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Wild Moments: Adventures with Animals of the North (Paperback)
It is nearly impossible to live in Alaska without being influenced by its natural environment. Residents have no choice but to coexist with the Alaska wilderness and its animal inhabitants, and this extraordinary experience along with the stunning landscape is what often draws people to Alaska. "Wild Moments "offers a fascinating range of creative nonfiction essays that describe the chance meetings that bring Alaska residents face to face with their animal neighbors. These imaginative accounts speak to the ability of nature to transform the human experience, and the authors urge us through their works to protect these often threatened creatures who share our planet.
The contributors to this collection include some of Alaska's most prestigious nature writers, such as Peggy Shumaker, Ned Rozell, Nick Jans, Debbie S. Miller, Craig Childs, Richard Nelson, and Drew Pogge. "Wild Moments" presents some of the best and most innovative nonfiction writing in an environmental context, and it will be of interest to all readers with a passion and concern for the natural world.
About the Author
Michael Engelhard has authored and edited several books of nature writing, including "Redrock Almanac" and "Where the Rain Children Sleep." A cultural anthropologist by training, he migrates between the Colorado Plateau and Alaska, where he works as a wilderness guide.