All pages uniformly tanned. 420pp. Previous owners name inscribed to the tittle page.

For more than twenty years the editors of the award-winning Outside magazine have been bringing together the best in adventure travel, sports, nature writing and photography. Now they have selected over thirty essays that together comprise some of the finest non-fiction gathered anywhere, essays that take us around the world from the slums of Haiti to the jungles of Peru, from the peaks of the Himalayas to the beaches of Belize, into the heart of the wilderness and into some strange human hearts as well.

Jon Krakauer experiences a deadly week on Everest. Ian Frazier journeys along the flooded Mississippi. Sebastian Junger reports on the perfect storm. Jane Smiley recalls an adolescent adventure in fox hunting. E Annie Proulx rides out in search of fun. Thomas McGuane explains his reason for hunting. James Salter skis around the world.

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An anthology compiled by the editors of Outside Magazine, published by Picador of London in 2008. This First Edition, First Impression, is soft cover bound, in Very Good condition, covered in plastic and without a dust jacket. The size of the book is 198x128x27mm. ISBN 0 330 48097 9.