On Trails: An Exploration

㷖 Free pdf ੏ On Trails: An Exploration download in english Ѻ By Robert Moor ब 㷖 Free pdf ੏ On Trails: An Exploration download in english Ѻ By Robert Moor ब Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the Pacific Northwest Book Award The best outdoors book of the year Sierra Club A New York Times Bestseller A Best Book of the Yearas chosen by The Boston Globe, The Seattle Times, , National Post, New York, The Telegraph, Booklist, The Guardian Bookshop From a debut talent whos been compared to Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, David Quammen, and Jared Diamond, On Trails is a wondrous exploration of how trails help us understand the worldfrom invisible ant trails to hiking paths that span continents, from interstate highways to the Internet.In 2009, while thru hiking the Appalachian Trail, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet How do they form Why do some improve over time while others fade What makes us follow or strike off on our own Over the course of the next seven years, Moor traveled the globe, exploring trails of all kinds, from the miniscule to the massive He learned the tricks of master trail builders, hunted down long lost Cherokee trails, and traced the origins of our road networks and the Internet In each chapter, Moor interweaves his adventures with findings from science, history, philosophy, and nature writingcombining the nomadic joys of Peter Matthiessen with the eclectic wisdom of Lewis Hydes The Gift Throughout, Moor reveals how this single topicthe oft overlooked trailsheds new light on a wealth of age old questions How does order emerge out of chaos How did animals first crawl forth from the seas and spread across continents How has humanitys relationship with nature and technology shaped world around us And, ultimately, how does each of us pick a path through life Moor has the essayists gift for making new connections, the adventurers love for paths untaken, and the philosophers knack for asking big questions With a breathtaking arc that spans from the dawn of animal life to the digital era, On Trails is a book that makes us see our world, our history, our species, and our ways of life anew. Robert Moor The official website of New York Times best selling author Robert Moor General Manager vakschool Schoonhoven Bekijk het profiel van op LinkedIn, de grootste professionele community ter wereld heeft functies zijn haar robertmoor Twitter latest Tweets from Essayist journalist Write sometimes for newyorker, nymag, harpers, gqmagazine Author On Trails An Profielen Facebook profielen mensen met naam Word lid Facebook om in contact te komen en anderen die je mogelijk kent L Moore Wikipedia August , June was an American Jungian analyst and consultant private practice Chicago, Illinois He the Distinguished Top profiles LinkedIn View professionals named on LinkedIn There are Moor, who use to exchange information, ideas, IMDb Actor Knock, ou le triomphe la mdecine born July Rouen, Seine Infrieure now Maritime France as December a French actor Selected filmography Abbot Constantine Madame Bovary Man Nowhere On Trails: An Exploration

    • Paperback
    • 1476739218
    • On Trails: An Exploration
    • Robert Moor
    • English
    • 24 September 2017

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