Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table

Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table

by Langdon Cook


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ISBN-13: 9781101882887
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/30/2017
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 640,830
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Langdon Cook is the author of The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America, winner of the Pacific Northwest Book Award, and Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager. His writing has appeared in numerous newspapers, magazines, and online journals. A nominee for the 2016 James Beard Award, Cook lives in Seattle.

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Table of Contents

Map xiii

Chapter 1 Coming Out of the Woodwork on Copper River Day 3

Chapter 2 Thirteen Seconds 17

Chapter 3 The Case of the Missing Adipose Fin 36

Chapter 4 Bridge of the Gods 55

Chapter 5 Of Zombies and Strongholds 68

Chapter 6 Last Run of the Midnight Express 91

Chapter 7 A Tenebrous Future 120

Chapter 8 The Reef Netter's Off-Season 146

Chapter 9 The Ballad of Lonesome Larry 169

Chapter 10 Attack of the Killer Blob 191

Chapter 11 Cocktail Hour on the Kispiox 218

Chapter 12 Make Way for the Floodplain Fatties 242

Chapter 13 Herding the Pinks 264

Chapter 14 Rhythm of the River 284

Acknowledgments 307

When a Trout is a Salmon: A Note on Taxonomy 311

Selected Bibliography 313

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