Lassoing the Sun

Lassoing the Sun A Year in America's National Parks

First edition

Hardback (14 Jun 2016)

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Publisher's Synopsis

"'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 Burns; For many 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 the Redwood, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon national parks. On the eve of turning fifty and feeling 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 re-create his childhood trips with his wife and their iPad-generation daughter. But then the unthinkable happened: his mother was diagnosed with cancer and given just months to live. Mark had initially intended to write a book about the futu

Book information

ISBN: 9781250105899
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press
Imprint: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press
Pub date:
Edition: First edition
DEWEY: 333.783
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 312 , [32] unnumbered
Weight: 544g
Height: 236mm
Width: 163mm
Spine width: 28mm