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Mark Woods Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks PDF

Mark Woods Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks PDF

Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks

In this remarkable journey, Mark Woods captures the essence of our National Parks their serenity and majesty, complexity and vitality and their power to heal Ken BurnsMany childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America s national parks Mark s most vivid childhood memories are set against a backdrop of In this remarkable journey, Mark Woods captures the essence of our National Parks their serenity and majesty, complexity and vitality and their power to heal Ken BurnsMany childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America s national parks Mark s most vivid childhood memories are set against a backdrop of mountains, woods, and fireflies in places like Redwood, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon national parks.On the eve of turning fifty and a little burned out, Mark decided to reconnect with the great outdoors He d spend a year visiting the national parks He planned to take his mother to a park she d not yet visited and to re create his childhood trips with his wife and their iPad generation daughter.But then the unthinkable happened his mother was diagnosed with cancer, given just months to live Mark had initially intended to write a book about the future of the national parks, but Lassoing the Sun grew into something a book about family, the parks, the legacies we inherit and the ones we leave behind

Title : Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks
Author :  Mark Woods
Language : English
Isbn : 1250105897
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 320 pages

Rating: 4.9

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