Hidden in the Trees: An Isle Royale Sojourn

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Hidden in the Trees: An Isle Royale Sojourn

19.95

Vic wrote his classic account of experiences on Isle Royale National Park in Naked In the Stream: Isle Royale Stories in 2010. He had visited the park for thirty years with his camping pal, Ken. Hidden in the Trees: An Isle Royale Sojourn, his sequel, encompasses more stories from the least visited National Park in the lower forty-eight states and also includes his keen observations about the natural world on the mainland as well. As a certified arborist, Vic incorporates his experiences in the field with an eye toward philosophy and human intervention with nature s life-cycles. He looks at tree growth, injury, pests, disease and the final death of some of nature s finest gifts. He quotes poets, ponders grand ideas, and deals with breath-taking tree diseases. He recalls his experience as an expert in a court room trial, and his humbling encounters with tree customers overcome with loss and misunderstanding. Once again, Vic s gift of looking at nature, at humans, at the grand design and intertwining it all in his writing brings readers to the woods to see through his eyes.

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2017 Michigan Notable Book Nominee