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The Book Wild
The Author Cheryl Strayed
The Publisher Luitingh Sijthoff
Release Date2012-09-05
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 9789021803555
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: De nummer 1-bestseller uit Amerika Een krachtig memoir dat recht uit het hart komt: het verhaal van een jonge vrouw die op het dieptepunt van haar leven een 1700 kilometer lange solo-hike maakt. De tocht is slopend, zowel emotioneel als fysiek, maar maakt haar uiteindelijk sterker dan ooit. `Spectaculair en aangrijpend een adembenemend verhaal. The New York Times `Geweldig, oprecht en meeslepend. Marie Claire `Ik hou van dit boek. Ik wil het van de daken schreeuwen en over het web roepen. Ik hou zoveel van dit boek dat ik niets liever wil dan er zo veel mogelijk over praten. Oprah Winfrey over haar keuze voor Wild in Oprahs Book Club 2.0 Op haar zesentwintigste bevindt Cheryl Strayed zich in een diep dal: haar moeder is overleden en ze ligt in scheiding. Ze neemt haar meest impulsieve beslissing ooit en begint aan een voettocht van 1700 kilometer langs de Pacific Crest Trail in het westen van Amerika. Helemaal alleen, zonder ervaring en met een veel te zware rugzak. Drie maanden lang doorstaat ze intense hitte en meters sneeuw, wordt ze geconfronteerd met beren en ratelslangen, en ervaart ze de schoonheid, maar ook de verschrikkelijke eenzaamheid van de tocht. Met spanning, warmte en humor en in een meeslepende en sprankelende stijl vertelt Cheryl Strayed haar verhaal. Wild is het levendige verslag van de intense angst maar ook het enorme plezier die ze beleefde tijdens de reis die haar leven voorgoed zou veranderen.

The Book Wild
The Author Cheryl Strayed
The Publisher
Release Date2014
ISBN 9049803172
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Memoires van een Amerikaanse vrouw die een 1700 km lange hike over het Pacific Crest Trail door de wildernis van Californië en Oregon maakte, nadat ze in haar leven was vastgelopen.

The Book Wild
The Author Cheryl Strayed
The Publisher Vintage
Release Date2012-03-20
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 336
ISBN 9780307957658
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State—and she would do it alone. Told with suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, Wild powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her. NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, The Boston Globe, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, St. Louis Dispatch

The Book Reports from a Wild Country
The Author Deborah Bird Rose
The Publisher UNSW Press
Release Date2004
Genre History
Pages 235
ISBN 0868407984
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Explores some of Australia’s major ethical challenges. Written in the midst of rapid social and environmental change and in a time of uncertainty and division, it offers powerful stories and arguments for ethical choice and commitment. The focus is on reconciliation between Indigenous and ‘Settler’ peoples, and with nature.

The Book Werken met wild
The Author Peter Klosse
The Publisher Overamstel Uitgevers
Release Date2015-10-15
Genre Cooking
Pages 256
ISBN 9789048829644
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Aan de hand van heldere instructies en duidelijke foto's leer je stap voor stap alle belangrijke technieken om wild, zowel gevogelte als gewervelden, uit te benen. Om de prachtige stukken vlees goed te bereiden wordt er aan de hand van basistechnieken duidelijk uitgelegd hoe te roken, pekelen, braden of konfijten, maar ook hoe een goede paté te maken of reestoof. De chefs van Nederlands bekendste wildrestaurant De Echoput geven hun mooiste wildgerechten prijs die door amateurkoks goed na te maken zijn zoals Veluwse reerug met kersen, amandel, zomerpostelein en cantharellen. Bijzondere gerechten die menig wildliefhebber zullen verrassen. Naast een informatief naslagwerk over de veelvoorkomende en gegeten wildsoorten in Nederland biedt Werken met wild allerhande tips en anekdotes over het meest duurzame vlees.

