First published in 2004, and now with a new introduction by the author and a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., this book of natural history, environmentalism, and politics explores one of the Earth's last primeval places: Clayoquot Sound. Pitt-Brooke takes the reader on 12 journeys, one for each month of the year. Each journey covers the outstanding natural event of that...more
It is poetic at times, horrifically threatened and a world unto its own. My own experiences as a sea kayaker...more
If you are a treehugger (even at heart), a well-intended hippie, or a fan of Julia Butterfly Hill, this is a must read!!!!
Slowest read in awhile. Some parts shine, only to be mired in pointless narrative.
- this book is only 287 pages, but it has taken almost a month to get through. There are moments when the writing is evocative and worth reading; however, overall, the text needs an editor. There are much better naturalist-oriented books out there.