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Wild rides and wildflowers : philosophy and botany with bikes

Author: Scott H Abbott; Samuel R Rushforth
Publisher: Salt Lake City : Torrey House Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Torrey House Press editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Two university professors bike the Great Western Trail again and again, and write about the variations they see every season, fear of aging, male behavior patterns, and anguish at the relentless development of wild spaces.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott H Abbott; Samuel R Rushforth
ISBN: 9781937226237 1937226239
OCLC Number: 1144664779
Description: ii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Year I --
1 Lumpers and Splitters 3 --
2 Biker lycra siticus 16 --
3 Ed Abbey Had a Mountain Bike 23 --
4 Testiculatus 32 --
5 Weeds of the West 38 --
6 Beauty is as Beauty C'n Do 47 --
7 Prostate Saver 52 --
8 Bird that Eats Shit 59 --
9 Murderers, Fornicators, and Coffee Drinkers 65 --
10 Hardtail or Doublesprung? 69 --
11 6,047,086,034 6,047,086,035 74 --
12 This is True Worship 79 --
13 A Carbolic-Acid Enema 85 --
14 Lardass 94 --
15 Agnostic Praying Mantis 99 --
16 Little Column? 107 --
17 Empty Sockets, Sardonic Grin 115 --
Year II --
18 A Pretty Decent Fall 123 --
19 Mistletoe Birds 129 --
20 Ecstatic Phenomenon 135 --
21 Sage Grouse Lek 142 --
22 Oblanceolate to Spatulate 149 --
23 Wicked Concoction 153 --
24 Mr. Nice Dick 161 --
25 Evolutionary Theater 168 --
26 Jesus is the Answer 177 --
27 Horny Goat Weed 184 --
28 As Common as Paradox, As Odd as Love 192 --
Year III --
29 Strange Behaviors 201 --
30 Elderberry Melancholy 208 --
31 Do You Believe in Love? 216 --
32 Just the Stuff About Your Virility 222 --
33 Mr. Feelgood 229 --
34 Death Defying Act of Defiance 238 --
35 Nurses 246 --
36 Stories I'll Tell at Your Funeral 253 --
37 Transcendental Balance 260 --
38 Life's Essential Injustice 266 --
39 Standing in the Snow Thinking About Plums 273 --
40 I'll Bury Her Among Piñons 280 --
Year IV --
41 Driving Off the Spleen 289 --
42 Draw Me No White Dresses on Corpses 298 --
43 Who Has Once Met Irony 303 --
44 A World of Yellow Scent 308 --
45 Happy Hour/Under God 316 --
46 Canvas for Paint, Paper for Ink 322 --
47 Too Old a Dog 328 --
48 God Stories 334 --
49 A Trillion, Trillion, Trillion Years 340 --
Year V --
50 Not the End, Yet 353.
Other Titles: Wild rides & wild flowers
Responsibility: by Scott Abbott and Sam Rushforth.

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Two university professors bike the Great Western Trail again and again, and write about the variations they see every season, fear of aging, male behavior patterns, and anguish at the relentless development of wild spaces.

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