Shelter Mountain

Author: The New York Times Best Sellers

Publisher: NYT Best Sellers Edition

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For the second time in a year a woman arrives in the small town of Virgin River trying to escape the past. John “Preacher” Middleton is about to close the bar when a young woman and her three-year-old son come in out of a wet October night. A marine who has seen his share of pain, Preacher knows a crisis when he sees one—the woman is covered in bruises. He wants to protect them, and he wants to punish whoever did this to her, but he knows immediately that this inclination to protect is something much more. Paige Lassiter has stirred up emotions in this gentle giant of a man—emotions that he has never allowed himself to feel. But when Paige’s ex-husband turns up in Virgin River, Preacher knows his own future hangs in the balance. And if there’s one thing in the marines’ motto of Semper Fidelis—always faithful—has taught him, it’s that some things are worth fighting for.

Shelter Mountain

Author: Robyn Carr

Publisher: MIRA

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Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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John "Preacher" Middleton is about to close the bar when a young woman and her three-year-old son come in out of the wet October night. A marine who has seen his share of pain, Preacher knows a crisis when he sees one—the woman is covered in bruises. He wants to protect them, and he wants to punish whoever did this to her, but he knows immediately that this inclination to protect is something much more. Paige Lassiter has stirred up emotions in this gentle giant of a man—emotions that he has never allowed himself to feel. But when Paige's ex-husband turns up in Virgin River, Preacher knows his own future hangs in the balance. And if there's one thing the marines' motto of Semper Fidelis—always faithful—has taught him, it's that some things are worth fighting for.

Hiking Colorado

A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures

Author: Maryann Gaug

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

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Lace up your boots and sample fifty of the finest trails Colorado has to offer. This hiker's paradise offers not only rugged peaks and crystal clear alpine lakes, but also historic ruins and magnificent canyons. View the Continental Divide in Rocky Mountain National Park, journey to Colorado's highest point at the top of Mount Elbert, hike beneath immense sandstone cliffs in Devils Canyon, or step back in time to North America's largest dinosaur track site. Veteran hiker, Master of Leave No Trace, and outdoor writer Maryann Gaug will introduce you to these trails and more. Inside you'll find: detailed shaded relief maps, GPS waypoint coordinates for each hike, accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each hike, tips on equipment, trip planning, and hiking with dogs and children, accurate directions, difficulty ratings, trail contacts, and more. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, come explore the wonders of our nation's highest state -- on foot!

People of the Eland

Rock Paintings of the Drakensberg Bushmen as a Reflection of Their Life and Thought

Author: Patricia Vinnicombe

Publisher: Witwatersrand Univ Pr

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Category: Art

Page: 400

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First published in 1976, People of the Eland was the first major step away from the outsiders view upon San rock art that had dominated studies of rock art for nearly a century. The book provides an account of the rock art of the Drakensberg Range and historical information on the mountain San themselves.The book aims to gain an insiders view of the rock art using San understandings of the world. While following this approach, it quickly became clear to Patricia Vinnicombe that the art was very far from simple depictions of daily life as had once seemed likely, but instead reflected the most deeply held San beliefs and symbols. This approach and this understanding has now become the standard for all those working with San rock art.Whilst this early knowledge of San art has been built upon considerably since 1976, People of the Eland remains a cornerstone of our current understanding. Reprinted here in full color, with the original artwork and photographs, People of the Eland remains a seminal work, the impact of which cannot be underestimated.Patricia Vinnicombe was one of South Africars"s foremost rock art experts. An innovative and groundbreaking researcher, Vinnicombe was highly influential in the way that rock art came to be interpreted.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Harrisburg

Including Lancaster, York, and Surrounding Counties

Author: Matt Willen

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

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Category: Travel

Page: 256

View: 789

Although known predominantly for its Pennsylvania Dutch culture, the Gettysburg battlefield, and the cities of Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York, south central Pennsylvania is home to many tracts of public lands that offer a diverse array of hiking experiences. From the gentle farm country of Lancaster and York Counties, to the steep-sided ravines along the Susquehanna River, to the rugged ridges north of Harrisburg, and the rolling hills of South Mountain, you'll find hikes to suit about any taste and interest. 60 Hikes within 60 Miles:Harrisburg provides the first comprehensive hiking guide to the region. Each hike description features: Key information on length, hiking time, difficulty, configuration, scenery, traffic, trail surface, and accessibility Information on the history and natural of history of the areas the hikes pass through A detailed trail map and elevation profile Clear directions to the trailhead and trailhead GPS data Tips on nearby activities Whether you are a local looking for new places to explore, or a visitor in the area for business or pleasure, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Harrisburg will provide plenty of options for outings lasting a full day to a couple of hours,all within about an hour's drive of Harrisburg and the surrounding communities.

Mountain Skiing

Author: Vic Bein

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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An introduction to cross-country skiing in Alpine and Nordic mountain wilderness areas examines the necessary equipment, skiing techniques, camping, the treatment of hyperthermia, and emergency procedures

The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes

Author: Victoria Logue

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

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Category: Travel

Page: 192

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You love to backpack, but you can only get out on the trail a few weekends a year. This book was written for you. It is the first guide to cover the length of the Appalachian Trail in a single volume. It doesn't describe every mile of the trail, but offers detailed descriptions of the suggested hikes. Why sort through guidebooks looking for a good hike, when the best of the Appalachian Trail is all here in one book. Includes overnight hikes in all fourteen states the Appalachian Trail passes through.

The Old Leather Man

Historical Accounts of a Connecticut and New York Legend

Author: Dan W. DeLuca

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 144

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Fascinating documentation of a mysterious figure

Hunger Mountain

A Field Guide to Mind and Landscape

Author: David Hinton

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

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Category: Nature

Page: 143

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Offers insight on everything from the mountain landscape to the origins of consciousness and the cosmos, from geology to Chinese landscape painting, from parenting to pictographic oracle-bone script, to a family chutney recipe--a profoundly ancient and resoundingly contemporary spiritual ecology.