The Adirondacks

A History of America's First Wilderness
Product Number: EB00681477
Released: Sep 06, 2016
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781250135209
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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Description

His book is a romance, a story of first love between Americans and a thing they call "wilderness." For it was in the Adirondacks that masses of non-Native Americans first learned to cherish the wilderness as a place of recreation and solace. In this lyrical narrative history, the author reveals that the affair between Americans and the Adirondacks was by no means one of love at first sight. And even now, Schneider shows that Americans' relationship with the glorious mountains and rivers of the Adirondacks continues to change. As in every good romance, nothing is as simple as it appears.

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Author(s): Paul Schneider
Genre: History, Science
Original Publish Date: Sep 06, 2016

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