Table of Contents Author:John McPhee Collection of eight short stories (non-fiction I believe) written by McPhee between 1981 and 1984. Read by Walter Zimmerman. — "Table of Contents is a collection of eight pieces written by John McPhee between 1981 and 1984. They reflect his wide interests and range from Alaska to New Jersey. One describes the arrival of telephones in a village... more » near the Arctic Circle, another an invasion of wild bears in New Jersey, swarming in from the Poconos.
In "North of the C.P. Line" we meet another John McPhee, a bush pilot in Maine who is also an author. The two McPhees became friends wen the Maine McPhee wrote The New Yorker complaining that someone was using his name.
Also included are reports on the new medical specialty--family practice, a day with Senator Bill Bradley, an excursion into a bear's winter den to meet some cubs, and adventure in the entrepreneurial sale of electricity."« less