Fawn Island

Fawn Island

Written and Illustrated by Douglas Wood
Copyright Date: 2001
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 192
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttv9k1
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    Fawn Island
    Book Description:

    Fawn Island is a place where crows serve as alarm clocks, white-throated sparrows leave the tracks of their songs upon the evening hush, and chickadees help a woodsman learn to whistle. The island is also a jumping-off place for journeys large and small, earthly and spiritual-to nearby Mallard Island, Gull Island, or Bald Rock, by sea kayak into the wild recesses of sprawling Voyageurs National Park, or on a midnight paddle in which the paddler can reach the silent wilderness of the stars themselves. In his latest book, best-selling author Douglas Wood guides the reader on a deep journey into the heart of the North Woods.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-8929-3
    Subjects: Biological Sciences

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-v)
  2. Preface
    (pp. vii-ix)
  3. FAWN ISLAND
    (pp. 1-176)

    There are certain places in the North Woods that seem to distill the essence of the whole country. A chance combination of rock, tree, and water can be focused in such a way as to symbolize the entire character of the land and illustrate the timeless forces that have shaped it. Jack Pine Point is such a place. It was upon discovering the point on an early exploration that we first began to fall in love with the Fawn and decided we must try to make it our own. On the tiny beach cupped by the point, Kathy took a...

  4. Back Matter
    (pp. 177-177)