Synopses & Reviews
A passion for wide, open spaces inspired Eric I. Soyland to publish a collection of his photographs and writings on the majestic Teton Valley of Idaho and Wyoming.
Written from the point of view of a wagon master journeying with settlers to the area from Utah and Idaho Territory in 1887 and then returning more than 100 years later, Our Land, Our Soul: Majestic Teton Valley--The Tetons' Western Slope features 102 photographs and Soyland's poetry and prose that celebrate the rare beauty of the region.
This is the first book devoted solely to the Teton's western slope, Soyland indicates, and it was a true labor of love.
Soyland wrote the text from the point of view of a wagon master because he was intrigued by what early settlers felt when they saw this magnificent valley for the first time, and what they might think could they return in 2011.
Soyland says his goal is to inspire others to protect the landscape and the wildlife that inhabits it so that in another hundred years, and for
Passion for wide, open spaces inspired Eric I. Soyland to publish a collection of his photographs and writings on Wyoming's majestic Teton Valley.
Written from the point of view of a wagon master, journeying to the area from the East in 1887, the book features Soyland's poetry and prose celebrating the rare beauty of the region.
For those who love her, Teton Valley truly is our land, our soul, he writes.