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Under the Stars : How America Fell in Love With Camping (Hardcover) (Dan White)
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An irreverent and hilarious history of American camping from the Girl Scouts to "glamping" that celebrates the many modes and primal appeal of recreation out of doors
From the Sierras to the Adirondacks and the Everglades, from remote wildernesses to public campgrounds and RV meccas, Dan White travels across America, searching through its history and landscapes to tell the story of how camping took hold of the national imagination and evolved alongside a changing country.
Whether he has sought out the quietest place in the continental United States, gone on safari in California, or joined a girls-only adventure for urban teens, Dan White's wide-ranging enthusiasm and openness, his humor and insight reveals a vast and varied population of nature seekers, a nation still in love with its wild places.