Wildsam Field Guides Seattle

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Wildsam Field Guides: Seattle reveals this gem of the Northwest through local stories, travel intel and modern lore, seeking out the real and rooted things, what's truly authentic and sharing the soul of a place, for travelers and locals alike. Explore the waterfront Northwest hub, including:Expert picks for seaplane exploration, neighborhood bistros, oysters, outdoor gear, vintage boutiques and open water swimming; Milestones throughout Seattle's history; Civic Poet Jourdan Imani Keith; Archival finds that delve into gold rush lore, Boeing designs and Pike Place Market; Essential musicians, ranging from Kurt Cobain to Quincy Jones to Neko Case; Illustrated maps of coffee, northwest outfitters and Native influence; Interviews with Mark Canlis, Linda Derschang, Jack Endino and DeAunté Damper; A personal remembrance of Starbucks' early days; Personal essays that delve into rain, ferries and protest history.
ISBN: 9781467199087
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: Washington
Images: 200
Pages: 144
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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