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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Contents

Life As Field Trip
3
A Portrait
119
Bibliography of Robert Michael Pyles Work
147
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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.