Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-To-Zion Journey Through Every National Park

Conor Knighton (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$28.00  $25.76
Publisher
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Publish Date
April 07, 2020
Pages
336
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.3 X 1.2 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781984823540

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About the Author

Conor Knighton is an Emmy-winning correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, America's #1 Sunday morning news program. Depending on your cable package, you may have also seen him hosting shows on Current TV, AMC, and The Biography Channel or providing commentary for the likes of MTV, E!, and CNN. He has been to all of America's national parks and what feels like 40 percent of its Hampton Inns.

Reviews

"This fascinating memoir documents . . . a must-do travel item shared by many."--USA TODAY

"Conor Knighton is not only blessed with Charles Kuralt's peripatetic curiosity and John Muir's reverence for nature, he shares their all-too-rare gift--his writing makes you want to hit the road and see for yourself what truly makes America great."--Mark Adams, New York Times bestselling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu

"A touching, funny tour of the weird and wonderful in the American wild. If you love our national parks, you'll love visiting them all with the thoughtful, always entertaining Conor Knighton as your witty, energetic guide. His enthusiasm is contagious and shines on every page."--Steve Hely, author of The Wonder Trail

"You don't have to be a national parks geek like me to love this book. However, in Conor Knighton's capable hands, you will be a national parks geek as soon as you dip into this great narrative."--Rinker Buck, author of The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey

"In Leave Only Footprints, Conor Knighton does what would require a lifetime for the rest of us. Over the course of a year, he goes on a mission of discovery, sharing something new and fresh about each of our national parks and encouraging us to also visit--and preserve--the places that reflect Americans at our best."--Jonathan Jarvis, eighteenth director of the National Park Service

"I am crazy about this book. It's a delightful sampler plate of our national parks, written with charisma and erudition and leavened by a healthy dollop of humor. When Conor Knighton tells you to take a hike, you'd do well to pay attention."--Nick Offerman, author of Paddle Your Own Canoe

"Knighton is a companionable guide, light on his feet, with a steady store of . . . excellent descriptive passages, good background material, and a few sweeping insights into why national parks are so essential. . . . A fine tour d'horizon of our national grandeur."--Kirkus Reviews

"Entertaining, informative and inspirational, Leave Only Footprints will appeal to anyone who wants to learn more about America's 'best idea' and how challenging yourself can help with spiritual, emotional and personal growth."--BookPage