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Lassoing the sun

Woods, Mark (Journalist)

Lassoing the sun

a year in America"s national parks

by Woods, Mark (Journalist)

  • 109 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mothers and sons,
  • Death,
  • Families,
  • Description and travel,
  • Family,
  • Mothers,
  • Travel,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • National parks and reserves,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Woods
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE160 .W668 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 pages, [32] unnumbers pages
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27215490M
    ISBN 101250105897
    ISBN 109781250105899
    LC Control Number2016020823
    OCLC/WorldCa932576912

    MARK WOODS is the author of LASSOING THE SUN: A YEAR IN AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS, awarded the gold medal for general non-fiction in the Florida Book Awards. LASSOING THE SUN started out as a journalistic quest on the eve of the National Park Service centennial: spend one year exploring the future of our parks. Lassoing the Sun | Many childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America's national parks. Mark's most vivid childhood memories are set against a backdrop of mountains, woods, and fireflies in places like Redwood, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon national parks.

    And I just finished reading one called “Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America’s National Parks” by Mark Woods. Mark Woods is a journalist who received a grant to write about the National Parks. The intention was to publish a book that would be out in time for the NPS Centennial. Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks by Woods, Mark A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: .

      THE GIVEAWAY. To be eligible to win a copy of Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America’s National Parks, leave a brief comment in the section after the interview explaining why you would like to read the book.. Rules: One winner will be randomly selected. Sorry. Limited to U.S. and Canadian mailing addresses only.   If you decide to read only one book in celebration of the National Parks Service Centennial, Lassoing the Sun by Mark Woods would be a solid choice. You will enjoy a pleasant, heart-warming surprise as you turn the pages long into the night, unable to put down the book." -Courtney Miller, 50 Campfires Book Review/5().


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This is how I felt about Lassoing the Sun, by our local Jacksonville FL author Mark Woods. It is a true love letter to our National Parks but so much more/5(83). The book Lassoing the Sun was published to also coincide with the one-hundredth anniversary of the Park Service.

The idea was for the author to visit a different In August ofmy wife and I visited Yellowstone National Park/5. "Earnest and heartfelt, [Lassoing the Sun] captures how one family handles the joys and sorrows of life, with American’s most beautiful landscapes standing in the background."--Travel & Leisure "Midlife burnout propelled Woods to spend a year visiting.

"Lassoing the Sun" is so much more than a book about parks; Mark does a beautiful job weaving in tales about his family, the emotional loss of his mother and telling the story of his journey without making it feel at all like a typical story about finding yourself after a loss/5(85).

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"Lassoing the Sun is a history lesson that feels like a conversation with an old friend. But more importantly, it is a story of memory, loss, love, solitude, and rediscovering our own compass.” —Neil White, author of In the Sanctuary of Outcasts “The guy is so good. Mark had initially intended to write a book about the future of the national parks, but Lassoing the Sun grew into something more: a book about family, the parks, the legacies we inherit and the ones we leave behind.

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This article was originally published in the July issue of BookPage. Download the entire issue for the Kindle or Nook. Lassoing the Sun By. First Coast Connect spoke with The Florida Times-Union reporter Mark Woods about his new book, "Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks." Woods spent one year in the country's national parks where he shared his personal journey, and examined the parks' legacies in time for the National Park Service's centennial this August.

Lassoing the Sun | "In this remarkable journey, Mark Woods captures the essence of our National Parks: their serenity and majesty, complexity and vitality--and their power to heal." --Ken BurnsFor many childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America's national : Thomas Dunne Books.

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