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Those who said a "lot of philosophical musings and poetic language" are correct. I don't disagree with where Bass is at, but its just not a very good book.Published 16 months ago by bioboy59
Bass tells us more than we need to know about the "Yak", but tells it so well its enjoyable.Published on May 16, 2010 by Doc Benny
This book was selected for a Men's book club so I tried to read it. It is very poorly written; the author was constantly trying to impress the reader with his vocabulary and it... Read morePublished on September 19, 2009 by J. Grice
I didn't expect a philosophical treatise but got one in this book. After about 75 pages I felt like it was same old same old, then it seemed self indulgent. Read morePublished on February 14, 2009 by L. Zill
If you wanted to learn anything about why Rick Bass went west, you'll hardly find anything here. Most of the content becomes very repititious, and at about the 100 page mark you... Read morePublished on November 10, 2008 by C. Myles