The Resource Getting to Grey Owl: : journeys on four continents, Kurt Caswell, (electronic resource)

Getting to Grey Owl: : journeys on four continents, Kurt Caswell, (electronic resource)

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Getting to Grey Owl: : journeys on four continents
Title
Getting to Grey Owl:
Title remainder
journeys on four continents
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Caswell
Title variation
Journeys on four continents
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Language
eng
Summary
Writer, teacher, and adventurer Kurt Caswell has spent his adult life canoeing, hiking, and pedaling his way toward a deeper understanding of our vast and varied world. Getting to Grey Owl: A Man's Journey across Four Continents chronicles over twenty years of Caswell's travels as he buys a rug in Morocco, rides a riverboat in China, attends a bullfight in Spain, climbs four mountains in the United Kingdom, and backpacks a challenging route through Iceland's wild Hornstrandir Peninsula. Writing in the tradition of such visionary nomads as Hermann Hesse, Robert Louis Stevenson, Bruce Chatwin, Paul Theroux, Pico Iyer, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and William Wordsworth, Caswell travels through wild and urban landscapes, as well as philosophical and ideological vistas, championing the pleasures of a wandering life. Far from the trappings of the everyday, he explores a range of ideas: the meaning of roads and pathways, the story of Cain and Abel, nomadic life and the evolution of the human animal, the role of agriculture in the making of the modern world, and the fragility of love
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Midwest
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1969-
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Caswell, Kurt
Dewey number
818/.6
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Caswell, Kurt
  • Travel
  • Meaning (Psychology)
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Getting to Grey Owl: : journeys on four continents, Kurt Caswell, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808297
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Publication
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multicolored
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MWT11808297
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11808297
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remote
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11808297
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Getting to Grey Owl: : journeys on four continents, Kurt Caswell, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808297
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11808297
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11808297
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808297
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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