Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout
Publication Date: April 2011
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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the April 2011 Indie Next List
“In elegant and measured prose, Connors broadens and enriches the whole tradition of nature writing with his own unique experience in the great wilderness. As fire lookout in New Mexico's Gila National Forest, Connors takes the reader inside his own musings and reveals his intimacy with the remote area, its flora and fauna, and inevitably, with its fires. His larger purpose is to reveal the behavior of fire and its crucial role in a healthy ecosystem, as well as to examine our complex relationship with it. A graceful, memorable book.”
-- Marie du Vaure, Copperfield's Books, Sebastopol, CA