Of Men and Mountains: The Classic Memoir of Wilderness Adventure
"Of Men and Mountains" is a book of personal adventure and discovery -- an account of the way Douglas and other men managed to find a richer life in the mountains, and how they found something else besides. Its pages are filled with the stories of the sheep-herders, Native Americans, fishermen, and foresters who learned to survive in the wilderness, to enjoy it, and to learn the secret of the true serenity of the spirit.
In such country, Douglas noted, "man can find deep solitude; and under conditions of grandeur that are startling, he can come to know both himself and God."
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William Douglas loved the outdoors. There is no mistaking that. He also had an enthusiasm for sharing that love with others. From a young age Douglas found a friendship with the mountains outside his home in Washington state. The mountains of Adams and Rainier became his getaway retreats. As he states in his forward (p x) to Of Men and Mountains, "I learned early that the richness of life is found in adventure." Amen to that. His book combines the history of the mountains with Douglas's lifelong enthusiasm, making it an infectious read. He covers the mountain adventures of his entire life, from boyhood to adulthood and I wanted to get out and hike immediately after hearing them.
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Great reading. Provided insight into Justice Douglas's thinking about the environment and the importance of protecting nature.
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Internet Archive: Details: OF MEN AND MOUNTAINS
Title, OF MEN AND MOUNTAINS. Creator, WILLIAM O DOUGLAS. Publisher, HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS. Date, 0. Language, eng ...
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Of men and mountains (Book) (Harper's Magazine)
SUBJECT OF, 2 Reviews from 1950. THINGS CONNECTED TO “Of men and mountains (Book)”. HUMAN BEINGS. Bach, George Leland · Bottome, Phyllis ...
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The Justice William O. Douglas Trail Foundation: Yakima to Mt Rainier
Douglas later wrote in Of Men and Mountains about the lessons he learned as a ... He reflected years later in Of Men and Mountains, “[t]hat is how I marched ...
What Mountains Are Good For - TIME
OF MEN AND MOUNTAINS (338 pp.)—William O. Douglas—Harper ($4)."We had gone only a hundred yards or so when [my horse] Kendall (for a reason which will never ...
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JSTOR: Evolution to Absolutism: Justice Douglas and the First ...
Evolution to Absolutism: Justice Douglas and the First Amendment. la Powe, Jr. Columbia Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 3, 371-411. Apr., 1974. ...
WILD BILL: THE LEGEND AND LIFE OF WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS
Douglas himself produced autobiographical accounts – especially, OF MEN AND MOUNTAINS (1950) and GO EAST, YOUNG MAN (1974) – and James F. Simon produced a ...
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historylink Essay: Douglas, William O. (1898-1980)
In 1950 he published Of Men and Mountains, a memoir and nature book that became a critical and popular success. The vivid (albeit somewhat embellished and ...
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(13) Of Men and Mountains is the expression of a romantic sensibility; it recounts Douglas's engagement with nature in the Cascade Mountains, not simply as ...
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William Orville Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States
His 1950 memoir, "Of Men and Mountains," which introduced the polio story, ... In ''Of Men and Mountains,'' a personalized travel guide to his native state ...
Adam M. Sowards | William O. Douglas's Wilderness Politics: Public ...
The 1950 publication of his first memoir—Of Men and Mountains—showed the ... In addition, never far beneath the surface in Of Men and Mountains was the ...
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