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Barcode50887000116575
LocationHamlin
TitleThe Appalachian Trail : a biography / Philip D'Anieri.
AuthorD'Anieri, Philip, author.
Call No974 DAN
CollectionAdult Non-Fiction
Volume1
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International Standard Book Number 0358171997 hardcover
International Standard Book Number 9780358169567 electronic book
International Standard Book Number 9780358171997 hardcover
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 974 23
Personal Name D'Anieri, Philip, author.
Title Statement The Appalachian Trail : a biography / Philip D'Anieri.
Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2021]
Physical Description 262 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note Introduction -- The Appalachians: Arnold Guyor -- Back to nature: Horace Kephart -- The long trail: James P. Taylor -- The big idea: Benton MacKaye -- The organization: Myron Avery -- The thru-hike: Earl Shaffer and Emma Gatewood -- The government: Gaylord Nelson -- The National Park: Dave Richie, Pam Underhill, and Dave Startzell -- The bestseller: Bill Bryson -- On the trail.
Summary, Etc. "The Appalachian Trail is America's most beloved trek, with millions of hikers setting foot on it every year. Yet few are aware of the fascinating backstory of the oddballs and obsessives who helped bring it to life over the past century"-- Provided by publisher.
Summary, Etc. The conception and building of the Appalachian Trail is a story of the unforgettable characters who explored it, defined it, and captured national attention by hiking it. D'Anieri provides backstories for the dreamers and builders who helped bring the Trail to life over the past century. A must-read for anyone who wonders about our relationship with the great outdoors. -- adapted from jacket
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Appalachian Trail Biography.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Appalachian Trail History.
Index Term-Genre/Form Biographies.
Additional Physical Form Entry Online version: D'Anieri, Philip. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021 Appalachian Trail (DLC) 2020038417 9780358169567
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