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Living with the Adirondack Forest
In the land use controversy that has led people to pour sand in the gas tanks of logging trucks and set barns on fire, some voices have still not been heard. Catherine Henshaw Knott listened to people with divergent views of the forest: Native Americans for whom it is tribal land and visitors for whom it is scenery, residents who hunt for food and sportsmen who shoot deer ...more
Published March 17th 1998 by Cornell University Press
(first published March 1st 1998)
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Fact and fiction? Yes, this book is all about facts, but some of the people interviewed spoke so much like the characters in a beloved novel ("Christy" by Catherine Marshall) that reading this nonfiction book by local anthropologist, Catherine Knott regarding land use and controversies that arise over the same subject all over the US, makes for a great read! Bet you can order it from Amazon, if not from the author's publisher. Dr. Knott is now teaching at the University of Alaska, Kachemak Bay C ...more