By Dan White
“The definitive ebook on camping out in the US. . . . A passionate, witty, and deeply enticing exam of why people enterprise into the wild.”—Cheryl Strayed, writer of Wild
From the Sierras to the Adirondacks and the Everglades, Dan White travels the country to adventure firsthand—and occasionally face first—how the yankee wasteland reworked from the devil’s playground right into a resource of experience, rest, and renewal.
Whether he’s tenting nude in cougar kingdom, being attacked through natural world whereas “glamping,” or crashing a girls-only event for city young people, Dan White seeks to animate the evolution of outside game. within the approach, he demonstrates how the likes of Emerson, Thoreau, Roosevelt, and Muir—along with visionaries corresponding to Adirondack Murray, Horace Kephart, and Juliette Gordon Low—helped blaze a path from Transcendentalism to go away No Trace.
Wide-ranging in study, enthusiasm, and geography, Under the Stars unearths an unlimited inhabitants of nature seekers, a rustic nonetheless in love with its wild places.
By John D. Fair
For lots of the 20th century, the “Mr. the USA” snapshot epitomized muscular manhood. From humble beginnings in 1939 at a small gymnasium in Schenectady, long island, the Mr. the USA Contest turned the world’s most popular bodybuilding occasion over the subsequent thirty years. Rooted in historical Greek virtues of healthiness, health, attractiveness, and athleticism, it showcased a few of the best specimens of yank masculinity. Interviewing approximately 100 significant figures within the actual tradition stream (including twenty-five Mr. Americas) and incorporating copious published and manuscript resources, John D. reasonable has created the definitive examine of this iconic phenomenon.
Revealing the ways that the competition supplied a version of practical and healthy manhood, Mr. the United States captures the event’s route to idealism and its sluggish descent into obscurity. because the Nineteen Sixties marked a turbulent transition in American society—from the civil rights move to the increase of feminism and lengthening reputation of homosexuality—Mr. the USA replaced besides. Exploring the impact of alternative physically monitors, resembling the Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia contests and the leave out the USA festival, reasonable specializes in commercialism, dimension obsession, and medication that corrupted the competition’s unique motive. obtainable and interesting, Mr. the US is a compelling portrayal of the respect days of yank muscle.
By Mark (ed.) Stallard,Steve Owens
By Stan Byrdy,Augusta Mayor Bob Young
By E. Norman Gardiner
By Murry R. Nelson
By Caryn Boddie,Peter Boddie
By Kevin Shea,Jason Wilson,Brendan Shanahan
The Toronto Maple Leafs are the most storied franchises in all of game and with no query -- the main famous crew in all of hockey. via this trip of 100 years of Maple Leaf hockey, lovers will learn of ups and downs, triumphs and tears, laughter and laments. This booklet tells the Leafs' whole background and introduces fanatics to coaches, in addition to such legends as: Apps and Armstrong, Kennedy and Keon, Broda and Bower, Salming and Sundin, but in addition avid gamers who wore the Blue and White and left way more modest legacies. It takes fanatics to Toronto's first video game, the development of Maple Leaf Gardens and next stream to the Air Canada Centre. It celebrates Toronto's Stanley Cups and corridor of repute avid gamers and demonstrates that via every one intriguing season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have without end remained our staff and loved the particularly unswerving help of a state of lovers.
released in entire partnership with the Toronto Maple Leafs and scheduled to unencumber because the Leafs input their a centesimal season, this authentic centennial booklet contains contributions from some of the largest names in Leaf heritage. writer Kevin Shea received exceptional entry to gamers -- previous and current -- in addition to group executives to supply this publication the main compelling, proficient, and actual portrayal of Toronto's ancient hockey crew and their very important position in either the realm of hockey and the tradition of Canada. mixed with terrific archival photos and a very impressive layout, this is often the definitive and should have ebook for fanatics of the Blue and White.
By David M. McGee
By Jim Sumner
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