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By Robert Burley

ISBN-10: 1770413790

ISBN-13: 9781770413795

Featuring tributes from award-winning writers

In a urban occasionally often called “The vast Smoke,” Toronto’s large community of sunken rivers, forested vales, and expansive coastline has been too frequently neglected, overlooked, or forgotten. although, the final 25 years has noticeable those targeted landscapes rediscovered or even embraced as nice civic areas. Commissioned by way of the town of Toronto to chronicle the wonders of those desert parks, popular photographer Robert Burley appears to be like at those websites as crucial elements of city lifestyles, from breathtaking lake perspectives of the Scarborough Bluffs to glimpses of the densely wooded trails within the Carolinian forests of Rouge Park, Canada’s first and in basic terms city nationwide park.

Burley’s pictures are augmented with choices of poetry and prose by way of a few of Toronto’s best-known writers, together with Anne Michaels, George Elliott Clarke, Alissa York, and Michael Mitchell. A historic essay and an appendix spotlight the heritage, the biodiversity, and the worthy cultural price of those city parklands. even though constrained to the town limits, An Enduring Wilderness is filled with spectacular ecological and concrete discoveries that comprehend no limits themselves.

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