The Book Wild Cats of the World
The Author Mel Sunquist
The Publisher University of Chicago Press
Release Date2017-05-15
Genre Pets
Pages 462
ISBN 9780226518237
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Did you know that European royalty once used cheetahs to hunt deer, or that caracals can capture birds by leaping six and a half feet straight up into the air from a standing start? Have you ever wondered whether domestic cats really do land on their feet when they fall, or how Canada lynx can stalk their prey in the winter without falling through the deep snow? Wild Cats of the World is a treasure trove of answers to questions like these, and many others, for anyone who's interested in learning more about the world's felids, including the ones with whom we share our homes. Mel and Fiona Sunquist have spent more than a decade gathering information about cats from every available source, many of them quite difficult to find, including scientific papers, descriptions of hunts, archeological findings, observations by naturalists and travelers, reports from government agencies, and newsletters from a wide variety of organizations. Weaving information from these sources together with their own experiences observing wild cats around the world, the Sunquists have created the most comprehensive reference on felids available. Each of their accounts of the 36 species of cat contains a description of the cat, including human interactions with it, as well as detailed data on its distribution, ecology and behavior, status in the wild, and efforts to conserve it. Numerous photographs, including more than 40 in full color, illustrate these accounts. Ranging from the two-pound black-footed cat to the five-hundred-pound tiger, and from the African serval with its satellite-dish ears to the web-footed fishing cat of Asia, Wild Cats of the World will fascinate and educate felid fans of any stripe (or spot).

The Book How to Train a Wild Elephant
The Author Jan Chozen Bays
The Publisher Shambhala Publications
Release Date2011-07-12
Genre Self-Help
Pages 224
ISBN 0834827468
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A growing body of research is showing that mindfulness can reduce stress, improve physical health, and improve one’s overall quality of life. Jan Chozen Bays, MD—physician and Zen teacher—has developed a series of simple practices to help us cultivate mindfulness as we go about our ordinary, daily lives. Exercises include: taking three deep breaths before answering the phone, noticing and adjusting your posture throughout the day, eating mindfully, and leaving no trace of yourself after using the kitchen or bathroom. Each exercise is presented with tips on how to remind yourself and a short life lesson connected with it.

The Book Wild Things
The Author Sidney I. Dobrin
The Publisher Wayne State University Press
Release Date2004
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 308
ISBN 0814330282
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The first book-length study of the relationship between children's literature and ecocriticism.

The Book Wild at Heart
The Author John Eldredge
The Publisher Harper Collins
Release Date2011-04-17
Genre Religion
Pages 272
ISBN 9781400200399
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: John Eldredge revises and updates his best-selling, renowned Christian classic. God designed men to be dangerous, says John Eldredge. Simply look at the dreams and desires written in the heart of every boy: To be a hero, to be a warrior, to live a life of adventure and risk. Sadly, most men abandon those dreams and desires-aided by a Christianity that feels like nothing more than pressure to be a "nice guy." It is no wonder that many men avoid church, and those who go are often passive and bored to death. In this provocative book, Eldredge gives women a look inside the true heart of a man and gives men permission to be what God designed them to be-dangerous, passionate, alive, and free.

The Book Wild at Heart Revised and Updated
The Author John Eldredge
The Publisher Thomas Nelson
Release Date2011-04-17
Genre Religion
Pages 272
ISBN 9781418509286
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Every man was once a boy. And every little has dreams, big dreams, dreams of being the hero, of beating the bad guys, of doing daring feats and rescuing the damsel in distress. Every little girl has dreams, too: of being rescued by her prince and swept up into a great adventure, knowing that she is the beauty. But what happens to those dreams when we grow up? Walk into most churches, have a look around, and ask yourself: What is a Christian man? Without listening to what is said, look at what you find there. Most Christian men are . . . bored. John Eldredge revises and updates his best-selling, renowned Christian classic, Wild at Heart, and in it invites men to recover their masculine heart, defined in the image of a passionate God. And he invites women to discover the secret of a man’s soul and to delight in the strength and wildness men were created to offer. John Eldredge is the director of Ransomed Heart

The Book Wild Product Governance
The Author Sarah A. Laird
The Publisher Earthscan
Release Date2010
Genre Technology & Engineering
Pages 422
ISBN 9781849775199
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Products from the wild, also known as non-timber forest products (NTFPs), are used as medicines, foods, spices, and a multitude of other purposes. They contribute substantially to rural livelihoods, generate revenue for companies and governments, and have a range of impacts on biodiversity conservation. However, there is little information available for those seeking to develop effective policy frameworks and regulation.a This book addresses that shortage with information and recommendations on the drafting, content and implementation of NTFP policies, and the broader issues of governance associated with these products. It reviews the diverse elements that combine to create laws and policies that promote sustainable and equitable management, trade and use of species. Drawing on a wealth of unique case studies from around the world, this volume examines experiences with NTFP regulation, including its sometimes unintended consequences. It looks at economic factors, the interface between traditional and western knowledge and legal systems, and relationships between NTFP regulation, land tenure and resource rights, as well as power and equity imbalances. The volume includes a review of available literature and resources, plus an annotated bibliography linked to the People and Plants International website ( Published with People and Plants International

