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"Pam Houston catches the voice of an entire generation of adventurous young women whose intrepid hearts lead them into deep water," says magazine. Now, with the gift of "speaking to Everywoman" (), Houston treats us to a celebration of real-life adventures. In these essays, she ranges over five years and five continents. But whatever Houston's destination-whether Bhutan or Bolivia or Traverse City-it is only the starting point from which she extracts her personal emotional journey. In , Houston is searching for a place-not too safe but not too threatening-from which to negotiate mountain goats and river ice, camping trips and wine. Assessing her limitations, she takes "A Long Look in the Mirror." Through her we meet some good dogs, a few good men, and the occasional grizzly. There's a horse named Roany with the presence of a Zen master. And there's a Buddhist named Karma, proving what Houston has always suspected: fiction has nothing on real life. As she searches for balance within herself and with the world around her, Houston speaks straight from the heart, revealing truths about who we are and what it means, right now, to be alive.

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Nonfiction from the author of the wildly popular Cowboys Are My Weakness and the best-selling Waltzing the Cat.

Synopsis:

Nonfiction from the author of the wildly popular and the best-selling .

Synopsis:

The author of "Cowboys Are My Weakness" turns to non-fiction with essays that celebrate real-life adventures spanning five years and five continents.

About the Author

Pam Houston divides her time between her ranch in Colorado and the University of California at Davis, where she is director of the Creative Writing Program.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393048056
Author:
Houston, Pam
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Women authors, American
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Voyages and travels
Subject:
Travel writing
Subject:
Women travelers
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.6 x 5.8 x 1.2 in 1.06 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Nonfiction from the author of the wildly popular and the best-selling .
"Synopsis" by , The author of "Cowboys Are My Weakness" turns to non-fiction with essays that celebrate real-life adventures spanning five years and five continents.
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