Appalachian River, Revised Edition

A perfect day for me would be to join Tim Palmer on the Youghiogheny, and reading this book is the next-best thing.
Eric Harder, Youghiogheny Riverkeeper and Mountain Watershed Association

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Turbulent rapids and wild shorelines of the Youghiogheny River highlight natural wonders of the Appalachian Mountains, and midway on the stream’s revealing path, Ohiopyle State Park is a showcase of beauty and has become a recreational hotspot where the river thunders over its iconic falls and cascades through the wooded gorges of Pennsylvania. With deep reflection, a compelling sense of adventure, and family ties to the waterway going back many generations, author Tim Palmer wrote Youghiogheny: Appalachian River in 1984 as the essential biography of this river and region. Now, in this revised and expanded edition of his classic narrative on this special landscape and its people, he revisits the river, addresses the changes that have occurred since the book was first published, and poses the question: What will happen to this historic and cherished place?

396 Pages, 6 x 9 in.

September, 2023

isbn : 9780822967095

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Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer is the award-winning author of more than thirty books about rivers, conservation, and adventure travel. He is a photographer of America’s natural landscapes and a dynamic public speaker with inspiring slideshows about a range of environmental topics.

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