Chasing Clayoquot: A Wilderness Almanac

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Raincoast Books, 2004 - Nature - 287 pages
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In the manner of Thoreau, naturalist David Pitt-Brooke meditates on one of Earth's last untouched places - Vancouver Island's fabled Clayoquot Sound. This area came to prominence during "Clayoquot Summer," a 1993 protest that resulted in 800 arrests but also halted the region's destruction by logging. Clayoquot Sound encompasses every imaginable landscape, from alpine tundra to old-growth temperate rain forest. Like Barry Lopez did with the north in Arctic Dreams, Pitt-Brooke approaches this wild, magical place by taking readers on an unforgettable journey for each month of the year. Chasing Clayoquot is a profound - and political - trip through an extraordinary environment.

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User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

This is the most luscious book I've read. While non-fiction, you can dream of the virginal places that the author describes throughout an entire year. You will yearn to be at his side, fighting the ... Read full review

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