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- Daunt Books 2015; US$ 12.82
‘John McPhee is celebrated in America and all but unknown in this country. The volume I love most is Coming into the Country , an account of Alaska and the Alaskans. His genius is that he can write about anything.? – Robert Macfarlane In this unforgettable and astutely observed travel account, Pulitzer Prize-winner John McPhee journeys into the... more...
- Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 32.95
The tale begins in sixteenth-century Venice, when explorer Juan de Fuca encountered English merchant Michael Lok and relayed a fantastic story of a marine passageway that connected the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. This tale would be the catalyst for centuries of dreaming, and exacerbate English and Spanish rivalry. The search for the fabled Northwest... more...
- Lyons Press 2015; US$ 24.99
Rhythm of the Heart is a compelling memoir about Kim Heacox?s 30+ year relationship with the most iconic landscape in Alaska, a sister book to his 2005 Lyons book The Only Kayak , a PEN USA Literary Award finalist now in its seventh printing. Woven throughout the personal narrative will be stories on the human and natural histories of the Denali... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 8.99
One Thursday in 2008 the price of gold went above a thousand dollars an ounce for the first time in history. All over the world, at least in countries with gold-bearing soil, people with no experience of prospecting began shopping for shovels and pickaxes, gold pans, tents, generators and all manner of equipment they had no idea how to use. And off... more...
- Santa Monica Press 2015; US$ 16.95
Secret Walks: A Walking Guide to the Hidden Trails of Los Angeles is a sequel to the popular Secret Stairs: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles , and features another collection of exciting urban walks through parks, canyons, and neighborhoods unknown and unseen by most Angelinos. Each walk is rated for duration, distance,... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 18.95
An ordained practitioner of Zen Buddhism and a politically engaged actor, Peter Coyote began his work in street theater and political organizing in San Francisco. In addition to acting in over 140 films, and working with directors such as Martin Ritt, Steven Spielberg and Roman Polanski, Coyote has won an Emmy for narrating the award-winning documentary... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
A journalist?s eyewitness account of the explosive 1849 California gold rush and his travels through Mexico. In 1849, a young, wide-eyed reporter from New York ventured West not to seek riches, but to report on the madness and exuberance of the California gold rush. Sent by Horace Greeley, a highly respected New-York Tribune editor, twenty-four-year-old... more...
- Destination Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Located just two hours east of Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park is a desert getaway that boasts some of the most dramatic scenery in southern California. From the weird and wonderful Mojave Desert to the vast and stark Sonoran Desert , Joshua Tree: The Complete Guide shows readers the park?s highlights and hidden gems. Fascinating chapters... more...
- Destination Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Filled with gorgeous photographs, this full-color guidebook showcases the highlights and hidden gems of Yosemite National Park. From the thundering base of Yosemite Falls to sparkling granite of El Capitan , Yosemite: The Complete Guide equips travelers with everything they need to make the most of their time in the park. Fascinating background... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 225.00
This two-volume book is a documentary history of Russias 19th-century settlement in California. It contains 492 documents, mostly translated from the Russian for the first time, fully annotated, and with an extensive historical introduction. This broad range of primary sources provides a comprehensive and detailed history of the Russian Empires... more...