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By Carl S. Chavez

"Bodie, the very sound of that identify evokes pictures of "The undesirable guy From Bodie", a coarse and tumble lifestyles, and the cruel weather of a gold mine boomtown of the early West. yet to a tender park ranger and his spouse, clean out of faculty, and with a baby at the method, it was once an intimidating starting to a 32-year profession with California division of Parks and Recreation.

A PATHWAY via PARKS follows the occupation of Ranger Carl S. Chavez and his relatives as they shuttle the size and breadth of California from the ghost city of Bodie country old Park to the mountains and shorelines of Southern California. every one new task brings new adventures and demanding situations as Ranger Chavez promotes up the occupation ladder to positions at the significant Coast of California, the Sierra Nevada and eventually to the redwoods of Northern California at Humboldt Redwoods country Park.

Career judgements has to be made which bring about development, "out of the field", and into the administration ranks of local and department Headquarters. but even those alterations don't adjust the chance for tales and stories of humor and tragedy, pleasure and sorrow, event and regimen, and the luck and failure that many readers will realize of their personal lives. somebody who has retired from the group, despite profession, can have thoughts like these present in A PATHWAY via PARKS.

The author's reports will supply all those that love the good outdoor and revel in our parks and forests an extraordinary, within glimpse, not just of the interior workings of park operations, but in addition, of kinfolk existence residing in parks.

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