Quarry Books

Quarry Books, an imprint of Indiana University Press, focuses on regional trade books about Indiana and the Midwest. From photography and history to gardening and cooking, from sports and leisure to people and places, Quarry Books explores a myriad of subjects. Books published under this imprint offer fresh perspectives on great regional topics and also bring back into print classic Midwest books. Like the limestone quarries that supplied the cornerstones for America's great buildings, Quarry Books presents the best books the Midwest has to offer--enduring works by authors who know their subjects first-hand.
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Always a River

The Ohio River and the American Experience - Second Edition

Edited by Robert L. Reid

Paperback  $19.95 
ebook  $16.95 
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An American Hometown

Terre Haute, Indiana, 1927

Tom Roznowski, Foreword by Scott Russell Sanders

Paperback  $24.95 
ebook  $21.95 
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An Amish Patchwork

Indiana's Old Orders in the Modern World

Thomas J. Meyers and Steven M. Nolt

Paperback  $19.95 
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The Artists of Brown County

Lyn Letsinger-Miller, Introduction by Rachel Berenson Perry

cloth  $49.95 
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Bean Blossom Dreams

A City Family's Search for a Simple Country Life - With a New Afterword

Sallyann J. Murphey

Paperback  $19.95 
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Bloodroot

Indiana Poems

Norbert Krapf, Photographs by David Pierini

Paperback  $24.95 
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Brown County Mornings

Gary Moore, Foreword by James P. Eagleman

cloth  $40.00 
ebook  $34.99 
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Clay Times Three

The Tale of Three Nashville, Indiana, Potteries

Kathy M. McKimmie

cloth  $29.95 
ebook  $24.95 
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Double-wide

Collected Fiction of Michael Martone

Michael Martone

Paperback  $22.95 
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Dreams of Duneland

A Pictorial History of the Indiana Dunes Region

Kenneth J. Schoon

cloth  $30.00 
ebook  $24.99 
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Driving to Stony Lonesome

Jack Welpott's Indiana Photographs, 1936-1959

Jack Welpott, Foreword by Jo Ann B. Fineman

Paperback  $27.95 
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Historic Preservation in Indiana

Essays from the Field

Edited by Nancy R. Hiller, Photographs by Kristen Clement

Paperback  $25.00 
ebook  $17.99 
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Home Grown Indiana

A Food Lover's Guide to Good Eating in the Hoosier State

Christine Barbour and Scott Hutcheson

Paperback  $16.95 
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Indiana Barns

Marsha Williamson Mohr, Introduction by Duncan Campbell

Paperback  $25.00 
ebook  $24.99 
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Indiana Cooks!

Great Restaurant Recipes for the Home Kitchen

Christine Barbour and Scott Feickert, Photographs by Tom Stio

cloth  $29.95 
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Indiana Covered Bridges

Marsha Williamson Mohr, Foreword by Rachel Berenson Perry

cloth  $30.00 
ebook  $24.99 

Indiana State Parks

A Centennial Celebration

Matt Williams

cloth

(Not yet available)

 $45.00 
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Invisible Presence

A Walk through Indiana in Photographs and Poems

Photographs by Darryl D. Jones, Poems by Norbert Krapf, Foreword by Scott Russell Sanders

cloth  $24.95 
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The Land, the People

Rachel Peden, Drawings by Sidonie Coryn
Foreword by Nancy R. Hiller

Paperback  $19.95 
ebook  $16.95 
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Ligonier

A Photographic Essay

Jeff Moerchen, Introduction by Melissa Dinverno

Paperback  $29.95 
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Limestone Lives

Voices from the Indiana Stone Belt

Katherine Ferrucci

cloth  $35.00 
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The Lotus Dickey Songbook

Second Edition

Nancy C. McEntire, Grey Larsen, and Janne Henshaw, eds., With two articles by Dillon Bustin

Paperback  $39.95 
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Mac's Boys

Branch McCracken and the Legendary 1953 Hurryin' Hoosiers

Jason Hiner

Paperback  $24.95 
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The Magnificent 92 Indiana Courthouses

Revised Edition

Photographs by Will Counts, Text by Jon Dilts

cloth  $39.95 
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Moonlight in Duneland

The Illustrated Story of the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad

Ronald D. Cohen and Stephen G. McShane

Paperback  $24.95 
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The Natural Heritage of Indiana

Edited by Marion T. Jackson

cloth  $49.95 
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The Nature Conservancy's Guide to Indiana Preserves

With photographs by Christopher Jordan and Ron Leonetti, Foreword by Marion T. Jackson

Paperback  $27.95 
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New Harmony Then and Now

Text by Donald E. Pitzer, Photographs by Darryl D. Jones
Foreword by Jane Blaffer Owen and Connie Weinzapfel

cloth  $39.95 
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New Stories from the Midwest

