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Buffalo Jump Blues

Buffalo Jump Blues
A Novel

by Keith McCafferty

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2016-06-28
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0698406354
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In the fifth novel in the Sean Stranahan mystery series, Montana's favorite fly fisherman-detective tackles a case of lost love, murder, and wildlife politics. Cold Hearted River, the sixth in the series, is now available. “Keith McCafferty is a top-notch, first-rate, can’t-miss novelist.” —C.J. Box, #1 New York Times bestselling author In the wake of Fourth of July fireworks in Montana’s Madison Valley, Hyalite County sheriff Martha Ettinger and Deputy Sheriff Harold Little Feather investigate a horrific scene at the Palisades cliffs, where a herd of bison have fallen to their deaths. Victims of blind panic caused by the pyrotechnics, or a ritualistic hunting practice dating back thousands of years? The person who would know is beyond asking, an Indian man found dead among the bison, his leg pierced by an arrow. Farther up the valley, fly fisherman, painter, and sometime private detective Sean Stranahan has been hired by the beautiful Ida Evening Star, a Chippewa Cree woman who moonlights as a mermaid at the Trout Tails Bar & Grill, to find her old flame, John Running Boy. The cases seem unrelated—until Sean’s search leads him right to the brink of the buffalo jump. With unforgettable characters and written with Spur Award Winner Keith McCafferty's signature grace and wry humor, Buffalo Jump Blues weaves a gripping tale of murder, wildlife politics, and lost love.

Buffalo Jump Blues

Buffalo Jump Blues
A Book

by Keith McCafferty

  • Publisher : Superstition Mystery
  • Release : 2017-01-04
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9781410495075
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In the fifth novel in the Sean Stranahan mystery series, Montana's favorite fly fisherman-detective tackles a case of lost love, murder, and wildlife politics In the wake of Fourth of July fireworks in Montana s Madison Valley, Hyalite County sheriff Martha Ettinger andDeputy Sheriff Harold Little Feather investigate a horrific scene at the Palisades cliffs, where a herd of bison have fallen to their deaths. Victims of blind panic caused by the pyrotechnics, or a ritualistic hunting practice dating back thousands of years? The person who would know is beyond asking, an Indian man found dead among the bison, his leg pierced by an arrow. Farther up the valley, fly fisherman, painter, and sometime private detective Sean Stranahan has been hired by the beautiful Ida Evening Star, a Chippewa Cree woman who moonlights as a mermaid at the Trout Tails Bar & Grill, to find her old flame, John Running Boy. The cases seem unrelated until Sean s search leads him right to the brink of the buffalo jump. With unforgettable characters and written with Spur Award Winner Keith McCafferty's signature grace and wry humor, "Buffalo Jump Blues" weaves a gripping tale of murder, wildlife politics, and lost love."

The Bangtail Ghost

The Bangtail Ghost
A Novel

by Keith McCafferty

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2020-08-18
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0525562060
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Keith McCafferty is a top-notch, first-rate, can't-miss novelist." --C.J. Box, #1 New York Times bestselling author In Montana's Gravelly Range, paw prints and a single whisker discovered at a scene of horrific violence suggest a woman had been attacked and carried away by a mountain lion. Sheriff Martha Ettinger employs her fiancé, sometimes-detective Sean Stranahan, to put a name to the gnawed bones comprising all that is left of the body. The woman's is the first of several deaths that Sean suspects are not as easily explained as they appear. . As a reign of terror grips the Madison Valley, blood in the tracks will lead him from the river below to the snow-covered ridge tops, as Sean finds himself on his most adventurous and dangerous quest yet. For as he comes closer to unearthing the secret shared by the dead and missing, the tracks he is following will turn, and the hunter becomes the hunted.

Cold Hearted River

Cold Hearted River
A Novel

by Keith McCafferty

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2017-07-04
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0698406362
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In the sixth novel in the acclaimed Sean Stranahan mystery series, Montana's favorite detective finds himself on the trail of Ernest Hemingway's missing steamer trunk. “Keith McCafferty is a top-notch, first-rate, can’t-miss novelist.” —C.J. Box, #1 New York Times bestselling author When a woman goes missing in a spring snowstorm and is found dead in a bear's den, Sheriff Martha Ettinger reunites with her once-again lover Sean Stranahan to investigate. In a pannier of the dead woman's horse, they find a wallet of old trout flies, the leather engraved with the initials EH. Only a few days before, Patrick Willoughby, the president of the Madison River Liars and Fly Tiers Club, had been approached by a man selling fishing gear that he claimed once belonged to Ernest Hemingway. A coincidence? Sean doesn't think so, and he soon finds himself on the trail of a stolen trunk rumored to contain not only the famous writer's valuable fly fishing gear but priceless pages of unpublished work. The investigation will take Sean through extraordinary chapters in Hemingway's life. Inspired by a true story, Cold Hearted River is a thrilling adventure, moving from Montana to Michigan, where a woman grapples with the secrets in her heart, to a cabin in Wyoming under the Froze To Death Plateau, and finally to the ruins in Havana, where an old man struggles to complete his life's mission one true sentence at a time.

