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Publisher's Summary

Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book Award, Indian Creek Chronicles is Pete Fromm's account of seven winter months spent alone in a tent in Idaho guarding salmon eggs and coming face to face with the blunt realities of life as a contemporary mountain man. A gripping story of adventure and a modern-day Walden, this contemporary classic established Fromm as one of the West's premier voices.

©1993 Pete Fromm (P)2017 Tantor

Critic Reviews

"An absorbing personal account...Entertaining nonfiction." ( School Library Journal)

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Clearly and beautifully written

An engaging account of a winter spent in the backcountry. Fromm pulls in the reader with vivid details and soothing sentence structure. Very enjoyable.

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A Book about putting yourself out there....

This book was an entertaining read. I wish I had the guts to “put myself out there.” I enjoyed the book very much.