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Wild: An Elemental Journey (Paperback)
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Wild: An Elemental Journey (Paperback)

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Paperback 480 Pages / Published: 01/05/2008
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I took seven years over this work, spent all I had, my time, money and energy. Part of the journey was a green riot and part a deathly bleakness. I got ill, I got well. I went to the freedom fighters of West Papua and sang my head off in their highlands. I met cannibals infinitely kinder and more trustworthy than the murderous missionaries who evangelize them. I anchored a boat to an iceberg where polar bears slept; ate witchetty grubs and visited sea gypsies. I found a paradox of wildness in the glinting softness of its charisma, for what is savage is in the deepest sense gentle and what is wild is kind. In the end - a strangely sweet result - I came back to a wild home...

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141006444
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm

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