Wakestone Books


Join Wilma Dykeman along the rushing streams of her Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, beside her fireplace, discovering the veried patterns of nature and human nature on journeys across America and beyond.  These essays, some originally published in The New York Times and The Knoxville News-Sentinel (Scripps-Howard), are grouped around the progression of the seasons, and reveal an unexpected diversity.

"She shares some of the wisdom of the world's famous thinkers as she writes of a year's time in her own life."
-- Atlanta Constitution