Walking the high ridge: life as field trip

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Milkweed Editions, Aug 22, 2000 - Nature - 193 pages
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For Robert Michael Pyle, "walking the high ridge" is a way of life both figuratively and literally. In his latest book he describes in compelling detail his efforts to live and work in that special natural space Nabokov described as "a high ridge where the mountainside of scientific knowledge joins the opposite slope of artistic imagination".

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User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

When I read, I always read the forwards, epilogues, bibliographies and acknowledgments. I love Pyle's work because he is both poet and scientist, who writes literature. He is also an atheist for very ... Read full review

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Learning to write creatively about my own love of nature and the things I learn about life as I stroll the woods, beaches and creeksides of WA. Read full review


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Robert Michael Pyle is the author of fourteen books, including Chasing Monarchs, Where Bigfoot Walks, and Wintergreen, which won the John Burroughs Medal. A Yale-trained ecologist and a Guggenheim Fellow, he is a full-time writer living in southwestern Washington.