The Book Laughing Wild
The Author Christopher Durang
The Publisher Dramatists Play Service Inc
Release Date1996
Genre Drama
Pages 83
ISBN 0822215284
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: THE STORY: In the first section of the play, a Woman enters and embarks on an increasingly frenetic (and funny) recital of the perils and frustrations of daily life in urban America--waiting in line, rude taxi drivers, inane talk shows and the selfi

The Book Tending the Wild
The Author Kat Anderson
The Publisher Univ of California Press
Release Date2006
Genre Nature
Pages 526
ISBN 0520248511
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Demonstrates how Native American knowledge and uses of California's natural resources can contribute to contemporary conservation efforts, exploring the land management practices that Native Americans recall from their grandparents, such as how and when areas were burned, which plants were eaten and which were used for basketry, and how plants were tended. Original.

The Book Wild
The Author Ben Okri
The Publisher Random House
Release Date2012-03-22
Genre Poetry
Pages 96
ISBN 9781448116768
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Ben Okri is a prolific Booker-Prize winning novelist and essayist, but has published only two collections of poetry. The first was An African Elegy and the second was Mental Fight. Both were highly regarded. Thus a third collection is a literary event, especially since 13 years have elapsed since his last. As acclaimed for his poetic vision as for the beauty of his language, in these poems Okri captures both the tenderness and the fragility, as well as the depths and the often hidden directions of our lives. To him, the 'wild' is an alternative to the familiar; an essential place in the journey where energy meets freedom, where art meets the elemental, where chaos can be honed. The wild is our link to the stars... Ranging across a wide variety of subjects, from the autobiographical to the philosophical, from war to love, from nature to the difficulty of truly seeing, these poems reconfigure the human condition in unusual light through their mastery of tone and condensed brilliance.

The Book Wild Mammals of North America
The Author George A. Feldhamer
The Publisher JHU Press
Release Date2003-10-21
Genre Nature
Pages 1216
ISBN 0801874165
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "An essential for any professional in the areas of wildlife management or biology, and of great value to anyone interested in the life histories of North American mammals." -- Northeastern Naturalist

The Book The Call of the Wild
The Author Jack London
The Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date2012-01-24
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Pages 160
ISBN 9781442457560
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: First published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is regarded as Jack London's masterpiece. Based on London's experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness and his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence, The Call of the Wild is a tale about unbreakable spirit and the fight for survival in the frozen Alaskan Klondike.

The Book The Practice of the Wild
The Author Gary Snyder
The Publisher Counterpoint Press
Release Date2010
Genre Nature
Pages 205
ISBN 9781582436388
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The nine captivatingly meditative essays in The Practice of the Wild display the deep understanding and wide erudition of Gary Snyder in the ways of Buddhist belief, wildness, wildlife, and the world. These essays, first published in 1990, stand as the mature centerpiece of Snyder s work and thought, and this profound collection is widely accepted as one of the central texts on wilderness and the interaction of nature and culture."

The Book Thoreau s Nature
The Author Jane Bennett
The Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date2002
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 141
ISBN 0742521419
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Thoreau's Nature: Ethics, Politics, and the Wild explores how Thoreau crafted a life open to "the Wild," a term that marks the startling element of foreignness in every object of experience, however familiar. Thoreau's encounters with nature, Bennett argues, allowed him to resist his all-too-human tendency toward intellectual laziness, social conformity, and political complacency. Bennett pursues this theme by constructing a series of dialogues between Thoreau and our contemporaries: Foucault on identity and power, Haraway on the nature/culture of division, Hollywood celebrities on the Walden Woods Project, the National Endowment for the Humanities on politics and art, and Kafka on the question of political idealism. The pertinence to the late 20th century of Thoreau's pursuit of independent judgment, ecological foresight, and moral nobility becomes apparent through these engagements.

The Book Where the Wild Books are
The Author Jim Dwyer
The Publisher University of Nevada Press
Release Date2010
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 264
ISBN 0874178118
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Each chapter consists of a list of works in the genre with some connection to ecological issues and a plot summary no longer than a sentence.

The Book Into the Wild
The Author Jon Krakauer
The Publisher Pan Macmillan
Release Date2011-07-06
Genre Travel
Pages 320
ISBN 9780330469982
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature. A 2007 film adaptation of Into the Wild was directed by Sean Penn and starred Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart.