Published by Texas A&M University Press
In lyrical and often humorous prose, Guignard recounts her struggles and successes in finding her place in traditionally masculine spaces where the land was seen as woman and women were rarely seen. Drawing upon the art of memoir, she brings feminist critiques of gendered spaces to focus on women's experiences outdoors.
"This is a must-read for every girl and woman who has ever dared to combat the gendered privilege of men going 'into the wild.'"--Leslie Heywood, editor of Third Wave Agenda: Being Feminist, Doing Feminism and author of Pretty Good for a Girl: An Athlete's Story
Published by Evening Street Press
With deep wisdom and startling vision, Lilace Mellin Guignard encounters the natural world—caterpillars, newts, glaciers, the human body—as signposts and companions on this passage through loss. Hiking in a “transition forest,” she writes that her mother is “everywhere and/I’m alone,” illuminating the paradoxes inherent in mourning. —Judith Sornberger, author of Wal-Mart Orchid and Open Heart
Published by W. W. Norton
Written to accompany the college edition of the definitive anthology of nature writing, it can be ordered by itself on Amazon, but it comes free with the paperback college edition.