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Wanderlust: A History of Walking

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Synopsis:

Arguing that walking as history means walking to enjoy nature as well as for political and social meaning, Solnit profiles the walkers whose everyday and extreme acts have shaped our culture.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

About the Author

Rebecca Solnit is the author of fourteen books, including A Paradise Built in Hell, A Field Guide to Getting Lost, River of Shadows, Wanderlust: A History of Walking. and As Eve Said to the Serpent: On Landscape, Gender, and Art, which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. In 2003, she received the prestigious Lannan Literary Award. She lives in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780670882090
Subtitle:
A History of Walking
Author:
Solnit, Rebecca
Publisher:
Viking Adult
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
Voyages and travels
Subject:
General History
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
99-211
Publication Date:
20000410
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.40x6.41x1.16 in. 1.14 lbs.

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