Wildsam Field Guides Texas Rivers

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Wildsam: Texas Rivers celebrates and explores the beauty, history and vast variety of waterways.Visually bringing to life the streams, swimming holes and places where travelers and locals alike find cool respite nostalgia in the Lone Star State, this groundbreaking photo almanac features work by acclaimed photographers in their fields in a memorable collection of images, interviews and archival pieces.Including: Artist Margie Crisp shares how rivers inspire her creatively and Champion canoer Bob Spain tells of close calls on the Texas Water Safari; Filmmaker Ben Masters on his reverence for the wild and complicated border that is the Rio Grande; 60 highly curated photos, essays and interviews, including notable voices such as Andrew Sansom and Naomi Shihab Nye; Stories and archival pieces that highlight the peaceful magic of tubing, ranching as conservation, summer camp memories and the surprising allure of Texas fly fishing.
ISBN: 9781467199414
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: Texas
Series: Photo Almanac Series
Images: 200
Pages: 136
Dimensions: 8 (w) x 10 (h)
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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