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Titre : A Wilderness Within: The Life of Sigurd F. ...
Éditeur : Univ of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis
Date d'édition : 1997
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine
Edition : Apparent First
387 pp, photo section, unread copy from my personal collection, in mylar. The only flaws I can find are two small chips on the DJ at the top of the spine, Square, tight, clean, from a non-smoking home. This book is likely to require extra postage for overseas shipping which can be very high, so before ordering , contact me so that the postage rate can be agreed upon. ID# MB1. N° de réf. du libraire 012206
Critique: This well-balanced assessment of Sigurd Olson (1899-1982) pays as much attention to his spiritual quest as to his activism in defense of America's natural resources with such groups as The Wilderness Society and the National Parks Association. Olson found a sense of completeness while hiking, canoeing, and hunting in the northern Midwest. He conveys these feelings in influential books such as The Singing Wilderness, which inspired a generation of younger nature writers. David Backes, who knew Olson in his later years, captures his personality and evaluates his achievements in lucid prose.
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