Listening for Coyote: A Walk Across Oregon's Wilderness

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A naturalist and conservationist who mapped 1,360 miles of a new Oregon Trail recounts his wilderness expedition and offers vivid descriptions of the unspoiled beauty of the land and the untamed majesty of the wildlife

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Listening for coyote: a walk across Oregon's wilderness

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Trickster coyote, in western Indian lore, is the creative earth spirit. To Sullivan, making a 1360-mile west-to-east walk through Oregon, the coyote represents wilderness and the reason for preserving ... Read full review


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About the author (1988)

A fifth-generation Oregonian, William L. Sullivan has written 7 books about Oregon's outdoors, as well as two books on Oregon history, two adventure memoirs, and three novels. His journal, "Listening for Coyote" was chosen by the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission as one of the 100 most significant books in the state's history.

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