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Running with the Antelope

Running with the Antelope: Life, Fitness, and Grit on the Northern Plains
By Melanie Carvell, foreword by Clay S. Jenkinson

NEW RELEASE!

Melanie Carvell is a gifted athlete who grew up in a small town in southwestern North Dakota in the 1970s. This beautiful memoir tells the story of Melanie's remarkable journey, from the agricultural village of Mott (population 732) to world duathlon and triathlon competitions, a splendid career as a physical therapist, director of the Sanford Women's Health Center in Bismarck, North Dakota, and widely sought after motivational speaker.

$29.95 Hardcover. Call 877-462-8535 to order.

Not All Heroes

Not All Heroes: An Unapologetic Memoir of the Vietnam War 1971-1972
By Gary E. Skogen, Foreword by Clay Jenkinson

This unconventional, un-heroic, and unapologetic memoir tells the story of one man's Vietnam War. Skogen's tour in Vietnam was, as he says, the best year of his life. Living with fellow CID investigators in an isolated hooch, Skogen enforced military drug laws and yet managed to pursue a life of perfect hedonism far from the farm in southwestern North Dakota where he grew up.

$29.95 Hardcover. Call 877-462-8535 to order.

Lewis and Clark Among the Nez Perce

Lewis and Clark Among the Nez Perce: Strangers in the Land of the Nimiipuu
By Allen V. Pinkham and Steven R. Evans, Foreword by Frederick E. Hoxie

This extraordinary new look at Lewis and Clark among the Nez Perce represents a breakthrough in Lewis and Clark studies. With this book, we have our first opportunity for a richly detailed exploration of the relationship between Mr. Jefferson's Corps of Discovery and a single tribe.

$29.95 Hardcover, $19.95 Paperback. Call 877-462-8535 to order.

For the Love of North Dakota and Other Essays: Sundays with Clay in the Bismarck Tribune

For the Love of North Dakota and Other Essays: Sundays with Clay in the Bismarck Tribune
By Clay S. Jenkinson

This collection of essays represents Clay Jenkinson's love song to North Dakota. Jenkinson's North Dakota is not a glossy calendar of serene sunsets and round hay bales. The theme of his work is that North Dakota is an acquired taste, that the Great Plains are beautiful and compelling in all of their moods.

$29.95 Hardcover, $18.95 Paperback. Call 877-462-8535 to order.




The Character of Meriwether Lewis: Explorer in the Wilderness

The Character of Meriwether Lewis: Explorer in the Wilderness
By Clay S. Jenkinson

In this book, author Clay S. Jenkinson provides unique insights into this remarkable American hero, failings and all. With a humanities approach to revealing history, Jenkinson does not shy from frank assessments of this complex and even tormented man.

$29.95 Hardcover, $18.95 Paperback. Call 877-462-8535 to order.

A Free and Hardy Life

A Free and Hardy Life: Theodore Roosevelt's Sojourn in the American West
By Clay S. Jenkinson; Foreword by Douglas Brinkley

This lavishly illustrated book with more than 100 photographs, some never previously published, contains 70 stories, many set in Dakota Territory, about Roosevelt's life as an adventurer, politician, and man of letters.

$45.00 Hardcover. Call 877-462-8535 to order.

Psalms of King David

Psalms of King David
By Alan Sullivan and Seree Cohen Zohar

A fresh translation of seventy-three Psalms of David translated with deep emotion. These lyrical, metrical, and beautiful poems will come alive for some for the first time. Unless you read Hebrew, there can be no better authentic translation of these Psalms.

"David's poems, penned so long ago, are inspired hymns of valor and trust. These inspiring new translations of David's Psalms, with their respect for the original Hebrew, cannot but appeal to the modern reader of poetry." - Yondav Kaploun, Prime Minister's Prize for Hebrew Literature 1996

$24.95 Hardcover. Call 877-462-8535 to order.

Listen to a Prairie Public interview with Poet Timothy Murphy and the Reverend Robert Laliberte on the new translation of the Psalms of King David here.

Mortal Stakes Faint Thunder
Mortal Stakes Faint Thunder
By North Dakota poet, Timothy Murphy

A major American poet who lives on the Great Plains, Timothy Murphy is a fascinating and complicated man and a child of the northern prairie who writes deceptively simple poetry.

Featuring artwork by Charles Beck, this double book is the first of several volumes of his poetry to be published by the Dakota Institute Press.

$19.95 Hardcover, $14.95 Paperback. Call 877-462-8535 to order.

Hunter's Log

Hunter's Log
By North Dakota poet, Timothy Murphy

Hunter's Log is Timothy Murphy's long-awaited book of hunting poetry. With his faithful Labrador, Feeney, Murphy wanders in deep snow along the windbreaks of the Sheyenne and Red River valleys, reciting poetry and firing at the pheasants Feeney flushes.

Featuring cover artwork and illustrations by Eldridge Hardie, this book celebrates 30 years of poetry inspired by the hunting that Timothy so dearly enjoys.

$19.95 Hardcover, $14.95 Paperback. Call 877-462-8535 to order.

Turning Points: a Memoir

Turning Points: a Memoir
By George "Bud" Sinner and Bob Jansen

George "Bud" Sinner was the Governor of North Dakota from 1985-1992, during one of the most difficult periods in modern history. This long-anticipated political and spiritual memoir examines the life and achievement of an extraordinary North Dakotan who was a successful farmer, politician, and a national leader in the Democratic Party.

$29.95 Hardcover, $18.95 Paperback. Call 877-462-8535 to order.







River of Promise: Lewis and Clark on the Columbia
River of Promise: Lewis and Clark on the Columbia
By David L. Nicandri; Foreword by Clay S. Jenkinson

The first publication from The Dakota Institute Press of the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation.

David Nicandri helps fill the significant gap west of the Bitterroot Mountains on the Expedition story. He restores William Clark to his role as primary geographic problem-solver and places the legend of Sacagawea in clearer perspective by focusing on the contributions of Indian leaders in the Columbia River country.

$29.95 Hardcover, $18.95 Paperback. Call 877-462-8535 to order.



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