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Silverton Burning

Robert Boeder

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Paperback. 216 pages. Silverton Burning tells the story of Jimmy Bluebird, a part-Indian environmental activist and arsonist hiding from federal authorities in a small mountain town in Southwestern Colorado. Readers are introduced to the history of the area plus a colorful cast of Silverton characters headlined by San Juan County Sheriff Marge Winterbottom. The book examines mans relationship with nature and shows what happens when the interests of saving historical structures, deep ecology and big business collide in an atmosphere of political corruption. Silverton Burning was a finalist for the 2013 Eric Hoffer Award Montaigne Medal formost thought-provoking book. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781475087918

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Title: Silverton Burning

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Silverton Burning tells the story of Jimmy Bluebird, a part-Indian environmental activist and arsonist hiding from federal authorities in a small mountain town in Southwestern Colorado. Readers are introduced to the history of the area plus a colorful cast of Silverton characters headlined by the San Juan County Sheriff, Marge Winterbottom. The book examines man's relationship with nature and shows what happens when the interests of saving historical structures, deep ecology and big business collide in an atmosphere of political corruption.

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Robert Boeder resides year-round in Silverton, Colorado, where he enjoys running and hiking in the summer and skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. He is the author of The Chinese Laundry, an award winning historical novel about life in Silverton 100 years ago as well as two non-fiction works, Beyond the Marathon. The Grand Slam of Trail Ultrarunning and Hardrock Fever. Running 100 Miles in Colorado's San Juan Mountains.

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