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Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the Wild Salmon.

Brown, Bruce.

Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1982
ISBN 10: 0671435833 / ISBN 13: 9780671435837
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Title: Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 1982

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition


A Near Fine copy with a small indent to the bottom edge of the front board in Very Good Plus unclipped dust jacket, that has some sunning to the spine. Journalist and naturalist Bruce Brown chronicles his journeys along the coast and rivers of the Pacific Northwest in search of the disappearing salmon. He also recounts the history of the salmon citing 18th and 19th century descriptions of this noble fish and of the Indians and white settlers whose survival depended on its abundance. Brown goes into great detail describing the effects of logging, industrial pollution and dam building on the decline in salmon numbers. This is Brown's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 23876

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Synopsis: It is now more than ten years since Bruce Brown began the Olympic Peninsula wanderings that led him to write this powerful account of how greed, indifference and environmental mismanagement have threatened the survival of the wild Pacific salmon and, as a result, the region's ecology and its people. Acclaimed by critics who likened it to Coming Into the Country by John McPhee and Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Mountain in the Clouds has become a classic of natural history. As the struggle to protect Northwest salmon runs and the urgency of the fight against environmental deterioration escalates, Mountain in the Clouds remains an important and illuminating story, as timely now as when it was first written.

"A magnificent book." -- Farley Mowat, author of Never Cry Wolf

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