Gravity, the Allure of Distance: Essays on the Act of Travel

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On the road again "This is a book about gravity, the allure of distance, the attraction of the far away. And while many books are about the other places, this is not one of them. This is a book about the act of going." ANSWERING THE CALL OF THE ROAD, Scott Olsen takes off in this series of literate, wry essays to find out what there is to learn in the space between "here" and "there, " tackling with alacrity such esoteric subjects as the philosophy of topography, the fluidity of borders, and the comfort of the familiar ...

Gravity, the Allure of Distance: Essays on the Act of Travel 2003, University of Utah Press

ISBN-13: 9780874807493

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