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All Things Maine July 2010
Welcome to the latest edition of All Things Maine, the newsletter celebrating the books by Maine authors and/or about Maine subjects recently added to the collection of the Maine State Library.
Each of the titles listed below will be available at the Maine State Library.  If you discover that a title you want is already checked out, use the "Request" button in the URSUS record to hold or get it from another URSUS library; or -- go to MaineCat and click on "Request This Item" to borrow it from a Maine public library.
Armchair Travel
Acadia The Complete Guide - James Kaiser
Publisher: Independent Pub Group
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/07/2010
ISBN-13: 9780982517208
ISBN-10: 0982517203
A complete guide to Acadia National Park inlcuding Schoodic Peninsula and Isle au Haut, Bar Harbor, hiking trails, etc. 
Appalachian Trail Guide to Maine - Roy Ronan
Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/24/2009
ISBN-13: 9781889386669
ISBN-10: 1889386669
The fifteenth edition of the guide to the Appalachian Trail in Maine.
Thoreau's Maine woods - Henry David Thoreau and Dan Tobyne
Publisher: Down East Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 05/16/2010
ISBN-13: 9780892728145
ISBN-10: 0892728140
Thoreau's words combined with Dan Tobyne's photographs.  Simply beautiful.
Maine Unseen: a Photographic Experience that Few Witness - Woodson, R. Dodge
Publisher: Lone Wolf Enterprises, Ltd.
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 2009
ISBN-13: 9780982110218
ISBN-10: 0982110219
A simply gorgeous photographic essay of Maine!  Seventeen Maine photographers provide beautiful images of the flora, fauna and landscapes of Maine.
Biography and Memoir

Captain Mac : the life of Donald Baxter MacMillan, Arctic explorer - Cowan, Mary Morton
Publisher: Calkins Creek
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/01/2010
ISBN-13: 9781590787090
ISBN-10: 1590787099
Presents the career of the Arctic explorer, from his childhood as the son of a ship's captain, his work exploring the North Pole and Greenland, and his naval career which spanned two world wars.
A life in photography, 1968-2008  - Tenneson, Joyce
Publisher: Bulfinch Press Book
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 04/22/2008
ISBN-13: 9780316004084
ISBN-10: 0316004081
An accessible volume of the renowned contemporary photographer's signature works offers insight into her development as an artist and features early experimental pieces, self-portraits, and previously unseen images.
History and Current Events
Race & reconciliation in America - William S. Cohen and Janet Langhart Cohen
Publisher: Lexington Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 05/15/2009
ISBN-13: 9780739135518
ISBN-10: 0739135511
In July of 2008, former Senator and Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and his wife, author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen, hosted a conference entitled "Race & Reconciliation in America" at the National Press Club.  This book is a transcript of that proceedings, edited by the Cohens.
Seated by the sea - Michael C. Connolly
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 04/25/2010
ISBN-13: 9780813034690
ISBN-10: 0813034698
Michael Connoly looks at how an influx of Irish immigrants changed the racial character of Portland's waterfront over a century.  Concentrating on the critical years of 1880-1923, the book represents a social history of a relatively large group of predominantly ethnic and unskilled laborers.
Boston and Maine Memories Featuring the Photography and Career of Preston Johnson - Melvin, George and Katherine
Publisher: Melvin Photos
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 2010
ISBN-13: 9780982368411
ISBN-10: 0982368410
The story in photographs of the life and career of Preston Johnson of the Boston and Maine Railroad.  A lifelong rail enthusiast, included are his photos of steam locomotives, brand new diesels, stations, towers and yards of the Boston and Maine Railroad.
Home, Garden and DIY

The Original Maine Shrimp Cookbook - Diane H. Schetky
Publisher: The Island Institute
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 2009
ISBN-13: 9780942719413
ISBN-10: 0942719417
The all-about-shrimp cookbook includes recipes but also shows how to peel and prepare Maine shrimp.  This book is a collaboration between the First Universalist Church in Rockland, the Midcoast Fishermen's Cooperative of Port Clyde and the Island Institute of Rockland.

