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“In his small canoe, armed with a notebook and camera, Tim Palmer stalks riverine light, flow, and foliage the way a good predator stalks its prey. No one I know, my river-addicted self included, has given more constant witness to what rivers have to give not just to our fields, faucets, and power grids, but to our minds’ dazzled eye after a day riding the currents, our sleep as we steep in the language of night waters, and our hearts as life shows us again and again that the kingdom of rivers is both around us and within us."

—David James Duncan, author of The River Why, The Brothers K, and Sun House

“Tim Palmer’s gorgeous new Rivers of Oregon makes me want to live forever, so that I can float every riffle and eddy of every stream. His photographs are spectacular, his prose enticing, his love for the rivers intense. And the rivers themselves? Deep and beautiful and redeeming, the source of life itself.”

 —Kathleen Dean Moore, author of Great Tide Rising and Piano Tide


“Rivers of Oregon makes me want to grab a canoe and disappear on one of Tim Palmer's river adventures."

—John Kober, Executive Director, Pacific Rivers

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