Listening Point

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Knopf, 1958 - Nature - 242 pages
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Listening Point is about the spiritual human connection to the environment. "Each time I have gone there I have found something new which has opened up great realms of thought and interest", Sigurd F. Olson writes. "For me it has been a point of discovery and, like all such places of departure, has assumed meaning far beyond the ordinary". Considered by some to contain Olson's most vivid and moving passages, Listening Point is the nature lover's companion for hearing the depth and beauty of the great outdoors.

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User Review  - Doug Gordon - Goodreads

Sigurd Olson's classic book about creating a place to experience solitude and wilderness. He relays the story of Listening Point from its conception and development through his experiences there and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Westmeyer - Goodreads

This book is said to remind Americans that exertion in wilderness can be a tonic for regaining vigor and serve as an aid to physical recuperation... I find the title alone both calming and intriguing. (want to read) Read full review



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Olson was one of the greatest environmentalists of the twentieth century. A conservation activist and popular writer, Olson introduced a generation of Americans to the importance of wilderness.

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