By Rick Bass

ISBN-10: 0292737955

ISBN-13: 9780292737952

ISBN-10: 0292756283

ISBN-13: 9780292756281

In November, numerous households throughout Texas head out for the yearly deer hunt, a ritual that spans generations, ethnicities, socioeconomics, and gender as probably no different cultural adventure within the country. Rick Bass's relations has again to a similar hardscrabble piece of land within the Hill Country—"the Deer Pasture"—for greater than seventy-five years. In A Thousand Deer, Bass walks the Deer Pasture back in reminiscence and tales, tallying up what searching there has taught him approximately our desire for wildness and desert, approximately cycles in nature and within the lifetime of a kinfolk, and especially approximately how vital it truly is for kids to stay within the traditional world.

The arc of A Thousand Deer spans from Bass's boyhood within the suburbs of Houston, the place he looked for something rank or fecund within the little oxbow swamps and wallet of woods alongside Buffalo Bayou, to his dedication to delivering his kids in Montana an analogous opportunity—a existence afield—that his mom and dad gave him in Texas. unavoidably this brings him again to the Deer Pasture and the passing of seasons and generations he has skilled there. Bass lyrically describes his personal passage from younger manhood, whilst the urge to seek was once whatever primal, to mature maturity and the waning of the urge to take an animal, his dedication to the search evolving right into a dedication to relations and to the final wild places.

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