The Resource Savage Grace: : a Journey in Wildness, (electronic resource)

Savage Grace: : a Journey in Wildness, (electronic resource)

Label
Savage Grace: : a Journey in Wildness
Title
Savage Grace:
Title remainder
a Journey in Wildness
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Jay Griffiths is a tour guide for anyone who has ever wished to commune with the side of our human psyche that remains in touch with the wild. Equally at home among the 'sea gypsy' Bajo people who live off the coast of Thailand and forage their food from the ocean floor, drinking the psychedelic ayahuasca plant with Amazonian shamans, or joining an Inuit whale hunt at the northern tip of Canada, Griffiths takes readers on an adventure both charted and un-chartable. She divides her meditations on these travels into sections named after the ancient elemental properties of the universe-Earth, Air, Fire, Ice, and Water-because her subject matter is not merely the places traveled to but the depths of mind and the cultural narratives revealed by place. It is a universal story told of far-flung groups of humans, with vastly different ways of life, connected through the varied wilderness that sustains them. By describing the ways in which human societies and the human mind have developed in response to the wilder elements of our homelands, Savage Grace reveals itself as a benediction for the emotional, intellectual, and physical nourishment that people continue to draw from the natural world. Under the sway of Griffiths' charisma, her poetic prose, and her deeply learned and persuasive case for the wild roots of our shared human being, we learn that we are all, each and every one of us, a force of nature
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Griffiths, Jay
Dewey number
333.78/216
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Indigenous peoples
  • Human ecology
  • Nature
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Savage Grace: : a Journey in Wildness, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11778090
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11778090
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11778090
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778090
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Savage Grace: : a Journey in Wildness, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11778090
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11778090
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11778090
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778090
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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