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Hard Times in Paradise: Coos Bay, Oregon, 1850-1986

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Blessed with vast expanses of virgin timber, a good harbor, and a San Francisco market for its lumber, the Coos Bay area once dubbed itself "a poor man's paradise." A new Prologue and Epilogue by the author bring this story of gyppo loggers, longshoremen, millwrights, and whistle punks into the twenty-first century, describing Coos Bay's transition from timber town to a re ...more
Paperback, 16 pages
Published November 1st 1988 by University of Washington Press (first published 1988)
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A good read that puts local history and economic forces into the context of global economic dynamics.
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