Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.