A Death in Eden

A Death in Eden
A Novel

by Keith McCafferty

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2018-07-03
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0525557547
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Keith McCafferty is a top-notch, first-rate, can't-miss novelist." --C.J. Box, #1 New York Times bestselling author When scarecrows appear in the cliffs above Montana's famous Smith River and a little girl reports being chased by one in the night, state investigator Harold Little Feather is brought in to find the culprit. Are the menacing effigies related to a copper-mining project that threatens the purity of the Smith? That's Harold's initial suspicion, but his investigation takes an ominous turn when a decapitated body is found in the river. As Harold's search leads him back in time through the canyon's history, Sean Stranahan launches his raft upriver. He has been hired to guide a floating party that includes Clint McCaine, the manager of the mine project; Bart Trueblood, the president of “Save The Smith,” a grassroots organization devoted to stopping the project; and the documentarian filming their arguments. McCaine and Trueblood grew up on the Smith on neighboring ranches, and as they travel downstream, it’s revealed that the two share a past that runs much deeper and darker than their opposing viewpoints. The currents of the seemingly unrelated trips will soon flow together, and Stranahan's long-time love Sheriff Martha Ettinger will enter the fray as the boats hurtle toward a date with danger at a place called Table Rock. A Death in Eden is the seventh novel in the acclaimed Sean Stranahan mystery series.

Cold Hearted River

Cold Hearted River
A Book

by Keith McCafferty

  • Publisher : Sean Stranahan Mystery
  • Release : 2017
  • Pages : 501
  • ISBN : 9781432842574
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Originally published: New York: Viking, 2017.

Crazy Mountain Kiss

Crazy Mountain Kiss
A Novel

by Keith McCafferty

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2015-06-09
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1101614536
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Winner of the Spur Award for Best Western Contemporary Novel In the fourth novel in the acclaimed Sean Stranahan mystery series, PI Stranahan and Sheriff Ettinger reunite to investigate a teenage girl’s death. Cold Hearted River, the sixth in the series, is now available. Spring snow still clings to the teeth of Montana’s Crazy Mountains when an unsuspecting member of the Madison River Liars and Fly Tiers Club discovers a Santa hat in the fireplace ashes of his rented cabin. Climbing to the roof to see what’s clogging the flue, he’s shocked to find the body of a teenage girl wedged into the chimney. A rodeo belt buckle identifies the recently deceased victim as Cinderella “Cindy” Huntington, a rising rodeo star. Hyalite County sheriff Martha Ettinger has been hunting for the girl since she went missing the previous November. Was Cindy murdered? Or was she running for her life—and if so, from whom? Suspicion falls on a buckskin-clad mountain man who calls himself Bear Paw Bill. But Etta Huntington, Cindy’s high-strung mother, herself a famous horsewoman, thinks the evil might lie closer to home. She hires fly-fishing guide and private detective Sean Stranahan to find the answers. Setting aside their after-hours relationship, Sean and Martha find themselves deep in an investigation that grows to involve a high-altitude sex club, a lost diary, cave pictographs, and the legends of the Crazy Mountains. With his signature wit and wry humor, McCafferty writes a pitch-perfect mystery that is as haunting as the Crazies.

Dead Man's Fancy

Dead Man's Fancy
A Novel

by Keith McCafferty

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2014-01-02
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1101614528
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The third novel starring Montana's fly fisherman-cum-detective Sean Stranahan, for fans of C. J. Box and Craig Johnson Wolves howl as a riderless horse returns at sunset to the Culpepper Dude Ranch in the Madison Valley. The missing woman, Nanika Martinelli, is better known as the Fly Fishing Venus, a red-haired river guide who lures clients the way dry flies draw trout. As Sheriff Martha Ettinger follows hoof tracks in the snow, she finds one of the men who has fallen under the temptress’s spell impaled on the antler tine of a giant bull elk, a kill that’s been claimed by a wolf pack. An accident? If not, is the killer human or animal? With painter, fly fisherman, and sometimes private detective Sean Stranahan’s help, Ettinger will follow clues that point to an animal rights group called the Clan of the Three-Clawed Wolf and to their svengali master, whose eyes blaze with pagan fire. In their most dangerous adventure yet, Stranahan and Ettinger find themselves in the crossfire of wolf lovers, wolf haters, and a sister bent on revenge, and on the trail of an alpha male gone terribly wrong.

