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A Field Guide to Getting Lost - Rebecca Solnit
A Field Guide to Getting Lost
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670034215 (0670034215)
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
3.5 A Field Guide to Getting Lost
This book is an interesting blend of memoir, history, philosophy, nature writing, and poetics. Parts of this book were a solid 5 stars for me, while there were other parts I couldn't connect to (which was okay). The overall theme is one of being lost, not just in physical space but also within one's...
Garden-of-Stars rated it
4.0 Field Guide To Getting Lost
I will never think of the word "lost" the same way after reading this book. There is so much more to it now that I have realized after reading it and I was intrigued from start to finish.While some people may find it hard to find how exactly the chapters are all interconnected I would recommend appr...
hpagano rated it
4.0 A Field Guide to Getting Lost
This isn't a book to hurry through, but a book to savor, think back on, enjoy. Solnit is a word smith, but she uses her craft to create a warm, down-to-earth voice. The essays are all loosely tied around the themes of wandering, distance, loss, yet each approaches the topic in a slightly different...
halfmanhalfbook rated it
4.0 A Field Guide to Getting Lost
A series of essays and thoughts on the feelings associated with being lost or losing. I fet that that they were linked, but did not always have a flow from one to the other.That said the writing in here is exceptional. Solnit writes with such a sense of place and purpose, and she is easily able to e...
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