Book ‘Embrace Fearlessly the Burning World’ by Barry Lopez

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A “lyrical” (Chicago Tribune) final work of nonfiction from the National Book Award – winning author of Arctic Dreams and Horizon, a literary icon whose writing, fieldwork, and mentorship inspired generations of writers and activists. “Mesmerizing... a master observer... whose insight and moral clarity have earned comparisons to Henry David Thoreau.” — The Wall Street Journal. An ardent steward of the land, fearless traveler, and unrivaled observer of nature and culture, Barry Lopez died after a long illness on Christmas Day 2020. The previous summer, a wildfire had consumed much of what was dear to him in his home place and the community around it — a tragic reminder of the climate change of which he’d long warned...
Publisher: Random House (May 31, 2022)  Pages: 352 pages  ISBN-10: 0593242823  ISBN-13: 978-0593242827  ASIN:‎ B09F5NTJMB

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About the author: Barry Lopez (1945–2020) was the author of various essay and story collections: Arctic Dreams, which received the National Book Award; Of Wolves and Men, a National Book Award finalist; and, most recently, Horizon, which was named a best book of the year by The New York Times, NPR, and The Guardian. A frequent contributor to both American and foreign journals, Lopez was the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim, Lannan, and National Science foundations and was honored by numerous institutions for his literary, humanitarian, and environmental work. He lived in Finn Rock, Oregon, with his wife, Debra Gwartney.