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1 ANDREWS, CANDICE GAUKEL Travel Wild Wisconsin: A Seasonal Guide To Wildlife Encounters In Natural Places.
The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Milwaukee and London: . s Softcover. Brand new book. 

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2 LEVIN, MATTHEW. Cold War University: Madison And The New Left In The Sixties.
The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Milwaukee and London: . Studies in American Thought and Culture Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 

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3 NORMAN, MICHAEL. Haunted Wisconsin.
Terrace Books, Madison: 2011. Third Edition, s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Eerie accounts and unsolved mysteries from Door County to Dodgeville, from Milwaukee to Madeline Island. Grab a cozy blanket, light a few flickering candles, and enjoy the unnerving tales of Haunted Wisconsin. Gathered from personal interviews with credible eyewitnesses, on-site explorations, historical archives, newspaper reports, and other sources, these scores of reports date from Wisconsin's early settlement days to recent inexplicable events. You'll read about Wisconsin's most famous haunted house, Summerwind; three Milwaukee men who encountered the beautiful ghost of National Avenue; a phantom basketball player; a spectral horse that signaled death in the pioneer era of the Wisconsin Dells; a poltergeist in St. Croix County who attracted a crowd of more than three hundred spectators; the Ridgeway Ghost who haunts the driftless valleys of southwestern Wisconsin; a swinging railroad lantern held by unseen hands; the Ghost Island of the Chippewa Flowage; and many others. Are ghosts real? That's for you to decide! This edition contains updates and several new accounts, Haunted Wisconsin remains a favorite collection of unexplained midwestern tales, enjoyed by readers of all ages. Michael Norman coauthored the first edition of Haunted Wisconsin in 1980 with the late Beth Scott. They also coauthored Haunted Heartland, Haunted America, Historic Haunted America, and Haunted Heritage. His own books include Haunted Homeland and The Nearly Departed: Minnesota Ghost Stories and Legends. Norman is professor emeritus of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a former newspaper and radio journalist. 
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4 PURNELL, THOMAS; RAIMY, ERIC & SALMONS, JOSEPH (EDITORS). Wisconsin Talk: Linguistic Diversity In The Badger State.
The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Milwaukee and London: . Language and Folklore of the Upper Midwest Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Yah, it's true! Wisconsin is one of the most linguistically interesting places in North America. Wisconsin is one of the most linguistically rich places in North America. It has the greatest diversity of American Indian languages east of the Mississippi, including Ojibwe and Menominee from the Algonquian language family, Ho-Chunk from the Siouan family, and Oneida from the Iroquoian family. French place names dot the state's map. German, Norwegian, and Polish—the languages of immigrants in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—are still spoken by tens of thousands of people, and the influx of new immigrants speaking Spanish, Hmong, and Somali continues to enrich the state's cultural landscape. These languages and others (Walloon, Cornish, Finnish, Czech, and more) have shaped the kinds of English spoken around the state. Within Wisconsin's borders are found three different major dialects of American English, and despite the influences of mass media and popular culture, they are not merging—they are dramatically diverging. An engaging survey for both general readers and language scholars, Wisconsin Talk brings together perspectives from linguistics, history, cultural studies, and geography to illuminate why language matters in our everyday lives. The authors highlight such topics as: • words distinctive to the state • how recent and earlier immigrants have negotiated cultural and linguistic challenges • the diversity of bilingual speakers that enriches our communities • how maps can convey the stories of language • the relation of Wisconsin's Indian languages to language loss worldwide. "An essential resource for anyone interested in understanding both the uniqueness and diversity of Wisconsin's cultural heritage and context."—Robert Ostergren, coeditor of Wisconsin Land and Life Thomas Purnell is associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his research examines the interface between phonetics and phonology with a focus on regional pronunciation. Eric Raimy is associate professor of English language and linguistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is coeditor of Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology and Handbook of the Syllable. Joseph Salmons is the Lester W. J. "Smoky" Seifert Professor of Germanic Linguistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is author of A History of German: What the Past Reveals about Today's Language and executive editor of Diachronica: International Journal for Historical Linguistics. 
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5 PURNELL, THOMAS; RAIMY, ERIC & SALMONS, JOSEPH (EDITORS). Wisconsin Talk: Linguistic Diversity In The Badger State.
The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Milwaukee and London: . Language and Folklore of the Upper Midwest Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 

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6 QUINNEY, RICHARD. Of Time And Place: A Farm In Wisconsin.
Borderland Books: 2005. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is the story of several generations that once lived on these few acres of rolling hills and wetlands in a corner of southern Wisconsin. The book concludes with a photgraphic survey of the artifacts that remain on the farm. The author demonstrates that out lives continue - in body, mind, and spirit - from the lives of those who came before us. 
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7 WEBER, MAGILL. Door County Outdoors: A Guide To The Best Hiking, Biking, Paddling, Beaches, And Natural Places.
University of Wisconsin Press, Madison: 2011. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Find adventure amidst Door County's scenic beauty. A picturesque peninsula with 298 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, state parks, forests, and cozy inns, Door County is one of the Midwest's prime tourist attractions. Magill Weber explores the many recreational opportunities available to visitors, including secret spots known only to locals and longtime seasonal residents. Wisconsin native Janet Mrazek contributes 125 detailed and easy-to-follow maps. With suggestions of more than 150 scenic hikes, biking and paddling routes, end-of-the-road beaches, lighthouses, and wildlife-watching sites, and descriptions of the local flora and fauna, Door County Outdoors is the ultimate guide for active travelers and nature enthusiasts. Magill Weber, who grew up in Wisconsin, has spent extensive time in Door County hiking, biking, sailing, kayaking, and birding. She is a project director for The Nature Conservancy in California. "As I read, I exclaimed several times, 'Oh, we have to hike this trail! We should paddle this route!' I thought I knew Door County, but Magill Weber suggests all sorts of new natural treasures to explore. The information will make the Midwest's many nature lovers quite happy." —Lynne Diebel, coauthor of Green Travel Guide to Southern Wisconsin and Green Travel Guide to Northern Wisconsin 
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8 WILSON, CRAIG M. (PHOTOGRAPHY); NICASTRO, BRENT (FOREWORD). Hanging By A Thread: A Kite's View Of Wisconsin.
University of Wisconsin Press, Madison: 2011. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This full-color book of photographs records Wisconsin from an unusual viewpoint: a camera suspended from a kite and controlled by photographer Craig M. Wilson from the ground. Taken from fifty to a few hundred feet in the air, Wilson's photos capture natural and man-made views that wouldn't otherwise be possible. The result is a vibrant collection that captures Wisconsin in all its shifting beauty in landscapes and cityscapes, festivals, Door County's lighthouses, Milwaukee's neighborhoods, and the crowd at a Badger football game. Captions are provided in English, Spanish, German, and Mandarin Chinese. Craig M. Wilson has been a kite flyer and builder since 1983. He uses his large kites to lift radio-controlled camera equipment. He has flown his kites and camera system and exhibited his photographs in France, Germany, England, Japan, Belgium, Holland, South Africa, and many locations in Canada and the United States. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin. "If you think Wisconsin is beautiful from ground level, you ought to see it from the window seat of Wilson's kite."—Dennis McCann, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
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