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Wild Places

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ISBN-10: 0143113933

ISBN-13: 9780143113935

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert Macfarlane

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An eloquent (and compulsively readable) reminder that, though were laying waste the world, nature still holds sway over much of the earths surface. Bill McKibben Are there any genuinely wild places left in Britain and Ireland? That is the question that Robert Macfarlane poses to himself as he embarks on a series of breathtaking journeys through some of the archipelagos most remarkable landscapes. He climbs, walks, and swims by day and spends his nights sleeping on cliff-tops and in ancient meadows and wildwoods. With elegance and passion he entwines history, memory, and landscape in a bewitching evocation of wildness and its vital importance. A unique travelogue that will intrigue readers of natural history and adventure, The Wild Placessolidifies Macfarlanes reputation as a young writer to watch.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

ROBERT MACFARLANE is the prize-winning author of THE WILD PLACES (2007) and THE OLD ROADS (2011).

Beechwood
Island
Valley
Moor
Forest
River-mouth
Cape
Summit
Grave
Ridge
Holloway
Storm-beach
Saltmarsh
Tor
Beechwood
Selected Readings
Acknowledgements
Index