May the Rivers Never Sleep
Living with North Pacific Rivers as Calendars in the Footsteps of Roderick Haig-Brown
by Bill and John McMillan
Drop everything and read this great book.
Bill and John share a view of rivers, salmon, steelhead, and the Pacific Northwest. The father and son have found a common bond in rivers, and this bond is clearly reflected in their writing and photography. Few people are so enamored with the life and history of rivers and salmon.
The essence of May the Rivers Never Sleep is the physical and biological tapestry of river time--month by month, a concept fostered by Roderick Haig-Brown. Well-respected anglers in their own right, Bill and John have spent thousands of hours viewing rivers and fish, above and below water. Their revelations from snorkeling in rivers have led to its spread as a tool of science to protect fish, rivers, and related wildlife. The essays and gorgeous photos in this book reflect Bill and John’s lives largely spent on rivers as anglers, naturalists, and scientists--men struck by the wonder of the life of rivers. Pick up this book and be transported to the lush rivers of the Pacific Northwest--anytime, anywhere.
ISBN-13: 978-1-57188-480-0 Price: $49.95
Hardbound; 9 X 12; 152 pages; full color; historical
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