Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Whole Forest for a Backyard: A Gunflint Trail Wilderness Memoir” as Want to Read:
The Whole Forest for a Backyard: A Gunflint Trail Wilderness Memoir
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Whole Forest for a Backyard: A Gunflint Trail Wilderness Memoir

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Crafted with an honest sensitivity, this charming book reflects the perspective of a small, free-range boy with a large imagination reared in one of our nations most cherished wilderness areas. It is mostly about the author s growing up years in the 1950s and 1960s at the resort his parents owned thirty-two miles into the boreal forest from the town of Grand Marais, ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published June 1st 2013 by North Star Press of St. Cloud
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Whole Forest for a Backyard, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Whole Forest for a Backyard

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-9)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Carol
Jun 17, 2016 Carol rated it really liked it
This book is about Tim McDonnell growing up at Gateway Lodge on Hungry Jack Lake in northeastern Minnesota. It was fun for me to read as my family has a cabin not far from the lodge. I knew so many of the places he talked about and had experienced many of the same adventures. Since I am older than Tim, the area was even more primitive when I was a child. I am in the process of writing a memoir of growing up at the cabin and wanted to see how Tim approached his memoir.
Sandra
Sandra rated it it was ok
Apr 18, 2016
Carmen
Carmen rated it really liked it
Apr 08, 2015
North Star Press
North Star Press rated it it was amazing
Dec 02, 2016
Carol Jensen
Apr 16, 2016 Carol Jensen rated it it was amazing
This is a great book for anyone who is an outdoors person.
Michael
Michael marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2013
Emily
Emily added it
May 24, 2015
Elyse
Elyse marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2016
Lisa
Lisa marked it as to-read
May 13, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book