The first biography of one of Montana’s most celebrated writers

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A Life of Letters and Rivers

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Oregon’s Others

Gender, Civil Liberties, and the Surveillance State in the Early Twentieth Century

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An accessible foray into botany’s origins and how we can transform its future

Botany of Empire

Plant Worlds and the Scientific Legacies of Colonialism

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The autobiography of an indefatigable visionary and citizen activist

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Stories of Patience, Persistence, and Friends Made Along the Way

By Jim Ellis and Jennifer Ott

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Exploring Beaches and Tidepools

By Ryan P. Kelly, Terrie Klinger, Patrick J. Krug, and John J. Meyer.

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From Haida Gwaii to the Chicago World’s Fair and Beyond

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