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Closer to the Ground

An Outdoor Family's Year on the Water, in the Woods and at the Table

Closer to the Ground( )
Author: Tomine, Dylan
Illustrator: McClure, Nikki
Foreword by: McGuane, Thomas
ISBN:978-1-938340-00-0
Publication Date:Oct 2012
Publisher:Patagonia
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Closer to the Ground is the deeply personal story of a father learning to share his love of nature with his children, not through the indoor lens of words or pictures, but directly, palpably, by exploring the natural world as they forage, cook and eat from the woods and sea. With illustrations by Nikki McClure. This compelling, masterfully written tale follows Dylan Tomine and his family through four seasons as they hunt chanterelles, fish for salmon, dig clams and...
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Book Details
Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Rural
History / United States / State & Local / Pacific Northwest (Or, Wa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.155 Pounds
Author Biography
Tomine, Dylan (Author)
Thomas McGuane was born in Wyandotte, Michigan on December 11, 1939. He received a B.A. in English from Michigan State University in 1962 and a M.F.A. from Yale University in 1965. His first novel, The Sporting Club, was published in 1969. His other works include Ninety-Two in the Shade, Nothing but Blue Skies, Keep the Change, Panama, and Nobody's Angel. His novel, The Bushwhacked Piano, received the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award for a Work of Fiction in 1971. He was also co-editor of The Best American Sports Writing. He authored screenplays for Rancho Deluxe (1973), The Missouri Breaks (1976), and 92 in the Shade (1975).

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