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La Finca: Love, Loss, and Laundry on a Tiny Puerto Rican Island
At age 40, Parker surrendered to her Swept Away meets Swiss Family Robinson fantasy of running an inn far from her home in the Pacific Northwest. For the next 20+ years, Parker ran La Finca Caribe, an eco-lodge in Vieques, Puerto Rico, that grew into a paradise enjoyed by guests from around the world. Sketchbook in hand, Parker chronicled her daily adventures living with the land. La Finca is a lively graphic memoir about a woman creating a new life amid countless challenges.
Rambling Prose: Essays
Steven G. Kellman
Rambling Prose is a collection of playful and insightful essays culled from Kellman’s lifetime of work on comparative literature, criticism, and film studies. The collection demonstrates his range as an essayist and invites us to explore the human experience through refined literary analysis. Kellman explores such topics as animal rights, silence, mortality, eroticism, film, and language with his unique critical perspective and offers complex investigations of eternal human quandaries that raise more questions than they answer.
The Artist’s Field Guide to Yellowstone: A Natural History by Greater Yellowstone’s Artists and Writers
edited by Katie Shepherd Christiansen
The Artist’s Field Guide to Yellowstone introduces readers to the wildlife of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem through the works of 50 of the region’s distinguished writers and artists. This anthology of artwork and storytelling offers an enlivened take on the traditional field guide and argues for the intrinsic value of this world-renowned ecosystem. Christiansen, a Yellowstone naturalist and artist, has compiled this guide to highlight the area’s unique biodiversity.
All the Powerful Invisible Things: A Sportswoman’s Notebook
All the Powerful Invisible Things is an eloquent memoir of self-discovery and a chronicle of outdoor life. Legler writes about the complexities of being a woman who fishes and hunts, as well as about the more intimate terrain of family and sexuality. Like many women, Legler finds that her presence identifies the unmarked boundaries of where she is and is not welcome, learning when it is advantageous to pass as male and when it is better to disappear into the woods and trees around her.