In Runes of the North Sigurd Olson explores his feelings about the haunting appeal of the wilderness. He recounts how the legends of the northern vastness of Canada and Alaska have influenced him. In the introduction, Olson writes, "My runes have come from the wilderness, for in its solitude, silence, and freedom .... I know there are moments of insight when ancient truths do stand out more vividly, and one senses anew his relationship to the earth and to all life". Runes of the North explores these values, insights, and ...

Runes of the North 1997, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816629947

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Runes of the North 1963, Alfred A. Knopf

ISBN-13: 9780394443485