Grizzlies in Their Back Yard Author:Beth Day For over 30 years (since 1919), Jim Stanton, a wiry little woodsman and his slender, brown-eyed wife, Laurette, have lived by choice in one of the most remote regions on the North American Continent: a rugged land of 13,000-foot peaks, giant glaciers, and inaccessable forests. It is the last stand of the big grizzly. — To the Stantons, the grizz... more »lies are neighbors, just as are the wild deer, the mountain goat, the mink, weasel, and marten who share thei isolated life in the north woods. They have not only lived in peace with these wild animals; they have shared their food with animals and even made some of them pets. Laurette, especially, has befriended everything from little pink pigs to grizzlies. While Jim must trap and kill for a modest living, Laurette, after all these years, still shudders at the thought of hurting an animal, either friend or foe.
Why did they go and did they find what they were looking for? Their story will tell you. It starts a long, long time ago.....« less