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Out of the Noosphere: Adventure, Sports, Travel, and the Environment: The Best of Outside Magazine

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Inside, the best of the first fifteen years of Outside

Cartwheeling down a Himalayan river. Climbing America's unfriendliest mountain. Dousing fires in the oil fields of Kuwait. Chasing African killer bees. For twenty years, Outside magazine has devoted itself to original and engaging reports on travel, adventure, sports, and the environment. This collection of the best of the stories from the first fifteen years features many of the country's finest writers, in a single volume:

EDWARD ABBEY

RICK BASS

JOHN BRANT

CHIP BROWN

BILL BRYSON

TIN CAHILL

E. JEAN CARROLL

PHIL GARLINGTON

JIM HARRISON

DONALD KATZ

WILLIAM KITTREDGE

JON KRAKAUER

BARRY LOPEZ

THOMAS MCGUANE

BILL MCKIBBEN

MICHAEL MCRAE

PETER MATTHIESSEN

PETER NELSON

GEOFFREY NORMAN

DAVID QUAMMEN

BOB REISS

DAVID ROBERTS

ROB SCHULTHEIS

BOB SHACOCHIS

LAURENCE SHAMES

GRANT SINS

ANNICK SMITH

RICK TELANDER

BILL VAUGHN

CRAIG VETTER

RANDY WAYNE WHITE

ED ZUCKERMAN

Whether you're an armchair adventurer or a true-life trekker, you'll be at once entranced and exhilarated as you go Out of the Noösphere.

Synopsis:

Inside, the best of the first fifteen years of Outside

Cartwheeling down a Himalayan river. Climbing America's unfriendliest mountain. Dousing fires in the oil fields of Kuwait. Chasing African killer bees. For twenty years, Outside magazine has devoted itself to original and engaging reports on travel, adventure, sports, and the environment. This collection of the best of the stories from the first fifteen years features many of the country's finest writers, in a single volume:

EDWARD ABBEY

RICK BASS

JOHN BRANT

CHIP BROWN

BILL BRYSON

TIN CAHILL

E. JEAN CARROLL

PHIL GARLINGTON

JIM HARRISON

DONALD KATZ

WILLIAM KITTREDGE

JON KRAKAUER

BARRY LOPEZ

THOMAS MCGUANE

BILL MCKIBBEN

MICHAEL MCRAE

PETER MATTHIESSEN

PETER NELSON

GEOFFREY NORMAN

DAVID QUAMMEN

BOB REISS

DAVID ROBERTS

ROB SCHULTHEIS

BOB SHACOCHIS

LAURENCE SHAMES

GRANT SINS

ANNICK SMITH

RICK TELANDER

BILL VAUGHN

CRAIG VETTER

RANDY WAYNE WHITE

ED ZUCKERMAN

Whether you're an armchair adventurer or a true-life trekker, you'll be at once entranced and exhilarated as you go Out of the Noösphere.

Synopsis:

Selected from the pages of the popular magazine for outdoor enthusiasts, here is a wonderful tour of the natural world and an incisive overview of the people and animals who inhabit it. Published to coincide with Outdoor magazine's 15th anniversary.

About the Author

Edward Abbey, staunch defender of the Southwest's desert wilderness and a contributor to Outside for several years, wrote The Monkey Wrench Gang, Desert Solitaire, Fire On The Mountain, Abbey's Road, and The Fool's Progress, among other books and novels. Hayduke Lives!, a sequel to The Monkey Wrench Gang, was published posthumously in 1990.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Introduction by Mark Bryant

part I

THE PEOPLE

Cowgirls All the Way by E. Jean Carroll

John Bachar Hangs On by Craig Vetter

Reckless by Laurence Shames

"I Did Not Kill Chico Mendes" by Bob Reiss

Chuck Jones, Alone at the Edge of Human Endurance by John Brant

He Is Crazy and He Is Fearless by Bill Bryson

Mel Fisher's Morning After by Geoffrey Norman

High Priest of the Low-Flow Shower Heads by Chip Brown

The King of the Ferret Leggers by Donald Katz

A Simple Quest by Michael McRae

part II

THE HOME FRONT

The Heart of the Game by Thomas McGuane

Swamp Odyssey by David Quammen

Fuel-Injected Neolithic by Rob Schultheis

The Importance of Dunes by Annick Smith

This Dog Is Legend by Randy Wayne White

Adirondack Reprise by Bill McKibben

Outfoxing the Radish Patrol by Peter Nelson

Overthrust Dreams by William Kittredge

Ship of Fools by Bill Vaughn

Smokey the Cop by Edward Abbey

The Same River Twice by David Quammen

The Propwash Chronicle by Phil Garlington

part III

THE NATURAL WORLD

The Big Buzz by Ed Zuckerman

A Staging of Snow Geese by Barry Lopez

Secrets of the Stream by Rick Telander

A Private Word for the Horse by Thomas McGuane

A Clot in the Heart of the Earth by Grant Sims

Among the Griz by Peter Matthiessen

Thinking About Earthworms by David Quammen

The Wolves' Story by Rick Bass

Rime of the Ancient Porcupine by Tim Cahill

part IV

THE WORLD OUT THERE

Club Denali by Jon Krakauer

Shiva Winked by Tim Cahill

Moments of Doubt by David Roberts

Going Places by Jim Harrison

Bob Versus the Volcano by Bob Shacochis

Voyage of the Smithereens by Craig Vetter

My Life with the Horror by Donald Katz

Postcard from the Apocalypse by Tim Cahill

Costa Rica, the Twig Syndrome, and the World Record

That Got Away by Randy Wayne White

About the Authors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684852331
Author:
Outside Magazine
Author:
Outside Magazine
Author:
Editors Outside magazine
Author:
Outside magazine, Editors of
Author:
Editors of Outside magazine
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Outdoor recreation
Subject:
Outside
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Outdoors-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Fireside ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
no. 98-17
Publication Date:
October 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 24.605 oz

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Product details 480 pages Fireside Books - English 9780684852331 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Inside, the best of the first fifteen years of Outside

Cartwheeling down a Himalayan river. Climbing America's unfriendliest mountain. Dousing fires in the oil fields of Kuwait. Chasing African killer bees. For twenty years, Outside magazine has devoted itself to original and engaging reports on travel, adventure, sports, and the environment. This collection of the best of the stories from the first fifteen years features many of the country's finest writers, in a single volume:

EDWARD ABBEY

RICK BASS

JOHN BRANT

CHIP BROWN

BILL BRYSON

TIN CAHILL

E. JEAN CARROLL

PHIL GARLINGTON

JIM HARRISON

DONALD KATZ

WILLIAM KITTREDGE

JON KRAKAUER

BARRY LOPEZ

THOMAS MCGUANE

BILL MCKIBBEN

MICHAEL MCRAE

PETER MATTHIESSEN

PETER NELSON

GEOFFREY NORMAN

DAVID QUAMMEN

BOB REISS

DAVID ROBERTS

ROB SCHULTHEIS

BOB SHACOCHIS

LAURENCE SHAMES

GRANT SINS

ANNICK SMITH

RICK TELANDER

BILL VAUGHN

CRAIG VETTER

RANDY WAYNE WHITE

ED ZUCKERMAN

Whether you're an armchair adventurer or a true-life trekker, you'll be at once entranced and exhilarated as you go Out of the Noösphere.

"Synopsis" by , Selected from the pages of the popular magazine for outdoor enthusiasts, here is a wonderful tour of the natural world and an incisive overview of the people and animals who inhabit it. Published to coincide with Outdoor magazine's 15th anniversary.
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