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Title The names of the stars : a life in the wilds / Pete Fromm.
Author Fromm, Pete, 1958- author.
Publication New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2016.
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (254 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (chiefly color).
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Summary "At twenty years old, Pete Fromm heard of a job babysitting salmon eggs, seven winter months alone in a tent in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Leaping at this chance to be a mountain man, with no experience in the wilds, he left the world. Thirteen years later, he published his beloved memoir of that winter, Indian Creek Chronicles --Into the Wild with a twist. Twenty five years later, he was asked to return to the wilderness to babysit more fish eggs. But no longer a footloose twenty year old, at forty-five, he was the father of two young sons. He left again, alone, straight into the heart of Montana's Bob Marshall wilderness, walking a daily ten mile loop to his fish eggs through deer and elk and the highest density of grizzly bears in the lower 48 states. The Names of the Stars is not only a story of wilderness and bears but also a trek through a life lived at its edges, showing how an impulsive kid transformed into a father without losing his love for the wilds. From loon calls echoing across Northwood lakes to the grim realities of life guarding in the Nevada desert, through the isolation of Indian Creek and years spent running the Snake and Rio Grande as a river ranger, Pete seeks out the source of this passion for wildness, as well as explores fatherhood and mortality and all the costs and risks and rewards of life lived on its own terms"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
Subject Fromm, Pete, 1958- -- Homes and haunts -- Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (Idaho and Mont.)
Fromm, Pete, 1958- (OCoLC)fst00291876
1900-1999
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Outdoor life -- Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (Idaho and Mont.)
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Personal Memoirs.
NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness.
Authors, American. (OCoLC)fst00821764
Homes. (OCoLC)fst01353235
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Outdoor life. (OCoLC)fst01049140
Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (Idaho and Mont.) -- Biography.
Montana -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Idaho -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Idaho. (OCoLC)fst01211709
Montana. (OCoLC)fst01207555
United States -- Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. (OCoLC)fst01310352
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Fromm, Pete, 1958- Names of the stars. First edition. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2016 9781250101686 (DLC) 2016007365 (OCoLC)932576918
ISBN 9781250101693 (electronic bk.)
1250101697 (electronic bk.)

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