Nate Pedersen
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Nate Pedersen

NATE PEDERSEN is a librarian, historian, and writer in Oregon. He is the co-author of Quackery: The Worst Ways to Cure Everything with Lydia Kang, forthcoming 10/17/17 from Workman.

Nate is a Community Librarian with Deschutes Public Library and serves on the Board of Directors for the Deschutes County Historical Society & Museum. He is a member-at-large, representing Central Oregon, on the Oregon Heritage Trees Commission. He also lectures frequently on historical topics around the state.

Nate's journalism has appeared in The Art of Manliness, The Guardian, Trail Runner and The Believer. He is a blogger with Fine Books & Collections. His scholarly publications have appeared in the Oregon Historical Quarterly and the Oregon Encyclopedia.

He lives in Bend, Oregon with his wife and two dogs, enjoying spending as much time as possible in the mountains and desert.

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    • Quackery

    • A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything
    • By: Lydia Kang, Nate Pedersen
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
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    What won't we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass. And when strychnine was dosed like Viagra....

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    • By Inna Schickler on 08-09-18

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    • The Starry Wisdom Library

    • The Catalogue of the Greatest Occult Book Auction of All Time
    • By: Nate Pedersen
    • Narrated by: Scott Carrico
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
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    Scholars and book collectors across the country have long pondered the intended fate of the infamous collection of rare occult books left to rot in the Church of Starry Wisdom in Providence....

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    • By CitizenH on 09-24-18

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    • The Mounth Passes

    • A Heritage Guide to the Old Ways Through the Grampian Mountains
    • By: Neil Ramsay, Nate Pedersen
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    Since time immemorial, people have passed through these misty mountains as they traveled between the Scottish lowlands and highlands....

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