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Walking to Extremes
In this compact, essential book, a veteran poet and inveterate outdoorsman explores the hidden histories of place, the psychology of aloneness, and the human condition in inhospitable spaces. The author of the celebrated novella The Man Who Walked to The Moon(see link below), McCord brings to life three of his desert walks in New Mexico and Iceland, and one particularly ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by McPherson
(first published January 1st 2008)
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Poet Howard McCord has been a mountain climber and long-distance hiker for most of his adult life. "Walking to Extremes" is not another hiking book but a trip through time, space and of the mind of the author, filled with the history geography and geology of the places he has been. It is one of those books filled with penetrating imagery that you don't want to end.