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Indian Creek Chronicles

Indian Creek Chronicles Author Pete Fromm
ISBN-10 0312422725
Release 2003-10-17
Pages 208
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The author relates his experiences when he took a job with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to watch millions of salmon eggs one winter in an isolated area of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.



The Names of the Stars

The Names of the Stars Author Pete Fromm
ISBN-10 9781250101693
Release 2016-09-27
Pages 320
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Winner of Honor Book for the 2016 Montana Book Award At twenty years old, Pete Fromm heard of a job babysitting salmon eggs, seven winter months alone in a tent in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Leaping at this chance to be a mountain man, with no experience in the wilds, he left the world. Thirteen years later, he published his beloved memoir of that winter, Indian Creek Chronicles —Into the Wild with a twist. Twenty five years later, he was asked to return to the wilderness to babysit more fish eggs. But no longer a footloose twenty year old, at forty-five, he was the father of two young sons. He left again, alone, straight into the heart of Montana’s Bob Marshall wilderness, walking a daily ten mile loop to his fish eggs through deer and elk and the highest density of grizzly bears in the lower 48 states. The Names of the Stars is not only a story of wilderness and bears but also a trek through a life lived at its edges, showing how an impulsive kid transformed into a father without losing his love for the wilds. From loon calls echoing across Northwood lakes to the grim realities of life guarding in the Nevada desert, through the isolation of Indian Creek and years spent running the Snake and Rio Grande as a river ranger, Pete seeks out the source of this passion for wildness, as well as explores fatherhood and mortality and all the costs and risks and rewards of life lived on its own terms.



Ridgerunner

Ridgerunner Author Richard Ripley
ISBN-10 0960356649
Release 1987-01-01
Pages 165
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Ridgerunner has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ridgerunner also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ridgerunner book for free.



As Cool As I Am

As Cool As I Am Author Pete Fromm
ISBN-10 9781429974141
Release 2007-04-01
Pages 272
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As a teenager pretty much left to raise herself, Lucy Diamond is a narrator with a radiant yet guarded heart. As she races at breakneck pace toward womanhood, everything is at stake for her, producing an urgency and dread that she holds at bay with humor and grace. But while Lucy charges ahead, her mother's youth is fading. Simultaneously embracing and resisting their similarities, Fromm reveals both women's emotional vulnerabilities and their deep mutual need. Conveyed through dialogue that is both laugh-aloud-funny and true, Lucy stands out in contemporary literature for her large heart and inimitable grit.



Arctic Homestead

Arctic Homestead Author Norma Cobb
ISBN-10 1429972203
Release 2003-02-24
Pages 320
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In 1973, Norma Cobb, her husband Lester and the their five children, the oldest of whom was nine years old and the youngest, twins, barely one, pulled up stakes in the lower 48 and headed north to Alaska to follow a pioneer dream of claiming land under the Homestead Act. The only land available lay north of Fairbanks near the Arctic Circle where grizzlies outnumbered humans twenty to one. In addition to fierce winters and predatory animals, the Alaskan frontier drew the more unsavory elements of society's fringes. From the beginning, the Cobbs found themselves pitted in a life or death feud with unscrupulous neighbors who would rob from new settlers, attempt to burn them out, shoot them and jump their claim. The Cobbs were chechakos, tenderfeet, in a lost land that consumed even toughened settlers. Everything, including their "civilized" past, conspired to defeat them. They constructed a cabin--and first snow collapsed the roof. They built too near the creek and spring breakup threatened to flood them out. Bears prowled the nearby woods, stalking the children and Lester Cobb would leave for months at a time in search of work. But through it all, they survived on the strength of Norma Cobb--a woman whose love for her family knew no bounds and whose courage in the face of mortal danger is an inspiration to us all. Arctic Homestead is her story.



