Robert Michael Pyle, Wintergreen: Rambles in a Ravaged Land – 30th Anniversary Edition

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 7:00pm

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1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

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*Join us for this FREE Lit Live! event -- meet the author and get your book signed!*

With David Guterson
Part of the Nature of Writing Series, in partnership with North Cascades Institute

Join Robert Michael Pyle and David Guterson for a reading and discussion celebrating the 30th Anniversary edition of Pyle’s award-winning Natural History classic, Wintergreen. In the Willapa Hills of southwest Washington, both the human and the forest communities are threatened with extinction. Virtually every acre of the hills has been logged, often repeatedly, in the past hundred years, endangering both the land and the people, leaving dying towns as well as a devastated ecosystem. Weaving vivid portraits of the place and its inhabitants - animal, plant, and human - with the story of his own love affair with the hills, Robert Michael Pyle’s book is so even-handed in its passion that it has been celebrated by those who make their living with a chain saw as well as by environmentalists.

Robert Michael Pyle is the author of eighteen books, including Chasing MonarchsThe Thunder Tree: Lessons from an Urban WildlandSky Time in Gray’s River: Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place and the recent poetry collection Evolution of the Genus Iris. A Yale-trained ecologist and a Guggenheim fellow, he is a full-time writer and naturalist living in the Willapa Hills of southwestern Washington.

David Guterson is the author of the novels East of the MountainsOur Lady of the ForestThe OtherEd King, and Snow Falling on Cedars, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award; two story collections, The Country Ahead of Us, the Country Behind and Problems With People; a poetry collection, Songs for a Summons; a memoir, Descent; and Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense. He lives with his family on Bainbridge Island in Washington State.

**Don't miss Pyle's Chuckanut Writers later that same day: Conjuring Words from the Land.

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Wintergreen: Rambles in a Ravaged Land Cover Image
By Robert Michael Pyle, David Guterson (Introduction by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781940436234
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Published: Pharos Editions - October 13th, 2015

Chasing Monarchs: Migrating with the Butterflies of Passage Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780300203875
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yale University Press - April 29th, 2014

Thunder Tree: Lessons from an Urban Wildland Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780870716027
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Oregon State University Press - April 15th, 2011

Evolution of the Genus Iris Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780991146543
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Published: Lost Horse Press - May 21st, 2014

Sky Time in Gray's River: Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780618919796
Availability: Special Order
Published: Mariner Books - January 1st, 2008

Snow Falling on Cedars: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679764021
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - September 26th, 1995

Ed King (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307455901
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage - July 24th, 2012

East of the Mountains (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781400032655
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Published: Vintage - July 8th, 2003

The Other (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307274816
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2009