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In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland’s extraordinary gifts for portraiture—his cast runs from…
The Mountains Of California
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|March 25, 2008

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A stirring tribute to one of America's most remote and beautiful places by one of the first modern preservationists This Penguin Classic-Muir's first book-puts a pioneering conservationist's passion for nature in high relief. With a poet's sensitivity and a…
Compass Points: How I Lived
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|March 26, 2002

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In a luminous memoir of a life richly lived, one of America’s finest writers explores the themes that have shaped his life and work: the glories of the natural world, the lure of working for a circus and fighting forest fires, the afflictions of temporary…
Walden: A Library Of America Paperback Classic
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"Perhaps the most remarkable book in the American canon. As dense as scripture, crowded with aphorism, Walden is full enough of ideas for a score of ordinary books." -Bill McKibben In 1845 Henry David Thoreau left his pencil-manufacturing business and began…
Early in the Season: A British Columbia Journal
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A great essayist's portrait of British Columbia in the 1960s, following Notes from the Century Before. In 1968 Edward Hoagland embarked on his second trip to British Columbia. The following year he published the journal from his first trip as Notes from the…
In the Country of the Blind: A Novel
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|November 1, 2016

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A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE Sixty years after the publication of his first novel, Cat Man, Edward Hogland is publishing his twenty-fifth book at the age of eighty-three. This capstone novel, set in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, introduces Press, a…
Children Are Diamonds: An African Apocalypse
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This is not the Africa of Isak Dinsen or Joy Adamson. This is the Africa of civil wars and tribal massacres, where the Lord’s Resistance Army drafts child-soldiers after forcing them to kill their parents and eat their hearts. The aid workers who…
Alaskan Travels: Far-Flung Tales of Love and Adventure
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Thirty years ago, celebrated American writer Edward Hoagland, in his early fifties and already with a dozen acclaimed books under his belt, had a choice: a midlife crisis or a midlife adventure. He chose the adventure. Pencil and notebook at the ready, Hoagland…
Sex and the River Styx
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|February 18, 2011

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Called the best essayist of his time by luminaries like Philip Roth, John Updike, and Edward Abbey, Edward Hoagland brings readers his ultimate collection. In Sex and the River Styx , the author's sharp eye and intense curiosity shine through in essays that span…
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|June 11, 2002

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In the late 1800s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves, and whales. Half-poet and half-geologist, he…
The Maine Woods
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|December 1, 1988

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"What a wilderness walk for a man to take alone!...Here was traveling of the old heroic kind over the unaltered face of nature." -Henry David Thoreau Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine. He climbed…
The Devil's Tub: Collected Stories
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Edward Hoagland, best known for his essays, is also an extraordinary writer of fiction, as readers of his stories “The Final Fate of the Alligators” and “Kwan’s Coney Island” can attest. First published in periodicals such as the Paris…
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