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On the Edge of the Wild

Passions and Pleasures of a Naturalist

Stephen Bodio, Paula Young Lee (Introduction by)


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“This book is a collage in essays about the kind of life I found worth living so far,” writes author Stephen J. Bodio. On the Edge of the Wild is a stunning collection that shares Bodio’s love for the country, wilderness, literature, and much more. With compelling stories about moving to Montana, treasured shotguns, and his absolute love of cooking, readers will be hooked by the beautiful way in which Bodio shares his feelings about life and the outdoors.

The thought-provoking essays in On the Edge of the Wild will appeal to those who enjoy living off the land as well as those who appreciate the detail and way that Bodio paints a picture of his travels. The incredible array of stories shows the deep appreciation and respect that he has for nature, including the wonderful animals that grace his presence. From dogs to falcons, the love shared by this naturalist will be something that readers treasure and hope to one day be able to share through experiences similar to the ones Bodio has lived.

Skyhorse, 9781629147116, 208pp.

Publication Date: January 27, 2015

About the Author

Stephen J. Bodio is a renowned writer and naturalist. His articles have appeared in magazines such as Sports Afield and Smithsonian, and he is the author of several books, including Querencia and Aloft. He currently divides his time between New Mexico and Bozeman, Montana.