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How to Shit in the Woods, 4th Edition

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How to Shit in the Woods, 4th Edition by Kathleen Meyer
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Mar 03, 2020 | ISBN 9781984857132

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“Kathleen Meyer has contributed to environmental awareness while lending a grand old English word the respectability that it hasn’t had since Chaucer’s day.”—Frank Graham Jr., Audubon magazine

“As a philosophy of life, built on the profound interconnection between self and nature, How to Shit in the Woods is clearly the definitive text on the subject.”—Gail D. Storey, author of the award-winning I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail

“Meyer’s little book should be essential reading for everyone who goes into the outdoors. It should be given to everyone who takes part in any outdoors adventure course and it should be on the curriculum of every school where outdoor education is taught.”—Cameron McNeish, British mountaineer, lecturer, broadcaster, and author

I was convulsed! Everyone loves shit, really.”—Malachy McCourt, actor, raconteur extraordinaire, and author of the New York Times bestseller A Monk Swimming

“This is the most important environmental book of the decade.”—W. David Laird, Books of the Southwest [1989]

“Hey, this is the real shit.”—the late, great Galen Rowell, outdoor photographer and writer

“Bully for Kathleen Meyer. [Her] writing is earthy and her humor dry. How to Shit in the Woods often takes poetic flight in the oddest of places. In Meyer’s hands, so to speak, shit can be sublime.”—Andy Smetanka, Missoula Independent

“The ultimate title in the genre.”Penthouse magazine

“This is a great book! I wholeheartedly agree with Ms. Meyer’s environmental concerns . . . ”—Linda Svendsen, Director of Boojum Expeditions

“This book should be on the reference shelf or camping kit of every canoe and safari operator, angler, rock climber, and wanderer in the wilderness . . . [it] may help insure that our wild places remain uncontaminated for the benefit of generations to come.”—Geof Calvert and Verity Mundy from Famona, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, The Farmer

“Doesn’t take the reader long to get used to THAT word, or to concede that the well-prepared book is a critical woodcraft manual.”—Lee Straight, BC Outdoors

“Luckily, people such as Meyer are ready to tell us how to deal with this problem and, even luckier, the solution is not complicated.”—Ben Ling, Salt Lake City Tribune

“There is no easy way to say this: You have to learn how to properly defecate in the woods . . . . Fortunately, former river guide Kathleen Meyer is less squeamish than the rest of us, and has written an authoritative and entertaining book.”—USA Today

“Victorian sensibilities and euphemisms be damned, Kathleen Meyer, river runner and longtime outdoorswoman, has something important to say about a tittering subject.”—Grace Brown, Women’s Outdoor Journal

“Going where no one has gone before is more than just the Star Trek motto . . . . Meyer leaves no stones unturned explaining the dos and don’ts of proper excretory techniques.”—Roger Vargo, Ecological 4-Wheeling

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