Harry Orchard, professional killer, rolled up a record in the days when the mine owners and the labor unions waged what was virtually civil war. That Orchard outlived the Western Federation of Miners and that he held one of the top records for length of terms a life prisoner–all this is unimportant compared to the…

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Luckily for him, and for us, Emmett Watson’s beat as a columnist for The Seattle Times required him to stay in touch with his beloved native city. In his daily meanderings, usually accompanied by his miniature poodle, Tiger, Watson saw much that is invisible to the rest of us. Of course, he was around longer than most…

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Far Corner (284 pages) is the saga of a latter-day pioneer who invaded the Pacific Northwest wearing the only derby hat those parts had ever seen. Author Stewart H. Holbrook bought the hat in Boston just before he boarded the steam-cars to seek fame and fortune amidst the booms and busts of the roaring ‘20s. On…

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Jon Wells, a baseball writer who has covered the Seattle Mariners for more than 15 years, asserts that poor management and shortsighted ownership combined to keep a team with three first-ballot Hall of Fame players, each in the prime of his career, from reaching the World Series. In Shipwrecked (280 pages), Wells details every misstep…

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Lavishly printed in full color, Views: Best of the Northwest (108 pages) collects one hundred of the most iconic images of the Northwest, featuring thirty-five photographers spread across four states (Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington). Published by Emerald Point Press, an imprint of Seattle. ** Click the cover image to order from Amazon ** ** Or buy it…

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Color Me Seattle (40 pages) is a delightful coloring book featuring familiar scenes of the Seattle area. Published by Emerald Point Press, an imprint of Seattle. ** Click the cover image to order from Amazon ** ** Or buy it on Barnes & Noble or Indiebound! **

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These views of Seattle and Puget Sound were all produced by Seattle area photographers who captured perfect moments in time through the lens of a camera. Featuring city and landscape photographs from Bill Brookster, Dan Carrow, John S. Chao, Adrienne DeLiso, Joe Faulkner, Neal Herbert, Chris Jacobson, S.H. Marti, Joe Poehlman, and John Rizzo. Their…

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