Perhaps her most important discovery was that you don't have to be just one thing in life. At work or out of it-climbing up a granite wall; working in Montana, Georgia, Vietnam, and Texas; teaching a high school blacksmithing class; poring over documents in an historical archive; or learning the prison art of horsehair hitching-she found a great world to explore. And it's still out there.
Accidental Ranger leads the reader through a sometimes bewildering tale of forty-three years as a national park ranger. And along the way, an improbable cast of characters emerges.