Carlos Schwantes takes the reader on a voyage of discovery along the Great River of the West -- the Columbia. Through his personal text and photographs, along with additional color photographs by Steve Eltinge and Ralph Lee Hopkins, Schwantes tells a story expressing the essence of the Columbia River and its personality and living characteristics as a river at once beautiful, changeable, and wildly dangerous. The Columbia River begins its journey to the Pacific Ocean in the melting snow of the Rocky Mountains of British ...

Columbia River: Gateway to the West 2000, University of Idaho Press

ISBN-13: 9780893012182