The Resource The road is how : a prairie pilgrimage through nature, desire, and soul, Trevor Herriot, (electronic resource)

The road is how : a prairie pilgrimage through nature, desire, and soul, Trevor Herriot, (electronic resource)

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The road is how : a prairie pilgrimage through nature, desire, and soul
Title
The road is how
Title remainder
a prairie pilgrimage through nature, desire, and soul
Statement of responsibility
Trevor Herriot
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Language
eng
Summary
Prairie naturalist Trevor Herriot decides the road is how. Recovering from a misstep that could have been his last, he decides to go for a walk to sort through questions that rushed in upon the enforced stillness of waiting for his body to heal. The Road is How re-enchants our modern map of desire, spirit and nature by taking us on a three-day walk down an ordinary prairie road. Detouring along rail beds, over hills and into fields, sitting next to sloughs, waiting for a sparrow to sing to the dusk a second time, we enter a territory where imagination and experience carry us beyond the history of our transgressions to the soul's contact with a broken land. By turns irreverent and meditative, lyrical and analytical, this moving account bears the characteristic style of Herriot's bestseller River in a Dry Land, but this time the focus of his critique is not on the culture but on the individual. Attended by a pair of hawks and his remembered conversations with an old friend, the author discovers the depth of his own weakness and obsessions, and begins the longer walk into the second half of life by facing his own part in the spiritual failures of men and how that plays out in family, community and landscape. The Road is How matches landscape to the travelling soul and offers believers and skeptics alike an illuminating look at how brief passages in our lives can help us find grace in our footsteps on this good earth
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Midwest
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Herriot, Trevor
Dewey number
917.124/4044
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Herriot, Trevor
  • Spirituality
  • Nature
  • Walking
  • Electronic books
  • Saskatchewan
Target audience
adult
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The road is how : a prairie pilgrimage through nature, desire, and soul, Trevor Herriot, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11918150
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11918150
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11918150
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11918150
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The road is how : a prairie pilgrimage through nature, desire, and soul, Trevor Herriot, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11918150
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11918150
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11918150
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11918150
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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