growing realization that an inner voice is telling you, 'I don't just want to read about these places; I want to go there.'" For those who do so, The Natural Arches of the Big South Fork will prove to be an indispensable companion. The Author: Arthur McDade, a native Tennessean, is a freelance writer on conservation and history topics. He has worked as a recreation leader, whitewater guide, and is currently employed by the National Park Service. He is a frequent contributor to The Tennessee Conservationist and other publications. His first book, Old Smoky Mountain Days, is an edited anthology of writings about the Great Smoky Mountains area.

Walkabout Northern California

Author : Tom Courtney
ISBN : 9780899978918
Genre : Travel
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Plan and Enjoy Self-Guided Inn-to-Inn Hikes Leave the car behind, and go on a multiday hiking adventure in Northern California. Cross the Sierra in the footsteps of pioneers, staying in cabins beside clear mountain lakes. Take a romantic stroll along the beautiful Mendocino Coast, and sample gourmet cuisine at inns overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Explore the hydrothermal landscapes in Lassen Volcanic National Park, where you can relax with a muscle-soothing soak in hot springs. Walkabout Northern California gives you the information you need to create a wilderness vacation that lets you end each day with a comfortable bed, a great meal, and perhaps even a hot tub. This fully updated, full-color edition describes 14 walks (or walkabouts) in the wilds of Northern California: along the Pacific Coast, through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, in the Cascades, and around the parklands of the San Francisco Bay. Each entry includes all the necessary details to create a memorable and invigorating vacation—with a map, mile-by-mile details of the route, logistical tips on places to stay and eat, and inspirational ideas to simplify your travel and reconnect with nature’s rhythm. Some hikes can take a week, but many can be enjoyed in a weekend. Some are challenging, but many are perfect for the casual hiker. With a light day pack and a few reservations, you can travel for days along California’s breathtaking coastline or over its vast mountain ranges. Follow author Tom Courtney on a northern California walkabout, so you can create a human-powered vacation in wilderness and in comfort.

Daniel Boone Westward Trail

Author : Neal Barrett, Jr.
Genre : Fiction
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The wilderness. It was a brutal force, a powerful magnet drawing Boone away from the woman he loved and the children he fathered … into the savage unknown. Rebecca Boone watched him go and waited for his return … her heart aching and filled with passion … not knowing that another man waited nearby, ready to take her into his arms … and all the while the dream of a promised land turned into a nightmare of personal torment as the lone frontiersman blazed his way along the … WESTWARD TRAIL.

Top Trails Northern California S Redwood Coast

Author : Mike White
ISBN : 9780899977515
Genre : Travel
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At last there is a definitive guidebook for the magnificent and beautifully mysterious hikers' paradise known as the Redwood Coast of Northern California. In this new title in the Top Trails series, veteran outdoors author Mike White leads day-trippers and backpackers into some of the most awe-inspiring terrain on earth. Step-by-step in his trail-worn boots, the author created a menu of 57 diverse routes, from a gentle half-mile morning loop to a 29-mile backpacking adventure. Winding through Mendocino, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties, he guides readers into this landscape of lush, old-growth redwoods; picture-postcard vistas to Pacific Ocean sea stacks; winding descents to undisturbed beaches and mesmerizing tide-pool life; pathways to inland canyons; and untamed wilderness shy on humans but boisterous with herds of Roosevelt elk. For readers ready to hit the trail, this is the can't-do-without guide and for armchair travelers, it's 57 journeys into wonderland.

Thunder And Lightning

Author : Eldot
ISBN : 9781479756841
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 39. 42 MB
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Thunder and Lightning: Julian's Private Scrapbook, Part 4 Days nine, ten and eleven at Camp Walker. Adventure and high risk taking are the fare in this segment of camp life in the 1960s. A thunderstorm in the middle of the night provides challenges and opportunity, and two serious injuries change the course of events. A few new story developments and characters appear, and Julian gets much closer to reaching his goal than he realizes. Ninth Day: Second Monday the story begins just after midnight on the dock at Camp Walker. Sunday night, Robin and Jack snuck out of their respective camps to meet for an overnight tryst. They plan to greet the sunrise and slip back into their tents before anyone else is awake.The second week at the scout camp has begun; everyone will be back on task working on merit badges and advancing to the next rank. the mid morning activity break includes intramural water polo, where Mark Schaeffer is one of the coaches. Mark is scoutmaster of Troop Nine.Mark has been targeted by Geoff Staples, the sophisticated scout from California. Geoff was on duty at the special service yesterday. He was totally entranced by Mark when he led Troop Nine up to the building. On the spot he decided to add Mark to his considerable list of sexual conquests. He pursues his quest with vigor. Mark does not suspect Geoff's motives, and he has a few extremely awkward experiences.Mark's skill and purpose as a scoutmaster gets some attention; he deals with the problem of camp politics and relations with the other scoutmasters.Nick Harrison and Tom Dawson are the top officers in Troop Nine. With Julian's assistance, they have created a special sleeping arrangement in the troop supply tent, and disguised it to avoid detection by the scoutmaster. Their romance has brought purpose and happiness to Tom, who is determined to make amends for his years of bad behavior whenever he can; he follows through on his promise to Kurt, who he had forced to have sex a year and a half ago. This is accomplished, but it gives Kurt a new problem to solve. Tenth Day: Second Tuesday Yesterday afternoon's close order drill lesson gives subconscious minds an impetus to reveal inner drives; that phenomenon is experienced by Mark and Geoff in an oddly similar way.Geoff begins to clear his private trail, and discovers the secret romance of Jack and Robin.Danny suspects Geoff's intentions and takes it on himself to stand guard and protect his unsuspecting scoutmaster.Julian's natural ability to perceive others' needs makes him invaluable to both Mark and Sid as it had on Saturday for Nick and Tom. Julian's artistic skill evolves by leaps... portraits and personal qualities become his subject matter.Nick helps Kurt find a way to move forward.Nick and Tom have a rare afternoon free of responsibility or obligations, and they give Leonard a little vicarious pleasure.Leonard becomes discreetly supportive of several of Troop Nine's scouts and their personal needs.Alex mentors Clint during an overnight Backpacking merit badge hike. Eleventh Day: Second Wednesday Camp Walker is shaken by a thunderstorm shortly after midnight. Some are better prepared to meet the challenge than others. We get a peek into the world of Troop 419, and Geoff's natural leadership ability. the overnight hikers are caught out in the open. Alex and Clint are forced into an unexpected survival compromise.Danny is welcomed as a water polo strategist; he has his very best day yet at camp. He ends the day setting an even higher personal goal.Julian is given an unexpected promotion. His day is packed with variety and achievement. He becomes acquainted with the Camp Director.Doug, one of the stopwatch boys, discovers Julian.Nick debuts as a solo lifeguard; he offers the Shooting Gallery operators a special event that he and Tom have

American Film Institute Catalog

Author : American Film Institute
ISBN : 0520079086
Genre : History
File Size : 40. 34 MB
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"The entire field of film historians awaits the AFI volumes with eagerness."--Eileen Bowser, Museum of Modern Art Film Department Comments on previous volumes: "The source of last resort for finding socially valuable . . . films that received such scant attention that they seem 'lost' until discovered in the AFI Catalog."--Thomas Cripps "Endlessly absorbing as an excursion into cultural history and national memory."--Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

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