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Author Duncan, David James.

Title My story as told by water : confessions, Druidic rants, reflections, bird-watchings, fish-stalkings, visions, songs and prayers refracting light, from living rivers, in the age of the industrial dark / David James Duncan.

Published San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  333.72 DUNC GD16    AVAILABLE
Physical description 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Wonder Versus Loss -- 1. Valmiki's Palm 3 -- 2. Birdwatching as a Blood Sport 31 -- 3. Non Sense of Place 49 -- 4. Tilt 57 -- 5. Who Owns the West?: Seven Wrong Answers 61 -- 6. Six Henry Stories 81 -- Activism -- 7. Native 99 -- 8. Lake of the Stone Mother 115 -- 9. War for Norman's River 129 -- 10. 1872 Knee-Mining Act & Your Exciting Financial Future! 151 -- 11. Beauty/Violence/Grief/Frenzy/Love: On the Contemplative Versus the Activist Life 167 -- 12. A Prayer for the Salmon's Second Coming 181 -- 13. River Soldiers 215 -- 14. Strategic Withdrawal 221 -- Fishing the Inside Passage -- 15. Idiot Joy 229 -- 16. In Praise of No Guide 233 -- 17. Estuary from an Afterlife 237 -- 18. Fearless Leader 243 -- 19. Khwaja Khadir 249 -- 20. God 263 -- 21. Spirit-Fried No-Name River Brown Trout: A Recipe 273 -- Appendix "The Lives of Tuan Mac Cairill" 283.
Summary The author of "The River Why" brilliantly braids his contemplative, activist and rhapsodic voices to produce a loving tribute to the flora, fauna, and seasonal symphony of his native landscape. "Original, skillful, and funny as hell".--Ian Frazier.
Subject Environmental protection.
Environmentalism.
Environmental policy.
ISBN 1578050499 (alk. paper)