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"Ride along with Sam and Scott through spectacular landscape and share their vast knowledge of its many plants and creatures and the way their lives--and ours--turn with each new season."--Chip Ward, author of "Canaries on the Rim: Living Downwind in the West"

"It's like "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" meets "Desert Solitaire" in Utah County."--Scott Carrier, author of "Running After Antelope"

A botanist and a literary critic consider botanical wonders, animal behaviors, and their own friendship aboard mountain bikes.

Scott Abbott and Sam Rushforth teach at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah.

About Scott Abbott

Scott Abbott is the author of a book about Freemasonry and the German novel, and co-author of two books about travel and literature, "Repetitions and Vampires" and "A Reasonable Dictionary." He was the jazz critic for the "Salt Lake Observer" and has translated several works by Austrian writer Peter Handke. He is Professor of Integrated Studies, Philosophy, and Humanities at Utah Valley University. His double-sprung Specialized Stumpjumper mountain bike, like he himself, is old, heavy, and mostly serviceable. Sam Rushforth is Dean of the College of Science and Health at Utah Valley University. Under his watch, the university has grown to 33,000 students. He studies aquatic botany and wetland ecology and has published more than one hundred papers and books. He has mentored nearly forty graduate students, who are now working all over the world. He lives in Orem, Utah.

Details Book

Author : Scott Abbott
Publisher : Torrey House Press
Data Published : 18 March 2014
ISBN : 1937226239
EAN : 9781937226237
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 250 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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