Rescue the Earth!: Conversations with the Green Crusaders

Rescue the Earth!: Conversations with the Green Crusaders

by Farley Mowat


View All Available Formats & Editions


Mowat is acknowledged as a world leader in relating humans to the planet they share with other species. His lifetime of writing & experience brings these conversations to powerful life. This book consists of conversations between Mowat & proponents of several of the most active & representative of the combat units in the environmental movement, ranging from a self-styled environmental diplomat to grass-roots guerrilla fighters. A deeply thoughtful book about the real issues of the environmental time bomb. Full of fascinating perspectives guaranteed to get you thinking about your own life & your place on earth.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780771077548
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Publication date: 04/01/1991
Product dimensions: 5.53(w) x 8.87(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Farley Mowat was born in Belleville, Ontario, in 1921, and grew up in Belleville, Trenton, Windsor, Saskatoon, Toronto, and Richmond Hill. He served in World War II from 1940 until 1945, entering the army as a private and emerging with the rank of captain. He began writing for his living in 1949 after spending two years in the Arctic. Since 1949 he has lived in or visited almost every part of Canada and many other lands, including the distant regions of Siberia. He remains an inveterate traveller with a passion for remote places and peoples. He has twenty-five books to his name, which have been published in translations in over twenty languages in more than sixty countries. They include such internationally known works as People of the Deer, The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be, Never Cry Wolf, Westviking, The Boat Who Wouldn’t Float, Sibir, A Whale for the Killing, The Snow Walker, And No Birds Sang, and Virunga: The Passion of Dian Fossey. His short stories and articles have appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, Maclean’s, Atlantic Monthly and other magazines.

From the Hardcover edition.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews