My Story as Told by Water: Confessions, Druidic Tants, Reflections, Bird-Watchings, Fish-Stalking, Visions, Songs and Prayers Refracting Light, f (Paperback)

Confessions, Druidic Tants, Reflections, Bird-Watchings, Fish-Stalking, Visions, Songs and Prayers Refracting Light, f

By David James Duncan

Sierra Club Books, 9781578050833, 294pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2002

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In this remarkable collection of essays, acclaimed author David James Duncan braids his contemplative, rhapsodic, and activist voices together into a potently distinctive whole, speaking with power and urgency about the vital connections between our water-filled bodies and this water-covered planet. All twenty-two pieces in this collection swirl and eddy around his early-forged bond with the rivers of the Pacific Northwest and their endangered native salmon. With a bracing blend of story, science, and comedy, Duncan relates mystical, life-changing adventures; draws incisive portraits of the humans and wild creatures who shaped his destiny; rips the corporate greed and political folly that have brought whole ecosystems to ruin; and meditates on the spiritual and practical necessity of acknowledging our dependence on water in its primal state.

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