Showdown at Buffalo Jump

Showdown at Buffalo Jump
A Book

by Gary D. Svee

  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 2014-04-29
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN : 1480487082
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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After sending for a mail-order bride, a rancher struggles to win her love Max Bass fidgets as he scans the horizon for the stagecoach. His mail-order bride from back east is on that stage, but he feels no joy at the prospect of meeting her. A wannabe rancher, Max exaggerated his financial standing when he advertised for a wife; he fears that she will be disappointed or even angry, but he has no idea what he is actually in for. Catherine O’Dowd has long dreamed of being a lady, and she expects Max to make one of her. But instead of the riches Max described, she finds a hardscrabble bit of prairie that demands every drop of sweat the two of them have to give. A crooked banker wants to steal Max’s land, and the weather threatens to forever erase any hope he has of raising cattle. But the most powerful force of nature in Montana is Max’s new wife. If he is not careful, she will bring him down, and take the entire state with her. Originally published as Incident at Pishkin Creek.

Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests, 8th Edition

Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests, 8th Edition
A Book

by Diana Tixier Herald,Samuel Stavole-Carter

  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 2019-05-31
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN : 1440858489
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Librarians who work with readers will find this well-loved guide to be a treasure trove of information. With descriptive annotations of thousands of genre titles mapped by genre and subgenre, this is the readers' advisor's go-to reference. • Helps librarians answer the challenging question "What should I read next?" • Helps LIS students understand popular genres and better select books for which readers are looking • Serves as a starting point for library patrons looking for their next read

Moon Montana & Wyoming

Moon Montana & Wyoming
A Book

by Carter G. Walker

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2017-05-16
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN : 1631214241
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Moon Montana & Wyoming guides you to the best of the wild west, revealing the untold adventures that await under the vast country sky. Inside you'll find: Strategic, flexible itineraries for visiting both states, including Yellowstone, Glacier, and Grand Teton national parks, curated for outdoor adventurers, history buffs, and more The best road trips in Montana and Wyoming, from a 14-day Greater Yellowstone loop to a 7-day Glacier road trip Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Hit the road to see the stunning scenery of the national parks, and stop in towns where the old West is alive and well. Spot wildlife like wolves, elk, moose, bison, and black bears, go whitewater rafting or kayaking, or drive the famed Going-to-the-Sun Road. Hike to roaring waterfalls, breathtaking vistas, and secluded lakes. Learn about the region's important Native American history, discover authentic cowboy culture, or sample the best of western cuisine in Jackson Hole, from locally raised bison burgers to huckleberry pie Honest advice from former wilderness guide and longtime Montana local Carter G. Walker on where to stay, where to eat, and how to get around Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on the landscape, wildlife, history, and local culture Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, and travelers with disabilities With Moon Montana & Wyoming's practical advice and local insight, you can plan your trip your way. Focusing on the national parks? Try Moon Glacier National Park or Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton. Special ebook features: Easily navigate listings with quick searches, plus website links and zoom-in maps and images Personalize your guide by adding notes and bookmarks

The Blues Encyclopedia

The Blues Encyclopedia
A Book

by Edward Komara,Peter Lee

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2004-07-01
  • Pages : 1200
  • ISBN : 1135958319
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Blues Encyclopedia is the first full-length authoritative Encyclopedia on the Blues as a musical form. While other books have collected biographies of blues performers, none have taken a scholarly approach. A to Z in format, this Encyclopedia covers not only the performers, but also musical styles, regions, record labels and cultural aspects of the blues, including race and gender issues. Special attention is paid to discographies and bibliographies.

Encyclopedia of the Blues

Encyclopedia of the Blues
A Book

by Edward M. Komara

  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 2006
  • Pages : 1100
  • ISBN : 0415926998
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This comprehensive two-volume set brings together all aspects of the blues from performers and musical styles to record labels and cultural issues, including regional evolution and history. Organized in an accessible A-to-Z format, the Encyclopedia of the Blues is an essential reference resource for information on this unique American music genre. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedia of the Blues website.

