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Outside 25 : classic tales and new voices from the frontiers of adventure

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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Brings together more than thirty essays about high-stakes adventures in the wild, in a collection that includes contributions by such writers as Mark Jenkins, Bill Vaughn, Paul Theroux, Sara Corbett, and Peter Maass.
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0393051862 9780393051865 0393325032 9780393325034
OCLC Number: 49493591
Notes: "An Outside book."
Description: xiv, 598 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Tracks. Forbidden / Tim Cahill. The very short history of Nunavu / William T. Vollmann. Another day in the drop zone / Peter Maass. Here the bear and the Mafia roam / Bob Shacochis. Everest to the left of me, unrest to the right / Edward Hoagland. The essential nature of islands / Paul Theroux. The last days of the mountain kingdom / Patrick Symmes --
Wild things. My son, the manatee / W. Hodding Carter. Does the mushroom love its plucker? / Ian Frazier. I, nature boy / David Rakoff. The whale hunters / Sebastian Junger. And old views shall be replaced by new / Mark Levine. The post-communist wolf / David Quammen. One nation, under Ted / Jack Hitt --
At play. Thinking about machine-man / Hampton Sides. Life's swell / Susan Orlean. The unbearable lightness of being the boarder queen / Sara Corbett. It's gonna suck to be you / Steve Friedman. Mr. Sunset rides again / Rob Buchanan. Across the disappearing finish line / Bill McKibben --
The fall line. Death of an innocent / Jon Krakauer. Fear of falling / Greg Child. The Boy Scout vs. the mutant / Bruce Barcott. The climber comes down to earth / Daniel Duane. As freezing persons recollect the snow / Peter Stark. Dark behind it rose the forest / Randall Sullivan. Long gone / Bryan Di Salvatore and Deirdre McNamer. The captain went down with the ship / Daniel Coyle --
Around the bend. I see a little silhouetto of a man / Ian Frazier. Is just like Amerika! / Brad Wetzler. Dr. Pepper / Randy Wayne White. Wonk on the wild side / Mike Steere. The low-tech, high-speed, retro-manic simple life / Florence Williams. King of the dirtbags / Mark Jenkins. Skating home backwards / Bill Vaughn.
Other Titles: Outside twenty-five
Outside (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Hal Espen.

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True stories of wild places and extreme endeavors from the magazine that invented adventure writing as we know it.  Read more...

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"A blend that is exciting, thoughtful, poignant, whacky and always sparkling....Essential reading." -- Tom Meade - Providence Journal-Bulletin

 
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