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Heart of Home: People, Wildlife, Place

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Is home a place, a state of mind, or a way of participating in the natural world?

In HEART OF HOME, Ted Kerasote makes the case for all three. These thoughtful, provocative essays and stories showcase Kerasote at his best, probing the evolving relationship between humans and nature. Whether fly-fishing for trout, frolicking with coyotes, gauging the costs of logging, agricu
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by The Lyons Press (first published 1997)
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Ed Keith
Mar 23, 2009 Ed Keith rated it it was amazing
Kerasote effectively ties together all the essays in this book and gets you thinking about your role and relationship with nature. I guess the reason I enjoyed this books is that the labels and stereotypes that plague so many conversations about people's relationship with nature aren't taken for granted and each story leaves you with something to think about.
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Dec 13, 2015 Lindsey rated it really liked it
Shelves: wilderness
Kerasote is a beautiful writer. His pen gives life to wild places, animals, and adventure as well as finding a place for humans.
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More pieces with a hunting emphasis rather than nature.
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Ted Kerasote's writing has spanned the globe and appeared in dozens of periodicals and anthologies, including Audubon, National Geographic Traveler, Outside, Salon, and The New York Times. He is also the author and editor of six books, one of which, Out There: In the Wild in a Wired Age, won the National Outdoor Book Award. He lives in Wyoming.
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