- Title: The Wilderness Reader
- Author: Frank Bergon
- ISBN: 9780874172508
- Page: 197
- Format: Paperback
A collection of writings from 26 conservationists whose experiences bring the reader into direct confrontation with nature in all its beauty and power.
Recent Comments "The Wilderness Reader"
I got about halfway through this collection of journal entries and essays by all the most well-known names in American nature writing. While it had some great moments, overall I thought the editing was lacking. Most of the text was mundane details, or repetitive geologic descriptions. I could only take so many pages of descriptions of the rapids of the Colorado, for example.That said, it is probably a great way to check out the authors to determine which ones you prefer. There were some here who [...]
Short excerpts of a bivy of authors all the way from 1700's to the 1990's. Big names like Teddie Roosevelt or Aldo Leopold, Isabella Bird or John Burroughs. Twenty six authors all experts in writing about natural history are previewed in this book. Frank Bergon make a fine selection.
I think I would have rather read the full versions of many of those books over short segments.
A great collection that captures a variety of nature writing styles from eco. vigilante to transcendental mysticism.
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