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The Trail Home: Nature, Imagination, and the American West
by John Daniel
The author of Common Ground presents a collection of essays on nature and our place within it. With humor, compassion, and a culturally informed clarity, Daniel examines issues of land use and ecological responsibilty, argues against industrial and consumer profligacy, and celebrates the natural mysteries that both include and far surpass the human.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 3rd 1994 by Pantheon
(first published May 30th 1992)
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Born in South Carolina and raised in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., John Daniel has lived in the West since 1966. After attending and dropping out of Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he worked as a logger, railroad inspector, rock climbing instructor, hod carrier, and poet-in-the-schools. He began to write poetry and prose in the 1970s while living on a ranch in south-central Oregon. In 1982 he ...moreMore about John Daniel...