The Way of the Scout: A Native American Path to Finding Spiritual Meaning in a Physical World

The Way of the Scout: A Native American Path to Finding Spiritual Meaning in a Physical World

by Tom Brown
     
 

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YAThis is essentially a continuation of The Tracker (Berkley, 1986), which told of Brown's childhood in the Pine Barrens of southern New Jersey and the survival skills he learned from an old Apache scout who was wise in the ways of the woods. In this title, the author broadens and deepens his skills through training adventures during his adolescence and young adulthood. Such a book could be corny, but the very earnestness of the narrative demands a sympathetic reading. Being a scout involves a macho code of behavior that combines the martial arts, wilderness survival skills, and a conservation ethic that, combined with a strong, spiritual element, contains and directs the skills in positive, moral ways. While The Tracker dealt with forest skills, this one offers stories of the author's forays into the modern world. Brown has for many years run a

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425159101
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
4.38(w) x 6.68(h) x 0.78(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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