Sigurd Olson's love affair with the wilderness began in a stream near his house in Wisconsin -- he caught his first trout there with a tamarack wand, black thread, and a grasshopper as bait. Open Horizons is his autobiography, and in it he recounts a life lived on and for the land, from the wonder of boyhood fishing expeditions to decades-long conservation battles. Writing always with the sensitive, lyric prose that characterizes his works, Olson recalls his pioneering youth on a remote Wisconsin farm, his summers as a ...

Open Horizons 1998, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816630370

Univ of Minnesota edition

Trade paperback

Open Horizons 1969, Alfred A. Knopf

ISBN-13: 9780394439341