Tristan Gooley

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Average rating: 3.74 · 4,269 ratings · 549 reviews · 14 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Lost Art of Reading Nat...

3.72 avg rating — 1,954 ratings — published 2015 — 20 editions
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How To Read Water: Clues & ...

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The Natural Navigator

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How to Read Nature: Awaken ...

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How to Connect with Nature

3.64 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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The Natural Navigator Pocke...

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The Nature Instinct: Relear...

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The Natural Explorer

3.70 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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How to read water, walker's...

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The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs by Tristan Gooley
"Ironically, when I choose this book to review I was looking forwarding to using it as a way to understand and enjoy the outdoors more than I have and boost my skills. It turned out that I wound up in the hospital for several weeks during the publi..." Read more of this review »
How To Read Water by Tristan Gooley
"This book goes on to "the best I've ever read about anything" shelf. I learned so much about the world around me. What seems like the simplest things: water, weeds, trees, the sky.... But Gooley's detailed observations and explanation of HOW EVERY..." Read more of this review »
How To Read Water by Tristan Gooley
"I thought this book was fascinating! I've always had a fascination with water. I love waterfalls and rivers and lately, I've been intrigued by sailing. This book was filled with little nuggets of cool things to look for among all kinds of water, t..." Read more of this review »
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“It should be expected that we will find wonder in a vast mountain landscape, but it is a more serious challenge to find wonder in a hill. It is a great achievement to find it in a molehill.”
Tristan Gooley, How to Connect with Nature

“I would rather die walking than die of boredom reading about how to walk safely. This”
Tristan Gooley, The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals-and Other Forgotten Skills

“Most of the walking books I have come across over the years get bogged down in obsessive attention to safety and equipment. I have rarely found myself enjoying these books, because I do not go walking with the purpose of staying within a world of perfect safety and comfort. Personally, I would rather die walking than die of boredom reading about how to walk safely.”
Tristan Gooley, The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals-and Other Forgotten Skills

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