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The way of coyote : shared journeys in the urban wilds

by Van Horn, Gavin (Author)

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A hiking trail through majestic mountains. A raw, unpeopled wilderness stretching as far as the eye can see. These are the settings we associate with our most famous books about nature. But Gavin Van Horn isn't most nature writers. He lives and works not in some perfectly remote cabin in the woods b... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: a companionable dissolution to plan A
  • Inhabitation. Prelude: coyote rolls the dice ; The channel coyotes ; Scrapers of sky ; Under construction ; The TV graveyard near Tong's Tiki hut ; De los pajaritos del monte
  • Anima. Prelude: coyote calls a council ; An etiquette of sound ; A language that transcends words ; The cool red eye of Chicago ; Vulning ; The city bleeds out (reflections on Lake Michigan) ; Great blue meditation ; A question of monarchs
  • Conciliation. Prelude: coyote creates new paths ; Shagbark thoughts ; Vole-a-thon ; Desire lines ; Corridors of change ; Greenways ; Blueways ; Mindways
  • Epilogue: postscript to a hope.