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The Man Who Walked Through Time: The Story of the First Trip Afoot Through the Grand Canyon

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The remarkable classic of nature writing by the first man ever to have walked the entire length of the Grand Canyon.

Synopsis:

In 1963 Colin Fletcher became the first man to walk the length of Grand canyon, below the Rim. It began with a dream, when he and a friend detoured from a cross-country trip to take a hurried look at the great natural wonder. Standing on the Rim, surrounded by the profound and almost mystical silence, Fletcher knew that something had happened to the way he looked at things. He also knew that the Canyon, with its depths and distances, cliffs, buttes, and hanging terraces, beckoned to him, calling him on a journey that would challenge both his body and his mind.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679723066
Author:
Fletcher, Colin
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
North America
Subject:
United States - Mountain - Arizona
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Grand canyon (ariz.)
Subject:
Grand canyon
Subject:
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) Description and travel.
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Fletcher, Colin - Travel - Arizona -
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Vintage Books ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
Nr. 7
Publication Date:
19890531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.92x5.30x.58 in. .47 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In 1963 Colin Fletcher became the first man to walk the length of Grand canyon, below the Rim. It began with a dream, when he and a friend detoured from a cross-country trip to take a hurried look at the great natural wonder. Standing on the Rim, surrounded by the profound and almost mystical silence, Fletcher knew that something had happened to the way he looked at things. He also knew that the Canyon, with its depths and distances, cliffs, buttes, and hanging terraces, beckoned to him, calling him on a journey that would challenge both his body and his mind.
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