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10 thoughts on “Trespassing Across America

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    Ken Ilgunas hiked 1900 miles from Canada down to Texas along the Keystone pipeline proposed XL version That's amazing He learned a lot about the land mostly prairie and a lot about people mostly kind some not so much And dogs Unfort

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    I listened to the audio version of this book The narrator has a uiet and clear voice that is easy to understand and nice to listen toI very much enjoyed the author's walk across North America It was relaxing and i

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    Walk across America and see within us all the deep reservoirs of goodness the wellsprings of love our unthinking

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    This was one of those books that Goodreads suggested that I read and since I love travelogues I figured I couldn't go wrong And boy did I enjoy this bookFor one thing Ilgunas is a wonderful writer I've read lots of books by people who have done a thing and they're noteworthy because of this thing so they write a book It doesn't mean

  5. says:

    Ilgunas writes readable memoirs and travel narratives often with a humorous self deprecatory tone Ignore the negat

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    I like to give thanks to my tax dollars for the support of public libraries that allowed me to borrow said book in exchange for an honest rev

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    A little less than half way through the book a chapter ends with these sentences To travel alone I'd learned isn't to rely on yourself To travel alone is to force yourself to depend on others It is to fall in love with man

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    Ken Ilgunas graduated from college with 32000 in loans to pay off To avoid further debt while in grad school at

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    Thanks to Netgalley and Blue Rider Press for an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review While trespassing is no

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    Fell flat I guess I'm confused as to the purpose of the trip He wrote for the first 20 pages that it was all about the Keyst

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Trespassing Across America

Cally and mentally It started as a far fetched idea to hike the entire length of the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline But in the months that followed it grew into something for Ken Ilgunas It became an irresistible adventure an opportunity not only to draw attention to global warming but also to explore his personal limits So in September 2012 he strapped on his backpack stuck out his thumb on the interstate just north of Denver and hitchhiked 1500 miles to the Alberta tar sands Once there he turned around and began his 1700 mile trek to the XL's endpoint on the Gulf Coast of Texas a journey he would complete entirely on foot walking almost exclusively across priv. This was one of those books that Goodreads suggested that I read and since I love travelogues I figured I couldn t go wrong And boy did I

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Winner of the Nebraska Center for the Book Award Travel A Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award Notable Book Honoree of the Society of Midland Authors Annual Literary Award for BiographyMemoir Now that President Donald Trump has revived the Keystone XL pipeline that was rejected by former President Obama Trespassing Across America is the book to help us understand the kaleidoscopic significance of the project Told with sincerity humor and wit Ilgunas's story is both a fascinating account of one man's remarkable journey along the pipeline's potential path and a meditation on climate change the beauty of the natural world and the extremes to which we can push ourselves both physi. Ken Ilgunas hiked 1900 miles from Canada down to Texas along the Keystone pipeline proposed XL version That s amazing He learned a lot abo

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Ate propertyBoth a travel memoir and a reflection on climate change Trespassing Across America is filled with colorful characters harrowing physical trials and strange encounters with the weather terrain and animals of America's plains A tribute to the Great Plains and the people who live there Ilgunas's memoir grapples with difficult uestions about our place in the world What is our personal responsibility as stewards of the land As members of a rapidly warming planet As mere individuals up against something as powerful as the fossil fuel industry Ultimately Trespassing Across America is a call to embrace the belief that a life lived not half wild is a life only half lived. Ken Ilgunas graduated from college with 32000 in loans to pay off To avoid further debt while in grad school at Duke he lived in a 1994 Ec

  • Hardcover
  • 288
  • Trespassing Across America
  • Ken Ilgunas
  • English
  • 21 February 2017
  • 9780399175480

About the Author: Ken Ilgunas

Ken Ilgunas was born in Ontario and raised in Wheatfield a small town in western New York where his family still lives At the moment he's either tending a friend's garden in Stokes County North Carolina or traveling cross country in his van