Sheepscott Community Church Cookbook: favorite Recipes from our Members - Sheepscott Community Church
Publisher: Sheepscott Community Church
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 2008
ISBN-13: 0000000000000
Cookbook containing the favorite recipes of members of the Sheepscott Community Church.  Great church "suppah" recipes you can make at home!

Martha Stewart's encyclopedia of sewing and fabric crafts : basic techniques for sewing, appliqué, embroidery, quilting, dyeing, and printing, plus 150 inspired projects from A to Z. - Stewart, Martha
Publisher: Potter Craft
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/30/2010
ISBN-13: 9780307450586
ISBN-10: 0307450589
A detailed reference for occasional and serious crafters provides in-depth coverage of every sewing technique, providing more than 100 projects including non-sewing options.
Blockade Billy - Stephen King
Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 04/20/2010
ISBN-13: 9781587672286
ISBN-10: 1587672286
A retired coach recounts the story of "Blockade Billy" Blakely, known for his skills as a catcher and also as a formidable batter, the only player to have his record erased from baseball history, and his time with the New Jersey Titans.
Mind and Body Fitness
Packaging boyhood - Lyn Mikel Brown, Sharon Lamb and Mark B. Tappan
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/13/2009
ISBN-13: 9780312379391
ISBN-10: 0312379390
The authors of the award-winning Packaging Girlhood identify potentially harmful stereotypical media messages that the authors believe encourage boys to engage in underachieving, violent, or isolated behaviors, a reference that counsels parents on how to take preventative steps.

Damaged goods : a Jack McMorrow mystery - Boyle, Gerry
Publisher: Down East Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 05/16/2010
ISBN-13: 9780892727964
ISBN-10: 0892727969
After his social-worker wife Roxanne has a confrontation with the father of neglected children she has removed, ex-reporter Jack McMorrow sees his life further turned upside down when the mysterious Mandi enters the picture, bringing with her dangers that threaten Jack, Roxanne and their daughter.
The body in the sleigh : A Faith Fairchild Mystery - Page, Katherine Hall
Publisher: William Morrow
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/27/2009
ISBN-13: 9780061474255
ISBN-10: 0061474258
Faith Fairchild looks for a connection between the death of Norah, a teenage drug addict whose body was found in an antique sleigh, and the discovery of a newborn baby boy in the manger in spinster Mary Bethany's barn on Christmas Eve. 25,000 first printing.
Nature and Science
A Forest Environment - Stephen Law
Publisher: Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/30/2010
ISBN-13: 9781615666317
ISBN-10: 1615666311
A retired civil engineer for the U.S. Forest Service, Law recounts in this book his adventurous life in the Service as well as provides his father's insights working in the Maine woods in the early 1900s for the paper industry.
Popular Culture
Red's Eats : World's Best Lobster Shack - Virginia Wright and Debbie Gagnon Cronk
Publisher: Natl Book Network
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 06/15/2010
ISBN-13: 9780892728572
ISBN-10: 0892728574
From the cover:  Red's Eats, the small roadside restaurant on Route 1 in Wiscasset, Maine is the most famous lobster shack in the world -- and for good reason.  Known for its huge and delectable lobster roll, the renowned eatery has become a bustling beacon for tourists and locals alike, many of who [sic] make the pilgrimage year after year.  This comprehensive book gives fans an inside glimpse of Red's Eats -- the history, the people and, of course, the food, that have made it the Maine icon it is today.
Tempt me if you can - Janet Chapman
Publisher: Pocket Star Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 02/23/2010
ISBN-13: 9781416595441
ISBN-10: 1416595449
When he discovers that he has a teenage son, shipping magnate and confirmed bachelor Ben Sinclair is determined to make things right, but his son's aunt, Emma Sands, does not trust him and he must prove to her, with his son's help, that he is ready to be a father.

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