2012

Introduction by Guest Editor John McNally, Edited by Jason Lee Brown and Shanie Latham

Paperback  $30.00 
ebook  $24.99 
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Not Normal, Illinois

Peculiar Fictions from the Flyover

Edited by Michael Martone

Paperback  $22.95 
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Of Woods and Water

A Photographic Journey across Michigan

Ron Leonetti and Christopher Jordan, Foreword by Dave Dempsey

cloth  $34.95 
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Old-Time Music and Dance

Community and Folk Revival

John Bealle

Paperback  $24.95 
ebook  $19.95 
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One Small Town, One Crazy Coach

The Ireland Spuds and the 1963 Indiana High School Basketball Season

Mike Roos

Paperback  $26.00 
ebook  $22.99 
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Painting Indiana

Portraits of Indiana's 92 Counties

Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, Inc., Paintings by Lyle Denney, Robert Eberle, Ronald Mack, Don Russell, and Dan Woodson
County Essays by Earl L. Conn

Paperback  $35.00 
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Painting Indiana II

The Changing Face of Agriculture

Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, Inc. and Center for Agricultural Science and Heritage, Inc., Paintings by Bill Borden, Mark Burkett, Mary Ann Davis, Lynn Dunbar, Bob Farlow, Jeff Klinker, Ron Mack, Nancy Maxwell, Carol Strock-Wasson, Scott Sulliva

cloth  $39.95 
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Painting Indiana III

Heritage of Place

Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, Inc. and Indiana Landmarks, Text by Rachel Berenson Perry

cloth  $40.00 
ebook  $34.99 
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Parke County

Indiana's Covered Bridge Capital

Marsha Williamson Mohr, Foreword by Mike Lunsford
Afterword by Jon Kay

Paperback

(Not yet available)

 $30.00 
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Perennials Short and Tall

A Seasonal Progression of Flowers for Your Garden

Moya L. Andrews, Illustrated by Gillian Harris

Paperback  $19.95 
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Real Stories of Big Cat Rescues

Tales from the Exotic Feline Rescue Center

Melanie Bowlin, With contributions by Audra Masternak
Photographs by Stephen D. McCloud

ebook  $16.95 
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Reid Duffy's Guide to Indiana's Favorite Restaurants

With a Recipe Sampler - Updated Edition

Reid Duffy

Paperback  $17.95 
ebook  $14.35 
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Rivers Revealed

Rediscovering America's Waterways

Jerry M. Hay

Paperback  $19.95 
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Rural Free

A Farmwife's Almanac of Country Living

Rachel Peden, Drawings by Sidonie Coryn
Foreword by Jennifer Meta Robinson

Paperback  $27.00 
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Sailing the Inland Sea

On Writing, Literature, and Land

Susan Neville

Paperback  $19.95 
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Shipshewana

An Indiana Amish Community

Dorothy O. Pratt

cloth  $29.95 
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Showers Brothers Furniture Company

The Shared Fortunes of a Family, a City, and a University

Carrol Krause

Paperback  $25.00 
ebook  $22.99 
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Shrubs Large and Small

Natives and Ornamentals for Midwest Gardens

Moya L. Andrews and Gillian Harris, Illustrated by Gillian Harris

Paperback  $28.00 
ebook  $23.99 
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Songs in Sepia and Black and White

Norbert Krapf, Photographs by Richard Fields

Paperback  $24.00 
ebook  $20.99 
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Speak to the Earth

Pages from a Farmwife's Journal

Rachel Peden, Foreword by Scott Russell Sanders
Drawings by Sidonie Coryn

Paperback  $19.95 
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Steel Giants

Historic Images from the Calumet Regional Archives

Stephen G. McShane and Gary S. Wilk

cloth  $50.00 
ebook  $33.99 
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Swimming with Frogs

Life in the Brown County Hills

Ruth Ann Ingraham

Paperback  $19.95 
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True Brew

A Guide to Craft Beer in Indiana

Rita T. Kohn, Photographs by Kris Arnold

Paperback  $19.95 
ebook  $16.95 
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Unexpected Indiana

A Portfolio of Natural Landscapes

Ron Leonetti and Christopher Jordan

cloth  $35.00 
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Wild Plants in Flower—Wetlands and Quiet Waters of the Midwest

Robert O. Petty and Anne M. Petty, Introduction and Photographs by Torkel Korling with a Foreword by Marion T. Jackson

Paperback  $14.95 
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Wildflowers of Ohio

Second Edition

Robert L. Henn

Paperback  $24.00 
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Wreck of the Carl D.

A True Story of Loss, Survival, and Rescue at Sea

Michael Schumacher

Paperback  $19.95 
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Wry Harvest

An Anthology of Midwest Humor

Edited by Chris Lamb

Paperback  $17.95