Multcolib My Librarian Matt: 10 amazing Oregon tales
Annotation:The intertwining stories of a town's people come together in a lyrical mix of natural history, poetry, and Salish and Celtic lore that offers crime, heartaches, celebrations, healing, and death.
Annotation: "Geoffrey Gray reopens one of the great unsolved criminal cases of the 20th century: the puzzling story of "D. B. Cooper," the only skyjacker never to be caught by authorities"-- Provided by publisher.
Annotation:Stubborn Twig is a classic American story, a story of immigrants making their way in a new land. It is a living work of social history that rings with the power of truth and the drama of fiction, a moving saga about the challenges of becoming an American.
Annotation:The Rajneesh Chronicles is a collection of in-depth investigative and analytical articles published in Oregon Magazine covering the establishment of the city of Rajneeshpuram in Central Oregon in mid-1981 to its dramatic disintegration at the end of 1985.
Annotation:On Mount Hood is a contemporary, first-person narrative biography of Oregon's greatest mountain, featuring stories full of adventure and tragedy, history and geology, people and places, trivia and lore.
Annotation:Whispers from the Tomb begins with the accidental discovery of an opulent mausoleum opened to the public just once a year. Inside are two enormous marble sarcophagi standing side-by-side for more than half a century. We learn the deceased man is a wealthy businessman who immigrates to the United States in his youth. But less is known about the mysterious woman next to him.
Annotation:Edmund Creffield and his "Holy Roller" religious cult made headlines in 1903, it was page one news - not just in the Pacific Northwest, but around the nation. Yet few people in the region today have heard Creffield's name or his story.