William Sullivan

Biography

The author of 3 novels and nearly a dozen nonfiction books, Sullivan earned an English degree at Cornell University, studied linguistics in Heidelberg,Germany, and completed a master's degree in German literature at the University of Oregon. His adventure memoir of a 1000-mile walk through Oregon's wilderness, "Listening for Coyote" was hailed as "an American classic" by Alison Lurie and chosen one of Oregon's 100 books. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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Listening For Coyote
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An American classic, this adventure memoir tells the story of a 1000-mile hike across Oregon's wilderness in 1985. Sullivan is held at gunpoint by a marijuana grower, poisons himself with mushrooms, and hikes 40 miles a day through Hells Canyon trying to outrun snowstorms. But he also encounters the spirit of the wilderness -- Coyote, the legendary trickster god.
The Case of D.B. Cooper's Parachute
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 134,630. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Portland police detective Neil Ferguson uncovers a series of puzzling and threatening clues that lead to the identity of D.B. Cooper, the mysterious man who hijacked a plane and parachuted with $200,000 in 1971. But when Ferguson delves deeper into a web of blackmail and murder, he realizes there may in fact be two D.B. Coopers.
Cabin Fever
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,910. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When William L. Sullivan and his wife Janell built a log cabin in the wilds of Oregon's Coast Range, they were swept up in 25 summers of back-to-the-earth adventure, felling trees with a crosscut saw and confronting beaver in the refrigerator. Along the way they raised a family and puzzled out a murder mystery that had haunted their roadless homestead for decades.
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Giant earthquakes and tsunamis devastate western Oregon every 300 to 600 years. The last one hit in 1700, so we're due anytime. This informative, entertaining book tells the stories of Oregon's past floods, fires, and eruptions. Then it investigates the cycles behind our natural disasters and takes a look at what may happen when the next "Big One" strikes.
Hiking Oregon's History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This engaging history tells the stories behind 56 of the state's most interesting historic sites -- from a desert cave with 14,000-year-old artifacts to Lewis and Clark's route, gold mining ghost towns, and haunted lighthouses. The book also suggests optional hiking trips so you can see the sites yourself.
A Deeper Wild
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A rollicking saga of the Oregon frontier, this novel is based on the true adventures and conflicting loves of Joaquin Miller, the Pony Express rider and Gold Rush miner who galloped to world-wide fame as the "Poet of the Sierras."
The Ship in the Hill
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,560. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on the true story of a Viking burial ship unearthed on a Norwegian farm in 1904, this historical novel alternates chapters between the archeologists and the Viking queen who sailed the ship a thousand years earlier.
The Case of Einstein's Violin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,310. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Ana Smyth inherits Albert Einstein's violin case and sells it on eBay, she suddenly finds herself dodging international spies. A tip that her long-dead father may be alive sends her racing through Europe to discover her family's past——and a lost formula for quantum gravity.

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