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The Run of the River
Portraits of Eleven British Columbia Rivers

Hume, Mark
Publisher:  New Star Books, Vancouver, Canada
Year Published:  1992  
Pages:  215pp   ISBN:  0-921586-00-0
Library of Congress Number:  TD227.B7H84   Dewey:  363.73'94'09711
Resource Type:  Book

Mark Hume celebrates eleven B.C. rivers, but also raises questions about the cost of development and the cost of wilderness. Is it possible to have industry -- forestry, smelting, fishing, and even tourism -- and still maintain the rivers and wildlife that support them?


Table of Contents

1. The 17 Year Cicada
2. Ingenika Drowning
3. An Acceptable Level of Certainty
4. Moon in its House
5. Swimming at Night
6. Extinction and the Genetic Code
7. The Great River
8. The Colour of Copper
9. Valley of the Grizzlies
10. The River Guardians
11. The Way the World Was
Selected Bibliography


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