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Americans and the outdoors.

Americans and the outdoors.

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Published by National Geographic Society in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Outdoor recreation -- United States.,
    • Human ecology -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNational Geographic Society (U.S.), President"s Commission on Americans Outdoors (U.S.).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV191.6 .A53 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[28] p. :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2745157M
      LC Control Number86063802

      The story focuses on two ebullient young Americans–mountaineer, poet, and Zen Buddhist Japhy Ryder, and Ray Smith, a zestful, innocent writer–whose quest for Truth leads them on a heroic odyssey, from marathon parties and poetry jam sessions in San Francisco’s Bohemia to solitude and mountain climbing in the High Sierras.   The American Camper Report, a new study out from the Outdoor Foundation, estimates that 38 million Americans—or 13 percent of Americans at least 6 years old—went camping in Beyond this topline number, here are some of the other report findings I found of note: Photo: Flickr Commons; Rhock1 camping participation was at.

      Description: A River Runs Through It is the true story of two boys, Norman and Paul, growing up in s Missoula, Montana with their Presbyterian minister of the book is about the two boys returning home after becoming troubled adults. A common theme in the book is the men’s love of fly fishing for trout in the Blackfoot River and how it impacted their lives.   2. Iron Curtain by Anne Applebaum A follow-up to Applebaum’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe explores the atmosphere of post-World War II Russia and explains how the social, political, and economic forces of the time led to a Communist state ruled by fear and cruelty. Applebaum paints a vivid picture of life in the Stalin’s Soviet Bloc.

      Don’t settle for any old book on your camping trip. The next time you head out into the wilderness, bring along an educational read, a classic story of survival or a tale of adventure. Home > Camping Articles > 10 Outdoor Books for the Off-Season.   Anthropology of an American Girl by Hilary Thayer Hamann. For my money, one of the most interesting aspects of The Americans was the full-fledged character the show created for Elizabeth and Philip’s teenage daughter, Paige.(It appears to have taken a page, so to speak, from another secret-espionage show, Homeland, which also centrally features a complex adolescent girl character.)Author: Derek Attig.


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An advisory commission was charged by the President of the United States to review public and private outdoor recreation opportunities, policies, and programs and to make recommendations for the future. The body of this publication is the final report of the Commission on Americans Outdoors which was delivered on Janu Findings are presented in four major sections.

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Cited by: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.); President's Commission on Americans Outdoors (U.S.). OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. "Briefly summarizes the full report of the President's Commission on Americans Outdoors"--Page 4 of cover.

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