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A Summer in the High Sierra

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A Summer in the High Sierra is based on Laurence Brauer's journal of a 38-day solo round trip backpacking through the timberline country from Yosemite to Kings Canyon. Traveling outside cultural and religious doctrines, Brauer examines the assumptions of human societies and find that neither the rational deconstructions of science nor the leap of faith of religion contain ...more
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Published September 2011 by Half Meadow Press
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Mar 11, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction, travel
This book is the author's journal of a 38-day solo trip in the wilderness of the High Sierra. Brauer uses the time to contemplate man's link to nature and the errors of the assumptions mankind makes about his position in the world.

This sounded like an interesting travelogue with a twist. Indeed some of the descriptions of the landscapes revealed to the author sounded beautiful and made me want to get my tent out and head for the UK's countryside. There are a number of pictures some of which sh
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Laurence Brauer is a freelance writer/critic with hundreds of essays, reviews, and features published in national and Bay Area publications. He and his wife, Barbara, own and operate Wordsworth, which specializes in writing, editing, and prepress production for small publishers and local non-profits. His photographs have been exhibited at local galleries. He lives in San Geronimo, CA.