About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory

By: Lopez, Barry

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Once, when asked for advice on how to become a writer, Lopez found himself replying: "Read. Find out what you truly believe. Get away from the familiar." This collection of essays stems directly from that philosophy. Here is far-flung travel (the beauty of remote Hokkaido Island, the over-explored Galápagos, enigmatic Bonaire); a naturalist's concerns (for endangered communities as well as their land) and pure adventure. Here, too, are seven exquisite memory pieces; beautiful, meditative recollections that will stand as classic examples of the personal essay.

Title: About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory

Author Name: Lopez, Barry

Categories: Literary Criticism,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1998

ISBN Number: 0679434542

ISBN Number 13: 9780679434542

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: As New

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11es