Hunting for Hope: A Father's Journeys

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Beacon Press, Sep 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
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After an angry confrontation with his son on a hiking trip intended to restore their relationship, Scott Sanders realizes that his own despair about the ills of our age has darkened his son's world. In Hunting for Hope he discovers reasons for optimism: the healing powers in nature, culture, community, and each of us.

"This is one of the rare books in which hope seems reasonable, and the grace and economy of the prose nourish the parched spirit." -Robert Taylor, The Boston Globe
 

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I found "Hunting for Hope" to be incredibly inspirational. I read it right after 9/11 and it was the first book I had to read for college. I really enjoyed the fact that the book was written by a male ... Read full review

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Contents

Where the Search Begins
1
Mountain Music I
4
Leaping Up in Expectation
18
Wildness
28
Body Bright
42
Mountain Music II
58
Family
63
Fidelity
79
Mountain Music III
113
Simplicity
123
Beauty
139
The Way of Things
154
Mountain Music IV
170
Living in Hope
185
Notes
192
Words of Thanks
199

Skill
96

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About the author (1999)

For his personal nonfiction, Scott Russell Sanders has won the Lannan Literary Award and the Great Lakes Book Award. His books include The Paradise of Bombs, Secrets of the Universe, and Staying Put. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

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