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By Robert Burley

ISBN-10: 1770413790

ISBN-13: 9781770413795

Featuring tributes from award-winning writers

In a urban occasionally known as “The great Smoke,” Toronto’s large community of sunken rivers, forested vales, and expansive coastline has been too usually neglected, ignored, or forgotten. in spite of the fact that, the final 25 years has obvious those particular landscapes rediscovered or even embraced as nice civic areas. Commissioned by way of town of Toronto to chronicle the wonders of those desolate tract parks, well known photographer Robert Burley seems to be at those websites as fundamental components of city existence, 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 purely city nationwide park.

Burley’s photographs 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 background, the biodiversity, and the important cultural worth of those city parklands. although restricted to the town limits, An Enduring Wilderness is filled with excellent ecological and concrete discoveries that be aware of no limits themselves.

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