Open Horizons / Edition 1

Open Horizons / Edition 1

by Sigurd F. Olson, Leslie C. Kouba
     
 

Open Horizons is Olson's autobiography, and in it he recalls his youth on a remote Wisconsin farm, his summers as a wilderness canoe guide, his thousands of miles of travel through the wilds of the United States and Canada, and his decades-long conservation battles. Throughout, Olson makes a compelling case for preserving the wilderness. He puts forth his own life as… See more details below

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Open Horizons is Olson's autobiography, and in it he recalls his youth on a remote Wisconsin farm, his summers as a wilderness canoe guide, his thousands of miles of travel through the wilds of the United States and Canada, and his decades-long conservation battles. Throughout, Olson makes a compelling case for preserving the wilderness. He puts forth his own life as an example of how nature can have a spiritual effect on the human soul, and proposes diligence on behalf of those who fight to conserve our forests, wetlands, and dunes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816630370
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
246
Sales rank:
880,236
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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