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Stephen R. Whitney

STEPHEN R. WHITNEY is the author of six books on natural history, including Western Forests (Knopf) and A Field Guide to the Grand Canyon (The Mountaineers Books). He is a former managing editor of the Sierra Club Bulletin, now Sierra, associate editor of The Mother Earth News, and contributing editor of Backpacker magazine. In addition, he was editorial manager of The Mountaineers Books for six years. A resident of Washington State since 1978, he and his wife live alongside a lovely river a few miles outside of Seattle.