When a mining claim on a crumbling cliff of burnt-rose quartzite lured naturalist Jack Nisbet to the northeastern corner of Washington State in 1970, he began a search for an understanding of that open country through stories about the people who lived there and the everyday events he shared with them. Together, these vivid, engaging, and subtly humorous stories evoke the essence of this place.
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Jack Nisbet is a writer, teacher, and naturalist. He is the author of several books, including The Collector and Sources of the River, the winner of the Washington Governor's Writers Award, the Murray Morgan Prize, and the Idaho Book of the Year. He lives in Spokane, Washington.
Preface to the 2011 EditionAcknowledgements Puple Flat Top Milk Run Fourth of July The Lord's Work Carousel Sportin' Life Eagle Mine Raven Talk Sky People Fossil Bowl Sign Cloudburst Listening Dance The Opportunist Earth People