Edited by Jennifer M. Ross-Nazzal ’04 PhD History
Texas A&M University Press: 2022
One made the coffee every morning. “That was just standard operating procedure,” she explains, noting one boss never called her by her name. It was always “Young Lady.”
Another, in her first job out of high school, babysat for astronauts after work. Still another, a mathematician, was asked to fill in for two weeks for a secretary who was on her honeymoon. When she … » More …
University of Washington Press: 2022
His father slapped him, commanding him to tend to his chores. Instead, the 18-year-old marched into the farmhouse where he lived with his parents and siblings, grabbed his father’s rifle, and shot him in the back of the head before turning the weapon on his mother and a community member who had stopped to chat.
The more historian Peter Boag learned about the killing in west Linn County—and its place in the larger social … » More …
Rob Phillips ’78 Comm.
Latah Books: 2020
A father and son snag a black bear near Chinook Pass during their first hunt of the season and come across human remains—an ear among the animal’s stomach contents. Luke McCain, a Yakima-based Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife officer who also just happens to be a WSU alum, is called to the scene along with his trusty sidekick.
Jack, a yellow Labrador retriever, leads McCain and a crew of sheriff’s deputies … » More …