A Field Guide to Getting Lost

A Field Guide to Getting Lost
Library Shelf Location 05a.SOLN
Publication Date 2006
Description Originally published: USA : Viking Penguin, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-211). Dates of available copies: 2006. Summary Rebecca Solnit investigates the nature of loss, losing and being lost. She starts with the revelation that what is totally unknown to you is usually what you most need to discover and explores how finding that unknown quantity frequently requires getting lost to begin with. Review Review "'Flawless scintillating prose, writing it is impossible not to admire' Financial Times "Radical, humane, witty, sometimes wonderfully dandyish, at other times, impassioned and serious." Allain de Botton (on Wanderlust) "Fascinating, inspiring and beautifully written." George Monbiot (on Hope in the Dark)" Biography Rebecca Solnit has written eight acclaimed works of non-fiction. An activist and cultural historian, she has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Lannan Literary Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She lives in San Francisco. Culture. Loss (Psychology) Memory. Arts — Philosophy. Travel — Philosophy. Uncertainty.
ISBN 9781841957456
Quantity 1
Pages 211 p. ; 18 cm.
Author Rebecca Solnit
Format Paperback
Publisher Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh
Categories Philosophy, Contemporary Cultural Studies
Keyword Memory
Language English

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