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Calked boots and other Northwest writings; plus the True Story of The Wildman of the Clearwater
Calked boots and other Northwest writings plus the True Story of The Wildman of the Clearwater Author:Bert Russell Bert Russell is a superb stylist of the Jack London kind, with something to write about. He's one of America's last Western pioneers-- a member of a lumbering family who chose to homestead Idaho wilderness, to trap, to live off the land, and then later to ranch and raise Appaloosa horses. He's a timber cruiser, logger, carpenter and has toile... more »d in box factory, sawmill, tugb oat and shipyard. Add to this, an insight into the history and people of his land and you have a man who has something to say. And he can say it well -- brightly, sharply, with a focus on the reader who wants to know his world and his kinsman with new clarity.
"A perceptive writer with a creative talent that hits you hard." Dr. Jerrold L. Werthimer, Assoc. Professor of Journalism, San Francisco State College.« less