CAMPFIRES AND LOON CALLS: TRAVELS IN THE BOUNDARY WATERS
Author: Jerry Apps and Steve Apps
Publisher: PERSEUS / RUNNING PRESS, Feb 2011
During his 25 years of canoeing in the wild, Apps has experienced it all?wicked thunderstorms, inquisitive bears, swamping a canoe, night skies filled with more stars than imaginable, falling asleep to the lullaby of water lapping at the water's edge. 5x8 inches, 272 pgs.
During his twenty-five years of canoeing in the wild, Jerry Apps has experienced it all?wicked thunderstorms, inquisitive bears, swamping a canoe, night skies filled with more stars than imaginable, falling asleep to the lullaby of water lapping at the water's edge.
In his latest book, Campfires & Loon Calls, Apps generously shares his seasoned advice, from how to set up camp & protect food from hungry bears to minimalist cooking & appreciating a rainy day, all the while weaving in the incredible history of the Boundary Waters region.
Through beautiful prose & photos from award-winning photographer Steve Apps, Jerry also reflects on how the Boundary Waters is a place to connect with nature.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jerry Apps writes novels & nonfiction books about the outdoors, country life, & rural living. He received the 2008 First Place Nature Writing Award from the Midwest Independent Publishers Association & the 2007 Major Achievement Award from the Council for Wisconsin writers. He & his wife live in Madison, WI.
Steve Apps is an award-winning photojournalist with twenty-five years in the newspaper industry. As a Wisconsin State Journal staff photographer he has covered a wide range of assignments, including the Green Bay Packers & the University of Wisconsin?Madison sports.