Marty, Sid

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MARTY, Sid

MARTY, Sid. Canadian (born England), b. 1944. Genres: Poetry, Adult non-fiction, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Natural history, Autobiography/ Memoirs. Career: Park warden in national parks in Banff and Jasper, Alberta, and in Yoho, British Columbia, 1966-78; author and musician, 1978-. Publications: Men for the Mountains (biography), 1978; A Grand and Fabulous Notion (history), 1984; Leaning on the Wind (western culture), 1995; Switchbacks: True Stories of the Canadian Rockies (memoir/natural history), 1999. POETRY: Headwaters, 1973; Tumbleweed Harvest, 1973; Nobody Danced with Miss Rodeo, 1981; Sky Humour, 1999. Address: Box 256, Lundbreck, AB, Canada T0K 1H0.