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New Book: Malama Honua

2017 1027 Malama HonuaFrom the launch in Hawai'i in May 2014, around the world 60,000 miles, to 23 different countries, this beautiful hardcover book chronicles Hokule'a's epic mission to raise awareness of and nurture worldwide sustainability. This book is so full of great photos and wonderful writing that I found it difficult to put down. I was lucky enough to be on hand when the Hokule'a was launched for the first time in 1975.

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The Hidden Life of Trees: A new book

the hidden life of treesBy Peter Wohlleben
Translated by Jane Billinghurst

An English language version of an international bestseller translated by Anacortees’ own Jane Billinghurst hit the bookshelves Wednesday. 

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The North Cascades, a new book by Bill Dietrich

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Experience a magnificent region through the words and images of accomplished writers and photographers and local residents in a new book authored by Bill Dietrich called, "The North Cascades, Finding Beauty and Renewal in the Wild Nearby."

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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan

short-nightsHow a lone man’s epic obsession led to one of America’s greatest cultural treasures: Prizewinning writer Timothy Egan tells the riveting, cinematic story behind the most famous photographs in Native American history — and the driven, brilliant man who made them.

Edward Curtis was charismatic, handsome, a passionate mountaineer, and a famous photographer, the Annie Leibovitz of his time.

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Northwest books trade show

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Wow. I'm just winding up a weekend conference in Tacoma featuring some of the Northwest's best authors, including Ivan Doig, Jonathan Evison, and Anacortes' own Bill Dietrich. Okay, I'm name dropping, but I'm not going to apologize.

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