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The Klamath knot

David Rains Wallace

The Klamath knot

explorations of myth and evolution

by David Rains Wallace

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif., London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- Klamath Mountains (Calif. and Or.),
  • Evolution (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDavid Rains Wallace ; illustrations by Karin Wikström.
    ContributionsWikström, Karin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18219918M
    ISBN 100520236599

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The Klamath Knot represents the rare blend of hard science of the Before you say, "not another treatise on evolution," The Klamath Knot is a different animal. The Klamath knot book Even though Wallace's knowledge of the Klamath ecosystems and the dynamics of evolution are fundamentally sound, he's grasping for much more in this book/5(17).

"The Klamath Knot is a classic work of natural history, a wondrous meditation through time and space, and an intimate portrait of a miraculous stretch of land, forest, and mountain as botanically rich as any place in North America, as ecologically vital and important as any place on the planet."―Wade Davis, author of One River: Explorations and Cited by: 6.

About the Book. Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing, the Commonwealth Club Silver Medal for Literatureand named one of the twentieth century's best nonfiction books by the The Klamath knot book Francisco Chronicle, The Klamath Knot, originally published by Sierra Club Books inis a personal vision of wilderness in the Klamath Mountains of northwest California.

"The Klamath Knot is a marvelous book, one of the finest nature essays I have read, beautifully written, full of stimulating ideas and insights." George B. Schaller, author of The Last Panda.

Review/5(2). I had a rather different reaction to The Klamath Knot than most reviewers. Calling it "natural history" is a stretch. The book's natural history observations are so riddled with speculation and giant mythical beasts -- notably Bigfoot -- that they often read more like fairy-tales/5.

"The Klamath Knot is a classic work of natural history, a wondrous meditation through time and space, and an intimate portrait of a miraculous stretch of land, forest, and mountain as botanically rich as any place in North America, as ecologically vital and important as any place on the planet."—Wade Davis, author of One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest"In 4/5(1).

David Rains Wallace (born ) is an American writer who has published more than twenty books on conservation and natural history, including The Monkey's Bridge (a New York Times Notable Book) and The Klamath Knot ( Burroughs Medal).

He has written articles for the National Geographic Society, The Nature Conservancy, the Sierra Club, and other groups.

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Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing, the Commonwealth Club Silver Medal for Literatureand named one of the twentieth century's best nonfiction books by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Klamath Knot, originally published by Sierra Club Books inis a personal vision of wilderness in the Klamath Mountains of northwest California and southwest Oregon, seen through Brand: University of California Press.

The Klamath Knot: Explorations of Myth and Evolution by David Rains Wallace This book, a classic of natural history, is an outlier on my list as it’s not about Sasquatch per se.

The work chronicles nature writer David Rains Wallace's backpacking journeys through the Siskiyou Wilderness of Northern California — reportedly a region of intense. I read and re-read The Klamath Knot as the rains poured down on me, the nearby creeks swelled, and the mountain passes accumulated snow.

I gained a deeper respect and understanding for this wild place too—because of David’s mountain tales that wove natural history and evolution into a place-based book. ""The Klamath Knot" is a classic work of natural history, a wondrous meditation through time and space, and an intimate portrait of a miraculous stretch of land, forest, and mountain as botanically rich as any place in North America, as ecologically vital and important as any place on the planet."--Wade Davis, author of "One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest" "In 4/5(1).

Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing, the Commonwealth Club Silver Medal for Literatureand named one of the twentieth century's best nonfiction books by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Klamath Knot, originally published by Sierra Club Books inis a personal vision of wilderness in the Klamath Mountains of northwest California and southwest Oregon, seen.

A reflection on evolution as myth. and particularly on Omah/Sasquatch/Bigfoot as our shadow in the natural world—occasioned by the author's trek through the Klamath Mountains in northwest California and southwest Oregon. Early on, the evidence of bears, ""black, shaggy beings emergent from millions of forested years,"" inspires the feeling that ""I had seen in four dimensions for a moment.

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