Multcolib My Librarian Darcee: The Oregon Coast in books

Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast
Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast By Herman, James (Book - 2014 ) 796.53 H5514d 2014 In-library use only at this time in some locations Holds: 9 on 7 copies

Annotation:“One man’s tuna sandwich-eatin’ Shack is another’s love Shack.” A guide to both an age-old Oregon tradition and a call to a participate in the fun and gratifying work of driftwood fort building.

Salt in Our Blood
Salt in Our Blood The Memoir of A Fisherman's Wife By Eder, Michele Longo (Book - 2008 ) B-E225s 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Who are the people behind those crab boats docked at Newport's marina? This journal-memoir by an Oregon fisherman's wife offers a straight-forward account of the struggles, devastating loss and small triumphs of a present day commercial fishing family.

Salt A Collection of Poetry on the Oregon Coast (Book - 2005 ) 811.08 S176 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of poems in which thirty-two disparate voices respond to a single location: the Oregon Coast.

Mink River
Mink River A Novel By Doyle, Brian (Book - 2010 ) FICTION DOYLE 2010 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 13 on 35 copies

Annotation:Despite being a work of fiction, Doyle perfectly captures the eccentric spirit of a small town on the Oregon coast, where it seems perfectly plausible that a crow would talk.

Super Sunday in Newport
Super Sunday in Newport Notes From My First Year in Town By Love, Matt (Book - 2009 ) 979.533 L897s 2009 In-library use only at this time in some locations

Annotation:I could include nearly all of Matt Love's books on this list, but Super Sunday in Newport with essays about local taverns and teaching at my alma mater, remains closest to my heart.

Chance of Sun
Chance of Sun An Oregon Memoir By Findling, Kim Cooper (Book - 2011 ) B-Fi493c 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Coming of age on the Oregon Coast, complete with pick-up trucks, dive bars, some regrettable choices, the great outdoors and finding home again.

Sometimes A Great Notion
Sometimes A Great Notion By Kesey, Ken (Book - 2006 ) FICTION KESEY 2006 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 32 copies

Annotation:The quintessential Oregon story and my all time favorite book.

Sometimes A Great Movie
Sometimes A Great Movie Paul Newman, Ken Kesey and the Filming of the Great Oregon Novel By Love, Matt (Book - 2012 ) 791.437 S6968L 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:I remember when an episode of Falcon Crest was filmed on the Oregon Coast. I wish I'd been around when the cast of Sometimes A Great Notion came to town instead. Reading these great stories and anecdotes from local residents is the next best thing.

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Oregon's coastline is one of a kind. Known for it's rugged beauty and public beaches, it's also home to drifters, eccentric free-thinkers, fisherman and innumerable taverns. Visit the coast as the locals see it with items on this list.

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