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A wilderness within

the life of Sigurd F. Olson

by David Backes

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Olson, Sigurd F., 1899-,
    • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Conservationists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-376) and index.

      Other titlesLife of Sigurd F. Olson
      StatementDavid Backes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH31.O47 B335 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 387 p. :
      Number of Pages387
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL665270M
      ISBN 100816628424
      LC Control Number97010891

      The Wilderness Within The forest is alive. While visiting fellow writer, Frank Harlan Marshall, Derek Gray senses a palpable dread within Frank’s house and the forest that surrounds it; a subtle, malignant sentience. What should be a joyous event, as they await the surprise arrival of a long-lost friend, comedian “Dizzy Izzy” Haberstein, is fraught [ ]. A Wilderness Within is the first biography of this writer, teacher, and activist who was a harbinger of the opening of America’s ecological consciousness. From opposing the building of roads in the wilderness to preserving America’s most treasured wild rivers, Olson was involved in fierce battles over the environment throughout his by: 7.

        For many of us, however, this wilderness within has been so domesticated and harnessed for its resources that we barely recognize its call. But just as a plot of land can be rewilded by a kind of leaving it alone, so too can we rewild our psyches by ceasing “self-development” and allowing mystery to . Get this from a library! The Wilderness Within: Reflections on Leisure and Life. [Daniel L Dustin] -- "Daniel L. Dustin's fourth edition of The Wilderness Within: Reflections on Leisure and Life is an insightful collection of 39 self-reflective essays about a life devoted to recreation, parks, and.

      MinnPost: A Wilderness Within Septem When David Backes was a disillusioned student at the University of Wisconsin in , he wrote to his hero, environmentalist activist and nature writer Sigurd Olson, who promptly wrote back to say, simply, “Stay in school.”. A Wilderness Within - Free Book (xPost from r/FreeBooksShowcase) Close.


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A Wilderness Within, described by critics as a “smoothly written, congenial biography” (Publishers’ Weekly) won the Small Press Book Award in Backes seeks to trace the origins of Olson’s passionate conservationism, as well as of his many internal conflicts, to his childhood and youth.

A Wilderness Within is the first biography of this writer, teacher, and activist who was a harbinger of the opening of America’s ecological consciousness. From opposing the building of roads in the wilderness to preserving America’s most treasured wild rivers, Olson was involved in fierce battles over the environment throughout his life.

A Wilderness Within is a thrilling read about one of the most under-recognized, yet profoundly devastating forces shaping our world today. This should be required reading in every University, every boardroom and every courthouse in the United States/5(29). The world he knows and loves is gone Lincoln Atwood survived the contagion that wiped out the nine tenths of humanity.

As the last survivor in a secret government bunker and a Delta Force soldier, he knows that the other survivors are scared, angry and dangerous, just like him. After weeks alone with the mummified bodies of his colleagues, he escapes the bunker.

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Publish your book with B&: Lauren Smith. The celebration will include the launch of The Wildness Within along with a major conference symposium, a lecture series featuring legendary environmental figures, and an art exhbit on “the art of advocacy,” which will highlight Brower’s pioneering role in using large-format color photography books as.

Backes (Canoe Country: An Embattled Wilderness, not reviewed) knits together a yeomanly portrait of Olson, a force in the midth-century environmental movement, but someone today's readers may find a bit of a dinosaur.

Olson will best be remembered for authoring such conservationist hymnals as The Singing Wilderness and Reflections from the North Country, where he vented his land aesthetics.

One of the essays in the book, in fact, was originally presented quite literally as a “running talk” during the research symposium to the shock of some and delight of others (“The Wilderness Within: Reflections on a Mile Run”). Dustin’s second offering will delight the.

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Frank Harlan Marshall .Title: A Wilderness Within: The Life of Sigurd F. Olson Author Name: Backes, David Categories: Illustrated Books, Biography & Memoir, Biography, Travel & Adventure, Edition: Special Edition.

1 Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hard Cover Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket.