“The Salt Pond” in Wild Crimes (2004)

cover-wildcrimesEdited by Dana Stabenow A collection of stories set in wild places, from the New Guinea highlands to an Alaska bar. “The Salt Pond” comes from Laurie’s time in Papua New Guinea back in the late 1970s, a frontier that made the Wild West look like a tea party.


wildcrimes-photo-1_small Highland pig exchange wildcrimes-photo-2_small Laurie with the locals outside Wapenamanda


Highland salt pond


Market day in Mt. Hagen