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In 1964, plans were being discussed for the creation of the Canyonlands National Park, near Moab, Utah. Some wanted to include the Maze in the park. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard Reese (author of Sustainable or Bust)
This book is revolutionary. The chapter about pelicans is beautifully poetic.Published 13 months ago by Litebrite
Overall this book is avery good with a lot of points I agree with but some I am against. I really liked the “Abstract Wild: A Rant” chapter and agreed with just about every point... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Brad Hutchinson
Turner has some remarkable essays here - a meditation on how pelicans play, musings on his spirit animal, a riff on Thoreau, a rant against the destruction of wilderness. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Arthur Digbee
This book is actually really interesting. I enjoyed writing a paper about it, one of the few textbooks I actually read start to finishPublished on August 25, 2013 by Andrew McVeigh
Well written, thought provoking book, full of adventure, passion, anger, and even rage. We need to heed his words and follow his actions but stepping, softly, into the wilds. Read morePublished on December 11, 2012 by Doranne
This collection of essays by Jack Turner centers around the main point that people have become disconnected with wildness (not wilderness, as he points out) and as a result we are... Read morePublished on January 26, 2012 by Matthew Taylor
It took me three reads of this slim book to figure out exactly what Turner means by the "Abstract Wild". I'm a slow learner. The writer's style is enjoyable. Read morePublished on August 20, 2011 by Allan Stellar