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In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond

In Search of the Sasquatch
Hardcover Book
Greystone Books Ltd.
July, 2019
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$32.95 CAD
Publisher’s Description: 

A captivating tale of the search for a mythical creature, In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond is also a story about usand our enduring desire to believe in something big, really big, that is out there lurking.
Harley Rustad, author of Big Lonely Doug

This evocative work of nature writing traverses the worlds largest temperate rainforest to uncover the legend of the Sasquatch.

Canadas Great Bear Rainforest is home to trees as tall as skyscrapers and moss as thick as carpet. According to the people who live there, another giant may dwell in these woods. For centuries, locals have reported encounters with the Sasquatcha species of hairy man-ape that could inhabit this pristine wilderness. Driven by his childhood obsession with the Sasquatch, yet trying to remain objective, journalist John Zada seeks out the people and stories surrounding this enigmatic creature. He speaks with local Indigenous peoples and a Sasquatch-studying scientist. He hikes with a former bear hunter. Soon, he finds himself on quest for something infinitely more complex, cutting across questions of human perception, scientific inquiry, Indigenous traditions, the environment, and the power of the human imagination to believe inor to outright dismissone of natures last great mysteries.

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