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Montana

Author : Michael P. Malone
ISBN : 0295971290
Genre : History
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Montana: A History of Two Centuries first appeared in 1976 and immediately became the standard work in its field. In this thoroughgoing revision, William L. Lang has joined Michael P. Malone and Richard B. Roeder in carrying forward the narrative to the 1990s. Fully twenty percent of the text is new or revised, incorporating the results of new research and new interpretations dealing with pre-history, Native American studies, ethnic history, women's studies, oral history, and recent political history. In addition, the bibliography has been updated and greatly expanded, new maps have been drawn, and new photographs have been selected.

Moon Montana

Author : Judy Jewell
ISBN : 9781631210181
Genre : Travel
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Seasoned travel writers Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae share the best ways to experience all that Montana has to offer, from the wilderness of Yellowstone to the rolling prairies of the state's eastern region. Jewell and McRae lead travelers to the highlights of the Big Sky Country with trip ideas such as A Lewis and Clark Expedition and Fishing Southwest Montana. Complete with tips for cross-country skiing at Glacier National Park, observing elk at Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, and finding the best watering holes in Missoula, Moon Montana gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

The Wpa Guide To 1930s Montana

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ISBN : 0816515034
Genre : History
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First published in 1939, this nostalgic guide includes chapters on Montana's natural setting, history, economy, and cultural life as of half a century ago, plus separate entries for Billings, Butte, Great Falls, Helena, and Missoula--which at the time boasted four hotels and five-cent bus fares. There then follow, in the WPA Guide tradition, 18 tours that crisscross the state and point out not only natural splendors along the way but also such noteworthy historic sites as Custer Battlefield, the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Boothill Cemetery in Virginia City, and the site of the "holing-up" shanty of Calamity Jane. Fourteen additional tours--four for roads, ten for trails--guide readers through Glacier National Park.

Opportunity Montana

Author : Brad Tyer
ISBN : 9780807003305
Genre : Nature
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A memoir-meets-exposé that examines our fraught relationship with the West and our attempts to clean up a toxic environmental legacy In 2002, Texas journalist Brad Tyer strapped a canoe on his truck and moved to Montana, a state that has long exerted a mythic pull on America’s imagination as an unspoiled landscape. The son of an engineer who reclaimed wastewater, Tyer was looking for a pristine river to call his own. What he found instead was a century’s worth of industrial poison clotting the Clark Fork River, a decades-long engineering project to clean it up, and a forgotten town named Opportunity. At the turn of the nineteenth century, Montana exploited the richest copper deposits in the world, fueling the electric growth of twentieth-century America and building some of the nation’s most outlandish fortunes. The toxic by-product of those fortunes—what didn’t spill into the river—was dumped in Opportunity. In the twenty-first century, Montana’s draw is no longer metal but landscape: the blue-ribbon trout streams and unspoiled wilderness of the nation’s “last best place.” To match reality to the myth, affluent exurbanites and well-meaning environmentalists are trying to restore the Clark Fork River to its “natural state.” In the process, millions of tons of toxic soils are being removed and dumped—once again—in Opportunity. As Tyer investigates Opportunity’s history, he wrestles with questions of environmental justice and the ethics of burdening one community with an entire region’s waste. Stalled at the intersection of a fading extractive economy and a fledgling restoration boom, Opportunity’s story is a secret history of the American Dream and a key to understanding the country’s—and increasingly the globe’s—demand for modern convenience. As Tyer explores the degradations of the landscape, he also probes the parallel emotional geography of familial estrangement. Part personal history and part reportorial narrative, Opportunity, Montana is a story of progress and its price: of copper and water, of father and son, and of our attempts to redeem the mistakes of the past. From the Hardcover edition.

Winter

Author : Rick Bass
ISBN : 0395611504
Genre : Nature
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This book is a classic celebration of winter in a remote Montana valley.

Vigilantes Of Montana

Author : Thomas J. Dimsdale
ISBN : 0806113790
Genre : History
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The tainted sheriff in this narrative is Henry Plummer, who arrived in Nevada City, a gold camp in California’s high Sierra, in 1852 and soon had two murders to his credit-both the results of bawdy-house brawls. Ten years later he was a full-fledged villain directing a gang of criminals. In 1863 Plummer moved into the Territory of Idaho, which included present-day Montana, and was elected sheriff despite his doubtful past. But it was there that he ran afoul of the vigilantes, and the story of the chase, capture, trial, and execution of Henry Plummer’s road agents surpasses the wildest imagination of any Hollywood writer.

Montana

Author : Debbie Macomber
ISBN : 9781488032936
Genre : Fiction
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Rediscover this classic romance—it’s one for the keeper shelf!—by #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Her grandfather wants her to come home, and Molly thinks she just might. His ranch will be a good place for her sons to grow up, a place to escape big-city influences. Then she learns—from a stranger named Sam Dakota—that her grandfather is ill. Possibly dying. Molly packs up the kids without a second thought and makes the long drive to Sweetgrass, Montana. Once she arrives, she immediately has questions about Sam Dakota. Why is he working on her grandfather’s ranch? Why doesn’t the sheriff trust him? Just who is he? But despite everything, Molly can’t deny her attraction to Sam—until her ailing grandfather tries to push them into marriage. Moving to the state of Montana is one thing; entering the state of matrimony is another! Some borders aren’t so easy to cross… Originally published in 1998

Montana

Author : Salvatore Vasapolli
ISBN : 9781558686960
Genre : Travel
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Experience the glory and magnificence of the Big Sky state through the dramatic color photography of MONTANA. Noted photographer and longtime Montana resident Salvatore Vasapolli turns his lens on one of the most picturesque states in the country. Travel from spectacular Glacier National Park, through the majesty of the Rocky Mountains, to the grandeur of Custer National Forest and the sheer beauty of Yellowstone National Park. Exquisite photos reveal the state's breathtaking natural beauty in smooth-surfaced lakes, glistening glaciers, towering mountains, and twisting rivers. An essay by former United States Congressman Pat Williams evokes the magnificence of Montana with its open landscapes, untamed wilderness, and friendly people.

North Of Montana

Author : April Smith
ISBN : 9780307472656
Genre : Fiction
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FBI Special Agent Ana Grey debuts in this electrifying thriller marked by psychological acuity and unfaltering suspense. After Ana Grey pulls off “the most amazing arrest of the year,” the squad supervisor—who doesn't like irreverent, tough-minded young women—gives her a reprimand instead of the promotion she deserves. As a test, she is assigned a high-profile case involving a beloved Hollywood movie star and an illegal supply of prescription drugs. It doesn't take Ana and her partner, Mike Donnato, long to realize "this is not a case” but “a political situation waiting to explode”—and they're holding the bomb. As the boundary between her private and professional lives begins to blur, Ana's own world collides with her investigation, and she is forced to confront the searing truth about the nature of power and identity, and the mystery of her past. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Hidden Montana

Author : John Gottberg
ISBN : 1569753393
Genre : Travel
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Now revised and updated, this guide to Montana contains the latest information on Missoula, Helena, Bozeman, and Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks. Maps. Illustrations.

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