- Author:Colin Fletcher
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- Sales Rank:1,719,654
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:1st Vintage Books ed
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
- Dimensions (in):6.8 x 4.1 x 0.5
- Publication Date:April 12, 1987
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At three o'clock one sleepless night, Colin Fletcher decided that what he must do was walk the length of California. He could only fumble with the supporting reasons, but he knew it was a hike he had to make.
Fletcher followed lonely stretches of the Colorado, crossed the Mojave, walked the trough of Death Valley and wandered through the High Sierras. Along the way he stumbled across an unspoiled ghost town and visited frontiers unseen by most Californians.
William Hogan with The San Francisco Chronicle writes that THE THOUSAND-MILE SUMMER "is one of the most remarkable outdoor journals I have ever read and I recommend it unreservedly, as a rare treat."
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