Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Likes to Walk Outside

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5.4 X 8.1 X 0.8 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author

Nick Offerman is the New York Times bestselling author of Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living, Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers, and Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop, as well as co-author of The Greatest Love Story Ever Told, with his wife, Megan Mullally. Offerman is the narrator for the audiobook of Wendell Berry's latest, The Need to Be Whole, and co-stars in Episode 3 of The Last of Us. Nick and Megan live in Los Angeles, California, with their pups and a fairly decent collection of assorted wood clamps.


*An Amazon Best of the Month Pick*

"At once a travelogue, a manifesto, and a rousing call to get outside, Where the Deer and the Antelope Play is a breath of fresh alpine air, delivered by an amiable guide." --Esquire

"The book is an amiable ramble outdoors, with Offerman sharing his assorted experiences in the wild and his musings on nature, land use, labor, agriculture, and community." --USA Today

"Honest-to-God advice about how to enjoy nature." --Outside magazine

"Offerman brings dry humor and a reverence for nature and physical labor to his growing understanding of capitalist and colonial horrors, all while maintaining hope for the future."
--Seattle Times

"I found the book both entertaining and inspiring. . . . [It] has depths you may not expect from an actor/comedic performer/woodworker who goes to great lengths to entertain the audience but also has me thinking about the choices I make as I live in the world." --John Warner, Chicago Tribune

"Offerman's thoughtful and hilarious musings at the nexus of human life and nature, particularly through the lens of John Muir and Aldo Leopold . . . serves another welcome reminder that nature is for all." --

"Funny, extremely sharp, and at the same time equally heartwarming, Offerman's love for the Land of the Free shines." --Forbes

"A timely hybrid travelogue/manifesto about the utter importance of touching grass, and so much more." --Fast Company

"[An] insightful, witty look at his outdoorsy pursuits." --New York Post

"A great mix of wit and perceptive observation from travels in the United States and the United Kingdom . . . with a surprising amount of history, nature, and ecology thrown in."--Library Journal

"Laced with humor, intellect, and fierce passion, Where the Deer and the Antelope Play is an entertaining getaway to a variety of unexpected American vistas."--BookPage