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Reading by Author Richard Holm: Bound for the Backcountry

Tuesday, Jan. 19


It's easy to miss the great outdoors before everything turned gray, icy and cold. That's where literature comes in. On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation kicks off a new reading series devoted to Idaho outdoors and conservation. Richard Holm, author of Bound for the Backcountry, will perform a reading at Rediscovered Books at 7 p.m. His book features the history of Idaho's isolated airstrips, telling stories of homesteaders, boaters, hikers and pilots with more than 1,000 black-and-white photographs. Each reading will feature a local author specializing in Idaho's best asset: the outdoors. The next reading takes place on Tuesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. and features McCall author Kathy Deinhardt Hill, with an excerpt from Spirits of the Salmon River.