The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist by Christopher Angus
The inspiring biography of an Adirondack legend whose tireless efforts are credited with much of today's preservation policies in the Adirondacks.
|Publisher:||Syracuse University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Christopher Angus writes essays, reviews, and commentary for many publications and is book review editor for Adirondac. He is the author of Reflections from Canoe Country: Paddling the Waters of the Adirondacks and Canada, published by Syracuse University Press.
Table of Contents
|1.||A Death on Upper Saranac||3|
|2.||The Shanty Years||7|
|3.||To Catch a Fish for Fun||15|
|6.||Bicycles, Planes, and Global Warming||51|
|8.||Leadership and the CCC||79|
|9.||A New Passion and a Dual Career||88|
|10.||A Woodchuck Goes to War||98|
|11.||Cat Drops in Borneo||111|
|12.||A Ranger at Heart||117|
|13.||Odd Man Out at Cranberry Lake||124|
|14.||Ranger at Large||135|
|15.||Into the Fire||142|
|16.||Warming Up to Controversy||156|
|17.||Laurance's Modest Proposal||164|
|18.||A Walk in the Woods||172|
|20.||Wilderness Battle Lines||187|
|21.||Back on the Job||196|
|22.||Taking It Easy||206|
|23.||"A Good Soul"||214|
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The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
This man led an extraordinary life. This book captures it well. As well as an incredible history lesson of the Adirondacs.