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Olson, Sigurd F. 1899-1982

Overview
Works: 110 works in 283 publications in 3 languages and 11,728 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Biography  Pictorial works  Songs and music  Legends  Work songs 
Roles: Author, Performer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sigurd F Olson
Wilderness U.S.A. by National Geographic Book Service( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of wilderness areas in the U.S. features scores of color photographs, maps, descriptions, and essays from a variety of authors
Open horizons by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naturalist tells of his youth in the Great Lakes country, his experiences as wilderness guide, and the adventures on portage trips
Runes of the North by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the Canadian north and Alaska
The singing wilderness by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

24 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds and other wild life of the lake country of the Quetico-Superior, northwest of Lake Superior
The lonely land by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canoe trip along upper reaches of Churchill River, northern Saskatchewan, in the tracks of Hudson Bay traders
The meaning of wilderness : essential articles and speeches by Sigurd F Olson( )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sigurd F. Olson was one of the most important environmentalists of the twentieth century, and his wilderness writing has been beloved by generations of readers. In The Meaning of Wilderness, many of his magazine articles and speeches, written from 1928 to 1973, are gathered together and present the evolution of his thinking and experience of wilderness."--Jacket
Reflections from the North Country by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays on nature, many of them philosophical. The north country is Olson's home in northern Minnesota
Listening point by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

18 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listening Point is about the spiritual human connection to the environment. "Each time I have gone there I have found something new which has opened up great realms of thought and interest", Sigurd F. Olson writes. "For me it has been a point of discovery and, like all such places of departure, has assumed meaning far beyond the ordinary". Considered by some to contain Olson's most vivid and moving passages, Listening Point is the nature lover's companion for hearing the depth and beauty of the great outdoors
The hidden forest by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates in text and pictures man's joy in the forest
Sigurd F. Olson's Wilderness days by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the evocative words of one of America's best-loved writers about nature, and in 56 beautiful photographs, this book crystallizes the very essence of that magnificent wilderness with which its author is so deeply identified. In it he has culled from his writings those moments that most vividly summon up the turn of the seasons in the great woodlands and waters of the fabled Quetico-Superior region overlapping the Ontario-Minnesota border
Wilderness days by Sigurd F Olson( )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of excerpts from the author's previous books which extol the beauty of the Quetico-Superior wilderness area of Canada--U.S
Of time and place by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of Time and Place is a legacy from one of the best-loved nature writers of our time. In this, his last book, completed just before his death, Sigurd F. Olson guides readers through his wide-ranging memories of a lifetime dedicated to the preservation of the wilderness. Like his other best-selling books, Of Time and Place is filled with beauty, adventure, and wonder.Olson recalls his many friendships of trail and woods and portage, his favorite campsites, the stories behind the artifacts and mementos hanging in his cabin at Listening Point. Whether he is remembering canoe trips with his friends, admiring the playful grace of the otter, or pondering the Earth's great cycles of climatic change, these moving and evocative essays reaffirm Olson's stature as one of the greatest nature writers of this century."--Amazon.com
North country sketches by Sigurd F Olson( Recording )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and essays from Olson's books evokes the magic of the North Woods and his wilderness philosophy
Wilderness : a quote by Sigurd Olson by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Wald lebt by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Voyageurs( Recording )

and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vegetation in Praesto Fjord by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Singing Wilderness. (Illustrations by Francis Lee Jaques.) [On the Quetico-Superior lake country.] by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dream net by Sigurd F Olson( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open horizons by Sigurd F Olson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The singing wilderness
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Runes of the NorthThe singing wildernessThe lonely landThe meaning of wilderness : essential articles and speechesReflections from the North CountryListening pointOf time and place
Alternative Names
Olson, Sig.

Olson, Sig 1899-1982

Olson, Sigurd Ferdinand.

Sigurd Olson

Languages
English (203)

Chinese (1)

German (1)