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Montana Road & Recreation Atlas
by Benchmark Maps
Large-scale Landscape MapsTM and a complete 30-page Recreation Guide make it the ideal planning tool for any outdoor adventure. Benchmark field-checkers drove thousands of miles to make sure the Montana Road & Recreation Atlas is the most accurate and reliable map product.
by Genevieve Rowles
November 2009, kindle edition, 2948 KB
Offering coverage of the history, culture, geography and climate, this book also looks at wilderness trips in Montana, USA. Areas featured include Flathead and Clearwater Mountains, and fly-fishing, Nordic skiing, rock-hounding and overnight hiking excursions are all covered.
Lovers' Guide to Montana: Best Local Specialties, Markets, Recipes,
Restaurants & Events
by Seabring Davis
January 2006, paperback, 304 pages
This book provides the inside scoop on the best places to enjoy. With delectable regional recipes from the renowned kitchens of Montana's iconic eateries, old saloons, diners, and elegant dining rooms, this is the ultimate resource for food lovers. Order now...
Montana and Wyoming, 8th Edition
by Eric Peterson
May 2010, paperback, 448 pages
All the highlights, from Yellowstone, Glacier, and Grand Teton National Parks to small old-west towns. Also get in-depth advice on planning an active vacation to the area, recommendations on planning a successful family vacation; and how to make the most of your time in the West.
Bed & Breakfast Guide & Cookbook
by Janet Ollila Colberg and Steve Colberg
January 2010, kindle edition, 288 pages
Homes with descriptions from all six travel regions of Montana. Cookbook of 115 kitchen-tested recipes from bed and breakfast hosts. Over 380 photos of homes, hosts and features. Names, addresses, contact numbers, maps and web sites for featured bed and breakfast homes.
Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff, 2nd Edition (Curiosities Series)
by Ednor Therriault
April 2016, paperback, 256 pages
This guide highlights the most offbeat and oddest people, places, and events of the Treasure State. This book is in full color and features maps so you can easily locate the state's quirky destinations.
Off the Beaten Path, 9th Edition: A Guide to Unique Places
by Ednor Therriault and Michael McCoy
May 2015, paperback, 192 pages
Discover the hidden attractions, unusual locales, unique finds and quirky cultural tidbits; all the interesting stuff you'd want to see and experience if you only knew about them.
9th Edition (Moon Handbooks)
by Judy Jewell and W.C. McRae
June 2015, Paperback, 488 pages
This guide has complete information about all of Big Sky Country, from Yellowstone National Park to the eastern prairies of the state, to help the traveler plan a memorable vacation.
by Chuck Haney, Photographer and John Lambing, Photographer
September 2008, hardcover, 120 pages
This coffee table book is a collection of high quality photographs offering an insider's view into what makes Montana's Big Sky Country so unforgettable.
An American Romance
by Jonathan Raban
October 1997, Paperback, 416 pages, reprint edition, (non-fiction)
Part history, part modern-day travelogue, the story of the settlement of the dry plains in eastern Montana and the Dakotas around 1911 - 1920, told with elegance, ironic humor, and the imaginative empathy of a fellow immigrant.
Montana Cowboy: Legends of the
Big Sky Country
by David R. Stoecklein (Photographer), Patrick Dawson (Illustrator), Dave Powell (Illustrator)
August 1998, 2nd edition, Hardback, 276 pages, (non-fiction)
Featuring the photography of David R. Stoecklein, this book tells the story of those mixed-luck, big-hearted people who have been galloping along the range, pushing the cattle in Montana for more than a century. The history and differences in geography of the state are told by Montana native, Pat Dawson.
High, Wide, and Handsome
by Joseph Kinsey Howard, A. B. Guthrie (Designer)
February 1983, reprint edition, Paperback, 347 pages, (non-fiction)
This is not a "definitive history" as Howard himself stated, but a personal narrative of what matters. A must for history buffs.
Cowboy Way: Seasons of a Montana
by David McCumber
March 2000, 352 pages, Paperback, (autobiography)
At midlife, McCumber abandoned "corporate striving" in California and spent a year learning what it means to be a real cowboy at one of Montana's largest ranches.
Death of Jim Loney
by James Welch
November 1987, reprint edition, 179 pages, Paperback, (fiction)
Jim Loney is a half-breed Indian living in a small Montana town. He's 35 years old, and he's slowly going mad. A compelling story of the modern American Indian who is caught between his past and present.
Ride With Me,
by Ivan Doig
November 1991, reprint edition, Paperback, (fiction)
With a plot that involves a road trip in which the main characters intend to document Montana's centennial celebration, you are guaranteed to get a good feel for the place in an easy read. The language used by the characters is fascinating, although I found each did not have a distinctive voice. Doug writes from the heart and has a fine sense of history, and this well-researched novel is the final volume in his McCaskill trilogy.
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