The Nearby Faraway: A Personal Journey Through the Heart of the West

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Big Earth Publishing, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 231 pages
earth writers, "The Nearby Faraway" reads like an abridged autobiography of the writer's life and travels (both geographical and spiritual). A dedicated naturalist and writer's writer, David Petersen spends a lot of time outdoors in the Rocky Mountain West. His most recent titles include "Ghost Grizzlies" and "A Hunter's Heart".
 

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Contents

1 In the Nearby Faraway
3
2 Wild Things
10
Autumn Aspen Haiku
20
First Storm
22
Winter
24
NATURAL HISTORIES AND POLEMICS
29
The Last Grizzly Slayer from Ghost Grizzlies
31
What the Animals Know
54
OUT THERE
111
A Wilderness of Superstition
113
Baboquivari
125
Raid at Comb Wash Redux
135
A Place Where Spirits Dwell
148
Yellowstone Death Watch
159
Good Times in the Owyhee Badlands
178
Footloose in the North Cascades
193

A Hunters Heart
66
VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS
81
Where Phantoms Come to Brood and Mourn A Tribute to Edward Paul Abbey 19271989
83
Peacocks War
94
Killing Fish with the Milagro Man
103
A Wild and Fierce Freedom
206
Moonshine
221
KneeDeep in Its Absence
226
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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