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The Polar Bear Waltz and Other Moments of Epic Silliness: Comic Classics from Outside Magazines "Parting Shots" (Outside Books)

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Publisher Comments:

Short of near disaster or the sublime, what are our most memorable outdoor moments made of? The totally surprising, sometimes bizarre oddball moments that catch our psyches off guard and strike our funny bones to the core. Call it the wild side factor. The editors of Outside proudly present outstanding images gleaned from 300 issues of their back-page "Parting Shots" photo feature. It's their way of celebrating the pratfalls and singular coincidences of an outdoor life--the comic circumstances of relatively tame mammals (us) spending more and more time closer and closer to large, wild animals. These images are a rare chance to look into the wide world outside and laugh at both ourselves and that infinitely wondrous, entertaining three-ring circus we call the universe.

Synopsis:

The most hilarious, whimsical moments captured on film, from twenty-five years of living Outside.

About the Author

Hampton Sides, contributing editor of Outside and editor of "The Wild File," is also the author of Ghost Soldiers. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393323986
Editor:
Outside Magazine
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Introduction by:
Sides, Hampton
Introduction:
Sides, Hampton
Editor:
Outside Magazine
Author:
Outside Magazine
Author:
Sides, Hampton
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Nature & Wildlife
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Nature photography
Subject:
Photography, Humorous
Subject:
Outdoor photography
Subject:
Outside photography
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Photography-Nature and Landscape
Copyright:
Edition Number:
25
Edition Description:
Anniversary
Series:
Outside Books
Series Volume:
1083
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
67 four-color photographs
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in

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