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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.00
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 blindness and blocked speech, and the enduring influence of literary friendships, including John... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 23.95
This is not the Africa of Isak Dinesen, nor the Africa of Joy Adamson. This is the Africa of civil wars and tribal massacres, where the Lord?s Resistance Army recruits child-soldiers after forcing them to kill their parents and eat their hearts. The aid workers who voluntarily subject themselves to life here are a breed of their own. Meet Hickey,... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
Edward Hoagland, best known for his essays, is also an extraordinary writer as fiction, as readers of his stories ?The Final Fate of Alligators? and ?Kwan's Coney Island? can attest. First published in periodicals such as The Paris Review , Esquire , The New Yorker , The American Review , and Saul Bellow's famous literary magazine, The Nobel... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Annie Dillard observes "The best of Edward Hoagland is the best in the land." Now, in a beautiful new hardcover edition, signed by the author, and including new material, comes the best observations on nature by the finest essayist of our time. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1988; US$ 17.00
"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 mountains, paddled a canoe by moonlight, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips.... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
When John Muir traveled to California in 1868, he found the pristine mountain ranges that would inspire his life?s work. The Mountains of California is the culmination of the ten years Muir spent in the Sierra Nevadas, studying every crag, crook, and valley with great care and contemplation. Bill McKibben writes in his Introduction that Muir "invents,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
Travels in Alaska , a work he was in the process of completing at the time of his death in 1914. As Edward Hoagland writes in his Introduction, ?A century and a quarter later, we are reading [Muir?s] account because there in the glorious fiords . . . he is at our elbow, nudging us along, prompting us to understand that heaven is on earth?is the Earth?and... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 18.95
By 1968, Edward Hoagland had successfully published three novels, including the award-winning Cat Man. Looking for material for his next book, he immersed himself in the British Columbia bush for seven weeks, recording his observations and interviews in a series of diaries that became the widely lauded travel book Notes from the Century Before.... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 22.95
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 set out to explore and write about one of the last truly wild territories remaining on... more...