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ON THE LOOSE Terry and Renny Russell 1967 Softcover Near Fine
By Russell, Terry and Renny
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San Francisco, Sierra Club, 1967. No page numbers, 93 color photos. Used softcover. Near Fine. 

A lavishly illustrated book about the vanishing wild places in the American West and two brothers on a voyage of self-discovery. Did you ever just want to pick up and go? No destination, just see what's over the horizon and the next and the next... Well, that's what these guys do. Lovely pictures and romantic instruction or descriptions.
 
This is a most wondrous and unusual book. Its scattered text and stunning photographs convey a spirit of reverence and adventure that will cause readers to recall their own private epiphanies gained through contact with the natural world. Terry Russell, the older of the two brothers who authored On the Loose, learned about wilderness early, especially about the Sierra Nevada, the Pacific Shore, and the Plateau province of Colorado and Utah. He was a brilliant student at the University of California, Berkeley, and a staunch advocate of free speech there and elsewhere. He died in 1965 on a rafting trip down the Green River, shortly before the original publication of On the Loose.

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