"The sun climbs over the pines. Over the spruces. Over Saganaga, Kabetogama, Nistowiak, Namew, Athabaska. And ten thousand other places with no names. The North Woods calls. The river pulls, the paddle whispers. I listen. And gradually...gradually the mist burns away."And so begins a journey - not only an exploration of rapids, lakes, and forests, but also an inner journey of discovery. Through poetic text and drawings, woven gracefully with quotes by John Muir, Walking Buffalo, Sigurd F. Olson, Henry David Thoreau, and others, Douglas Wood traces a journey by paddle and canoe that renews the spirit.
|Publisher:||University of Minnesota Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Douglas Wood is the author of the environmental fable, Old Turtle, winner of several national awards. Musician, artist, performer, poet, and wilderness guide, he has produced nine albums of environmentally focused Earth Songs and created the meditation series Wilderness Daydreams. Douglas and his wife, Kathy, live with their two sons near the Mississippi River in Sartell, Minnesota.