Tag Archives: Oregon

Murder in Linn County Oregon by Cory Frye

Murder in Linn County Oregon by Cory Frye; $21.99; 2016; 143 pages; The History Press, Charleston, S.C.; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 4/3/17-4/5/17 Why did I read this? Because it looked interesting. In early 1922 there were several murders in Linn County, Oregon.  There was a case of murder between two  men who were supposedly picking […]

The Wax Bullet War, Chronicles of a Soldier & Artist by Sean Davis

The Wax Bullet War, Chronicles of a Soldier & Artist by Sean Davis; 2014; $16.95; 287 pages; Ooligan Press, Portland, OR; 978-1-932010-70-1; checked out from Multnomah County Libary, Woodstock; 9/17/16-9/27/16 Why did I read this?  I saw that Marilyn Weisenburg had picked it up and that the author was in the same company as her son David […]

I don’t know what to say

American Wife-Love, War, Faith and Renewal by Taya Kyle with Jim DeFelice; 2015; $27.99; 334 pages; William Morrow, New York, NY; 978-0-06-239808-6; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Midland;6/16/15-6/21/15 I don’t know what to say about this book, it is mostly a rehash of American Sniper.  I can sympathize with Taya, having been raised by a […]

The Anti Lemony Snicket

A Long Way to Frisco, A folk adventure novel of California and Oregon in 1852 by Alfred Powers; $3.00; 1951; 186 pages; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA; purchased from Multnomah County Library, Title Wave Used Bookstore; 4/7/15-4/8/15 A pair of miners, a old grizzled veteran and his seventeen year old sidekick, cash in their claim and […]

A Horse and his boy is just the beginning

Runaway Stallion by Walt Morey; 1973; $5.50; 217 pages; E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, New York, NY; purchased from Multnomah County Library, Title Wave Used Bookstore; 4/6/15-4/7/15 I had read Gentle Ben when I was in my teens and liked it a lot.  I found copies of it when my boys were younger and gave them each […]

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