More Readings from One Man s Wilderness

More Readings from One Man s Wilderness Author John Branson
ISBN-10 9781616085544
Release 2012-03
Pages 496
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“Dick Proenneke may have been short in stature, but he stood mighty tall in the hearts and minds of everyone who knew him.” —Jay Hammond, former governor of Alaska



The Final Frontiersman

The Final Frontiersman Author James Campbell
ISBN-10 0743453131
Release 2004
Pages 303
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Campbell chronicles his cousin's amazing life and adventures in the wilds of Alaska, creating a powerful, real-life epic of triumph and tragedy.



The Stars the Snow the Fire

The Stars  the Snow  the Fire Author John Meade Haines
ISBN-10 155597306X
Release 2000-03-01
Pages 162
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In this wilderness classic, the quintessential Alaskan frontiersman relates his experiences from over twenty years as a hoemsteader. As New York Newsday has said of his work, If Alaska had not existed, Haines might well have invented it.''



Winter

Winter Author Rick Bass
ISBN-10 0395611504
Release 1992-01
Pages 162
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This book is a classic celebration of winter in a remote Montana valley.



One Woman s River

One Woman s River Author Ellen Kolbo McDonah
ISBN-10 0996245103
Release 2016-03-28
Pages 432
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In 2014 paddling artist Ellen Kolbo McDonah packed her paints and pencils for the 2,552 mile creative odyssey of a lifetime; a solo source to sea descent of the Mississippi River in a kayak named Inspiration. Includes 42 color paintings, 69 drawings, Glossary.



Lost in the Taiga

Lost in the Taiga Author Vasiliĭ Peskov
ISBN-10 UVA:X002528396
Release 1994
Pages 254
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Describes the Lykovs, a family of fundamentalists, who have survived in Siberia for more than fifty years



Smokies Chronicle

Smokies Chronicle Author Ben Anderson
ISBN-10 9780895876935
Release 2017-06-27
Pages 183
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Since its creation in 1934, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has become the most heavily visited of all our national parks, with yearly visitation sometimes surpassing 10 million people. To many, the Smokies are among the loveliest and most interesting mountains anywhere, favored by a remarkable biodiversity owing mostly to copious precipitation, elevation variation, and remnants of the most recent ice age. In the park, one finds a variety of trees and plants similar to that of the entire 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail from north Georgia to central Maine. As the national park system celebrated its centennial in 2016, Ben Anderson decided to explore and closely observe, across the seasons, as much of the nation’s most popular national park as practicable during the year. On the three or four hikes he took each month, he revisited a number of trails he was familiar with from previous hiking and backpacking excursions, often through his role as a Smokies backcountry volunteer for more than 20 years. Even on familiar trails, he sought a greater perspective and deeper insight into the park. In Smokies Chronicle, Anderson offers observations on natural and human history, mountain culture, geography, geology, flora and fauna. The book also deftly blends the personal with the universal in a compelling mix of entries from the backcountry. Although this book can be used as a helpful trail guide, it also provides a fresh look and an engaging narrative about our most heavily visited national park, through the eyes and ears of a writer who has an extensive history with the park.



We Took to the Woods

We Took to the Woods Author Louise Dickinson Rich
ISBN-10 0892727365
Release 2007
Pages 325
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First published in 1942, the story of the Rich family documents how they relocated to the woodland settlement of Middle Dam, Maine to raise their family in the remote backcountry, in an account that traces their adjustment and adventures in a pure rural environment. Reprint.



The Rockies in First Person

The Rockies in First Person Author Ronald E. McFarland
ISBN-10 UOM:39015077662602
Release 2008
Pages 209
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This study focuses on 10 memoirs from the northern U.S. Rockies. By comparing memoirs representing states that share similar demographic and socio-economic characteristics, this historic and literary analysis reveals both commonalities and divergences among American Western memoirs.



The Yellowstone Wolves

The Yellowstone Wolves Author Gary Ferguson
ISBN-10 1560445009
Release 1996
Pages 174
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Naturalist Gary Ferguson charts wolf reintroduction in the nation's first national park.



Field Stream

Field   Stream Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015025830897
Release 1995
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Field Stream has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Field Stream also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Field Stream book for free.



Books in Print

Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015062097749
Release 2005
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.