" As Martin [the Pine Marten] and Dave's paths cross on forest trails and rocky mountaintops, they and we witness the full, unknowable breadth and vast sweep of life, and the awe inspiring interconnectedness of the world and its many inhabitants, human and otherwise.." -- NoveList
"There is adventure, near tragedy, and romance in this luminous novel. The descriptions of the woods will inspire any city dweller to go on a hike. "
- School Library Journal
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Brian James Patrick Doyle was a novelist, poet, and essayist. He was the long-time editor of Portland, the nationally acclaimed magazine of the University of Portland, as well as a regular contributor to America: The Jesuit Review.