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The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty
Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist

Christopher Angus

Foreword by Anne LaBastille

Cloth $29.95    |    0-8156-0741-5    |    2002

Paper $19.95    |    978-0-8156-0870-7    |    2007


ebook 978-0-8156-0870-7

"Clarence Petty’s life reads like a history of the Adirondacks. The son of a guide, Petty has been a leader in supporting the APA’s preservationist goals. He also served as a forest ranger, camp director for the Civilian Conservation Corps, WWII pilot, and trainer-owner of a flight school. . . . Recommended."—Choice

"Christopher Angus tells the story of Clarence Petty, who served as a wilderness guide in the Adirondacks and later became involved in the conservation movement to protect the region from overdevelopment. The story begins with his youth growing up in the woods, and continues through his days as a Navy pilot during WWII and his work with the Civilian Conservation Corps."—Booknews

  Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty

  Christopher Angus writes essays, reviews, and commentary for many publications and is book review editor for Adirondac. He is the author of Reflections from Canoe Country: Paddling the Waters of the Adirondacks and Canada, published by Syracuse University Press.

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6 x 9, 288 pages, 48 black-and-white photographs, notes, bibliography, index

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