[Libs-Or] book offerings from the State Library

Robby Pietz robby.pietz at state.or.us
Tue Feb 18 08:55:19 PST 2014

The State Library is offering the following items please email robby.pietz at state.or.us<mailto:robby.pietz at state.or.us> if you are interested in any of these books.

Book      The almond tree /
Author: Cohen Corasanti, Michelle.
Publication: Reading, UK : Garnet Pub. , 2012
Fiction:  A tale of two Palestinian brothers, one full of anger and hate, the other trying to build a bridge
through scientific endeavour.  Ichimad Hamid begins a journey to save his family and in doing so,
remclaims a love of others lost through a childhood rife with violence and discovers new hope for the future.

Non Fiction

Blind justice : Jacobus tenBroek and the vision of equality /
Author: Matson, Floyd W. Publication: Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2005
Biography of the founder of the National Federation of the Blind

Lost & found
American treasures from the New Zealand Film Archive.
John Ford;  Mabel Normand;  Alfred Hitchcock;  Scott Simmon;  Michael Mortilla;  Donald Sosin
Corp Author(s): National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.) ; New Zealand Film Archive.
2013,  DVD  (approximately 198 minutes) : si., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (48 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
[San Francisco, Calif.?] : National Film Preservation Foundation
Description:  Drawn from a cache of early American movies found at the New Zealand Film Archive and preserved with the
American archival community, this collection presents lost works not seen in decades, including films
by major directors such as Alfred Hitchcock and a variety of industrial films,
news stories, cartoons, travelogues, serial episodes, previews, and comedies.

8 copies --
In defense of food : an eater's manifesto /
Author: Pollan, Michael. Publication: New York : Penguin Press, 2008
Description:  Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."  Food journalist Pollan explains how despite the daunting dietary
landscape we confront in modern supermakets, we can escape the Western diet and by doing so, avoid
most of the chronic diseases that diet causes.

2 copies --
Cradle to cradle : remaking the way we make things /
Author: McDonough, William.; Braungart, Michael, Publication: New York : North Point Press, 2002
Description:  A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism

The visual display of quantitative information /
Author: Tufte, Edward R., 1942-
Publication: Cheshire, Conn. (Box 430, Cheshire 06410) : Graphics Press, 1983
Description:  Using graphics as a way to analyze and communicate statistical information

Catalogue of Public Addresses and lectures of Harvey W. Scott

2 copies --
Lost mines and buried treasures of the West : bibliography and place names, from Kansas west to California, Oregon, Washington, and Mexico /
Author: Probert, Thomas.
Publication: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1977


American Library Directory, 61st edition  2008-2009 (2 volumes)

Oregon Historical items - The State Librar retains 3 copies of the following titles and offer additional copies to interested libraries.

Book      Catalogue of public addresses and lectures of Harvey W. Scott, forty years editor-in-chief, Morning Oregonian, Portland, Oregon /
Author: Scott, Leslie M., 1878-1968
Publication: Portland, Or. : [L.M. Scott, 1915
Document: English : Book

Book      The right thing for Oregon.
Author: Turner, W. F.; Budd, Ralph, President Oregon Trunk Railway
Publication: [N.p., 1900s
Reprint of "statement on the witnes stand of Ralph Budd, President of the Great Northern Railway Company, in behalf of
that company and Norther Pacific Railway company, which together own the Oregon Trunk."

3 copies --
A Social Emergency: how the citizens of Portland, Oregon are responding to a call for action.
Publication: Portland, OR, 1912
The First Annual Report of the Social Hygiene Society of Portend, Oregon, from September 1, 1911 to August 31, 1912.

2 copies --
he Diary of Basil N. Longworth [sic] Oregon pioneer /
Author: Longworth, Basil Nelson.
transcribed by the Historical Records Survey, Division of Women's and Professional Projects, Works Progress Administration
Publication: Portland, Or. : Historical Records Survey, 1938
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