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Paperback $18.00

Jun 01, 2001 | 336 Pages

Ebook $9.99

Jun 01, 2001 | 336 Pages

  • Paperback $18.00

    Jun 01, 2001 | 336 Pages

  • Ebook $9.99

    Jun 01, 2001 | 336 Pages

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Delightful…Solnit covers all kinds of ground in her inspiring book on walking. &#8212The Seattle Times

Solnit is an elegant essayist…as a guide, she knows the path well; she is tireless and sure-footed. &#8212The New York Times

Table Of Contents


I. The Pace of Thoughts
1. Tracing a Headland: An Introduction
3. The Mind at Three Miles an Hour
3. Rising and Falling: The Theorists of Bipedalism
4. The Uphill Road to Grace: Some Pilgrimages
5. Labyrinths and Cadillacs: Walking into the Realm of the Symbolic
II. From the Garden to the Wild
6. The Path Out of the Garden
7. The Legs of William Wordsworth
8. A Thousand Miles of Conventional Sentiment: The Literature of Walking
9. Mount Obscurity and Mount Arrival
10. Of Walking Clubs and Land Wars

III. Lives of the Streets
11. The Solitary Stroller and the City
12. Paris, or Botanizing on the Asphalt
13. Citizens of the Streets: Parties, Processions, and Revolutions
14. Walking After Midnight: Women, Sex, and Public Space

IV. Past the End of the Road
15. Aerobic Sisyphus and the Suburbanized Psyche
16. The Shape of a Walk
17. Las Vegas, or the Longest Distance Between Two Points

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