Angus, Christopher (K.) 1950-

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ANGUS, Christopher (K.) 1950-

PERSONAL: Born July 5, 1950, in Potsdam, NY; son of Douglas (a professor of English) and Sylvia (a professor of English) Angus; married Kathleen Straka (a psychologist); children: Emma. Education: St. Lawrence University, B.A., 1972; Central Michigan University, M.A., 1980.

ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Author Mail, Syracuse University Press, 621 Skytop Rd., Suite 110, Syracuse, NY 13244-5290.

CAREER: Freelance writer, scholar, and environmental advocate, 1982—.

MEMBER: St. Lawrence County Historical Association (member of board of directors, 1996—), Adirondack Mountain Club (conservation chair of Laurentian chapter, 1992-95; member of state conservation board, 1997-2000).


Reflections from Canoe Country: Paddling the Waters of the Adirondacks and Canada, Syracuse University Press (Syracuse, NY), 1997.

Images of America: St. Lawrence County, Arcadia Press (Charleston, SC), 2001.

The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of ClarencePetty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist, Syracuse University Press (Syracuse, NY), 2002.

Newspaper columnist for St. Lawrence Plaindealer and Advance News, 1990-95. Contributor to books, including Rooted in Rock: New Adirondack Writing, 1975-2000, edited by Jim Gould, Syracuse University Press (Syracuse, NY), 2001; Living North Country, edited by Neal Burdick and Natalia Singer, North Country Books, 2001; and The Adirondack Reader, third edition, edited by Paul Jamieson and Neal Burdick, Adirondack Mountain Club Books (Albany, NY), 2004. Contributor of more than 300 columns, articles, and reviews to periodicals, including New York Times, Adirondack Life, Canoe, American Forests, and Adirondack Explorer. Book review editor, Adirondac, 1992—.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Editing and writing contributions to The Oswegatchie: River Reflections (tentative title), for North Country Books.



Library Journal, August, 1997, Jo-Anne Mary Benson, review of Reflections from Canoe Country: Paddling the Waters of the Adirondacks and Canada, p. 114.