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Was It Worth It?: A Wilderness Warrior's Long Trail Home (by Doug Peacock)


In a collection of gripping stories of adventure, bestselling author Doug Peacock -- loner, iconoclast, environmentalist, and contemporary of Edward Abbey -- reflects on a life lived in the wild, considering the question many ask in their twilight years: “Was It Worth It?”

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  • About the Author

    Author, Vietnam veteran, filmmaker and naturalist Doug Peacock has published widely on wilderness issues: from grizzly bears to buffalo, from the Sierra Madres of the Sonoran Desert to the fjords of British Columbia, from the tigers of Siberia to the blue sheep of Nepal. Peacock was a Green Beret medic and the real-life model for Edward Abbey's George Washington Hayduke in The Monkey Wrench Gang.

  • Endorsement

    “There’s a reason that Doug Peacock is a living legend on America’s environmental battlefront. He fights -- and writes -- with unmatched passion.” -- Carl Hiaasen, Bestselling author

  • Review

    “A welcome and worthy addition to the growing canon of environmental literature.” – Publishers Weekly Starred Review

  • Endorsement

    "Doug Peacock is the wild prophet this world needs. In work and words given to protecting griz and wilderness, inspiration lives." – J. Drew Lanham, author, poet, and wildlife biologist

  • Specifications

    304 pages, full-color throughout; Over 100 photos; 6 1/2 X 9 inches

  • Publisher

    Published by Patagonia

  • Country of Origin

    Made in Canada.

  • Printed on 100% postconsumer recycled paper

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