Philadelphia

Exploring Philly Nature

A Guide for All Four Seasons

Bernard S. Brown

A handy guide for all ages to Philly's urban plants, animals, fungi, and—yes—even slime molds

168 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 131 color photos

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Finished Business

My Fifty Years of Headlines, Heroes, and Heartaches

Ray Didinger

Ray Didinger on following his dream from the bleachers to the Hall of Fame

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 41 halftones

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Fishing the Delaware Valley

George H. Ingram Jr., Robert R Smith, and Robert F Marler Jr.

Fishing tales from the Delaware Valley

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 4 figs., 4 maps

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Flow

The Life and Times of Philadelphia's Schuylkill River

Beth Kephart

An autobiography of the Schuylkill, and a meditation on the river's impact on Philadelphia's history, people, and environment

120 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 18 halftones

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The Forgotten Bottom Remembered

Stories from a Philadelphia Neighborhood

August Tarrier

Stories from an important, if little noticed, neighborhood of Philadelphia

202 pages | 6 x 9 | 84 halftones

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Forgotten Philadelphia

Lost Architecture of the Quaker City

Thomas H. Keels

Lost treasures of Philadelphia architecture come to life again

320 pages | 10 x 8 | 1 figs., 208 halftones

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Forklore

Recipes and Tales from an American Bistro

Ellen Yin

True-life tales and scrumptious recipes from Philly's trendsetting restaurant

288 pages | 8 x 9.25 | 115 color illustrations

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From Puerto Rico to Philadelphia

Puerto Rican Workers and Postwar Economies

Carmen Teresa Whalen

A history of Puerto Rican immigration to Philadelphia

328 pages | 7 x 10 | 23 tables, 12 figures, 28 halftones, 6 maps

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Global Philadelphia

Immigrant Communities Old and New

Edited by Ayumi Takenaka and Mary Osirim

A comprehensive analysis of the processes and consequences of immigration to Philadelphia over time

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 10 figures, 4 halftones, 3 maps

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A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region

Text by Adam Levine, Photographs by Rob Cardillo

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide, chock full of inside information

192 pages | 5.375 x 9.125 | 195 color photos, 1 map

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Hikes Around Philadelphia

Boyd Newman and Linda Newman

An invaluable guide to forty fascinating hikes within a short drive of Philadelphia

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Homecourt

The True Story of the Best Basketball Team You've Never Heard Of

Larry Needle

How a small kid in South Philly embarked on a journey that would take him around the world with the Harlem Globetrotters

72 pages | 5.5 x 8.5

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I Walked with Giants

The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath

Jimmy Heath and Joseph McLaren

A life in music portrayed by an NEA jazz master and his legendary friends

344 pages | 6 x 9 | 35 halftones

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If There Is No Struggle There Is No Progress

Black Politics in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia

Edited by James Wolfinger

Highlighting the creativity, tenacity, and discipline displayed by Black activists in Philadelphia

260 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 20 figures

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The Irish in Philadelphia

Ten Generations of Urban Experience

Dennis Clark

264 pages

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