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The Resource The names of the stars : a life in the wilds, Pete Fromm

The names of the stars : a life in the wilds, Pete Fromm

Label
The names of the stars : a life in the wilds
Title
The names of the stars
Title remainder
a life in the wilds
Statement of responsibility
Pete Fromm
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At twenty years old, Pete Fromm heard of a job babysitting salmon eggs, seven winter months alone in a tent in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Leaping at this chance to be a mountain man, with no experience in the wilds, he left the world. Thirteen years later, he published his beloved memoir of that winter, Indian Creek Chronicles --Into the Wild with a twist. Twenty five years later, he was asked to return to the wilderness to babysit more fish eggs. But no longer a footloose twenty year old, at forty-five, he was the father of two young sons. He left again, alone, straight into the heart of Montana's Bob Marshall wilderness, walking a daily ten mile loop to his fish eggs through deer and elk and the highest density of grizzly bears in the lower 48 states. The Names of the Stars is not only a story of wilderness and bears but also a trek through a life lived at its edges, showing how an impulsive kid transformed into a father without losing his love for the wilds. From loon calls echoing across Northwood lakes to the grim realities of life guarding in the Nevada desert, through the isolation of Indian Creek and years spent running the Snake and Rio Grande as a river ranger, Pete seeks out the source of this passion for wildness, as well as explores fatherhood and mortality and all the costs and risks and rewards of life lived on its own terms"--
Summary
The award-winning author of Indian Creek Chronicles - in which he described his experience at 20 babysitting salmon eggs in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness - returns to similar territory, in an account of his return to salmon-egg babysitting, now 45-years-old and a father of two, during which he had to brave high-density grizzly-bear territory
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528993
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fromm, Pete
Dewey number
  • 818/.5403
  • B
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3556.R5942
LC item number
Z469 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fromm, Pete
  • Fromm, Pete
  • Fromm, Pete
  • Authors, American
  • Outdoor life
  • Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (Idaho and Mont.)
  • Montana
  • Idaho
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • NATURE
  • Authors, American
  • Homes
  • Intellectual life
  • Outdoor life
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a life in the wilds
Label
The names of the stars : a life in the wilds, Pete Fromm
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Thomas Dunne books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn932576918
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9781250101686
Lccn
2016007365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
plates
System control number
(OCoLC)932576918
Label
The names of the stars : a life in the wilds, Pete Fromm
Publication
Note
"Thomas Dunne books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn932576918
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9781250101686
Lccn
2016007365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
plates
System control number
(OCoLC)932576918

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