Canada and Canadians in Feature Films

Canada and Canadians in Feature Films
A Filmography, 1928-1990

by Canadian Film Project

  • Publisher : Guelph, Ont. : Canadian Film Project, University of Guelph
  • Release : 1996
  • Pages : 820
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Stage-Bound

Stage-Bound
Feature Film Adaptations of Canadian and Québécois Drama

by André Loiselle

  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 2003-10-16
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0773571469
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This acknowledgement of their dramatic origins has often led to criticism that these movies remain too rigidly anchored to the stage; too "stage-bound." Stage-Bound, the first extensive study of feature film adaptations of English Canadian and Québécois drama, challenges this reductive interpretation. André Loiselle demonstrates that theatricality is central to the meaning of these works. In the process, he reclaims these stage-bound films, which have generally been ignored by scholars.

1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die, updated ed.

1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die, updated ed.
A Book

by Patricia Schultz

  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release : 2011-03-11
  • Pages : 1200
  • ISBN : 0761165371
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The 1,000 Places to See books are pleasurable, inspiring, wondrous, a best-selling phenomenon and, yes, practical: Announcing the updated edition of 1,000 Places to See in the USA & Canada Before You Die, The New York Times No. 1 bestseller. Because USA & Canada is not only a wish book but also a guide, this information, including phone numbers, Web addresses, and more, is now completely revised and updated. For travel season, for long summer weekends, for whenever the mood strikes to pack up the car and set out to discover a new piece of America (and Canada!), 1,000 Places to See in the USA & Canada is a map to all the unique and wonderful places just around the corner: Sail the Maine Windjammers out of Camden. Explore the gold-mining trails in Alaska’s Denali wilderness. Collect exotic shells on the beaches of Captiva. Play tennis the way it was meant to be—on grass—at the lavish Victorian Newport Casino. Take a barbecue tour of Kansas City—Arthur Bryant’s to Gates to Snead’s. There’s the ice hotel in Quebec, the stalacpipe organ in Virginia, out-of-the-way Civil War battlefields, dude ranches and cowboy poetry readings, and what to do in Louisville after the Derby’s over. More than 150 places are highlighted as family-friendly, and indices in the back organize the book by subject—wilderness, dining, beaches, world-class museums, sports, festivals, and more.

1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die

1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die
A Book

by Patricia Schultz

  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release : 2016-11-29
  • Pages : 1200
  • ISBN : 0761189718
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Covering the U.S.A. and Canada like never before, and for the first time with full-color photographs, here are 1,000 compelling, essential, offbeat, utterly unforgettable places. Pristine beaches and national parks, world-class museums and the Just for Laughs festival, mountain resorts, salmon-rich rivers, scenic byways, the Oyster Bar and the country’s best taco, lush gardens and coastal treks at Point Reyes, rafting the Upper Gauley (if you dare). Plus resorts, vineyards, hot springs, classic ballparks, the Talladega Speedway, and more. Includes new attractions, like Miami’s Pérez Art Museum and Manhattan’s High Line, plus more than 150 places of special interest to families. And, for every entry, what you need to know about how and when to visit. “Patricia Schultz unearths the hidden gems in our North American backyard. Don’t even think about packing your bag and sightseeing without it.” —New York Daily News

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
The United States and Canada

by Ellen Koskoff

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2017-09-25
  • Pages : 1408
  • ISBN : 1351544144
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This volume makes available the full range of the American/Canadian musical experience, covering-for the first time in print-all major regions, ethnic groups, and traditional and popular contexts. From musical comedy to world beat, from the songs of the Arctic to rap and house music, from Hispanic Texas to the Chinese communities of Vancouver, the coverage captures the rich diversity and continuities of the vibrant music we hear around us. Special attention is paid to recent immigrant groups, to Native American traditions, and to such socio-musical topics as class, race, gender, religion, government policy, media, and technology.

Top Popular Music of the Early 20th Century: 1900 - 1949 -- Rankings, Artists & Links

Top Popular Music of the Early 20th Century: 1900 - 1949 -- Rankings, Artists & Links
A Book

by Wayne Cottrell

  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 2019-04-13
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0578472430
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book features by-decade rankings of music singles and albums, in six different genres, covering the first half of the 20th century. The decade of the 1890s is also included. The rankings pertain to U.S. music charts, wherein a typical week's chart would be based on sales, radio airplays, jukebox plays, and-or a combination of one or more of these. The genres include children's, classical, country, instrumental, popular, and rhythm & blues music. Short biographies on a selection of artists are located throughout the book. The artists index includes some vital statistics.

Before Motown

Before Motown
A History of Jazz in Detroit, 1920-60

by Lars Bjorn,Jim Gallert

  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN : 9780472067657
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Provides a history of jazz music and documents the careers of a variety of jazz musicians in Detroit from 1920 to 1960.