Far Flung: Improvisations on National Parks, Driving to Russia, Not Marrying a Ranger, the Language of Heartbreak, and Other Natu

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$19.99
Publisher
West Virginia University Press
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Pages
168
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.4 X 6.8 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781946684943
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About the Author

Cassandra Kircher is a professor of English at Elon University. She studied nonfiction at the University of Iowa, and her essays have received awards including a Pushcart nomination and Best American Essays citation. She was the first woman stationed in Rocky Mountain National Park's remote North Fork subdistrict.

Reviews

"This bold, jaunty narrative travels to unexpected places and tangos with unanticipated obsessions. I can easily imagine Kircher's book shelved alongside contemporary place-based work by Ana Maria Spagna, Blair Braverman, and Cheryl Strayed."
Elena Passarello, author of Animals Strike Curious Poses


"In a voice as clear and compelling as a tumbling mountain stream, Cassandra Kircher writes of family, landscape, and the deep and sometimes mystical ways in which we are bound to the land and bound to each other. This book is an intimate, meditative journey into the human heart, with no shortage of adventures along the way."
Kristen Iversen, author of Full Body Burden: Growing up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats


"Intimate and moving essays on nature, family, and adventures in the wild."
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