The Practice of the Wild: With a New Preface by the Author

August 27, 2010|
The Practice of the Wild: With a New Preface by the Author by Gary Snyder
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The nine captivatingly meditative essays in The Practice of the Wild display the deep understanding and wide erudition of Gary Snyder in the ways of Buddhist belief, wildness, wildlife, and the world. These essays, first published in 1990, stand as the mature centerpiece of Snyder's work and thought, and this profound collection is widely accepted as one of the central texts on wilderness and the interaction of nature and culture.
Gary Snyder was born in San Francisco and received a B.A. in anthropology at Reed College. He attended Indiana University and pursued the study of oriental languages at the University of California at Berkeley. When he was 18, he shipped out of New York as a sailor. He later worked as a logger and forest lookout in Oregon, Washington, ...
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Title:The Practice of the Wild: With a New Preface by the AuthorFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.6 inPublished:August 27, 2010Publisher:CounterpointLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:158243638X

ISBN - 13:9781582436388

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