July/Aug. 2008 California Country magazine
By Kate Campbell
High Country, a novel of high-country mule packing, captures the rich values, social codes, language and intimate relationship to nature of those who move animals and equipment into some of California’s most forbidding country. Author Willard Wyman, former dean of students at Stanford University, also is an experienced packer and guide. $16.95 from the University of Oklahoma Press. Order from local booksellers or online at www.oupress.com.