'Wilderness Tales: Forty Stories of the North American Wild' Edited by Diana Fuss
March 23, 2023
“Wilderness Tales: Forty Stories of the North American Wild” is a collection of short stories about life in the North American outdoors. These stories run the gambit from classic literature to modern-day writings. Authors included in the collection include Frederick Douglass, Ernest Hemingway, L. Frank Baum, Ray Bradbury and Margaret Atwood, just to name a few.
The book is introduced by the editor, who gives us a glimpse into the how and why of the book. She discusses how the wilderness story has changed over time, much like the perceptions people have held of the wild. Those views also...