Walking it Off: A Veteran's Chronicle of War and Wilderness by Doug PeacockWalking it Off: A Veteran's Chronicle of War and Wilderness by Doug Peacock

Walking it Off: A Veteran's Chronicle of War and Wilderness

byDoug Peacock

Paperback | March 2, 2017

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Peacock?s eagerly awaited tale brings us epic personalities, grizzly bears, the trauma of war, and wilderness adventure. A former Green Beret medic in Vietnam, he was mythologized by Edward Abbey as George Washington Hayduke in his environmental classic, The Monkey Wrench Gang. Described by author David Quammen as ?an iconic figure, a secular prophet, in the wildass American West,? Peacock has become celebrated for his writing, in particular his book Grizzly Years, and his tireless struggle to help preserve what is wild both in and around us.

With his wife, the writer Andrea Peacock, Doug Peacock lives and writes in Livingston, Montana. His many books include The Grizzly Years: In Search of the American Wilderness; Baja; The Best of Edward Abbey; The Essential Grizzly: The Mingled Fates of Men and Bears; In the Shadow of the Sabertooth: A Renegade Naturalist Considers Globa...
Title:Walking it Off: A Veteran's Chronicle of War and WildernessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.5 × 5.55 × 0.5 inPublished:March 2, 2017Publisher:University of Washington PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0899241506

ISBN - 13:9780899241500

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Editorial Reviews

What moves me most about Doug Peacock is his willingness to be vulnerable?which is why we both laugh and cry through his stories. This is what we are missing?an ethical path. Doug Peacock is a humble warrior, fearless and honest, with a heart as big as the wild country he loves.

- Terry Tempest Williams