Magazine article Geographical

Top 10 Writer's Reads

Magazine article Geographical

Top 10 Writer's Reads

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1. The Jungle is Neutral lby F Spencer Chapman (Birlinn, 8.99 [pounds sterling])

A fascinating account of a soldier who lived behind enemy lines in the Malaya n jungle during the Second World War

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2. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me by Josef M Bauer (Robinson, 8.99 [pounds sterling])

The incredible story of a German soldier captured at the end of the war and his escape to freedom

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3. Pack and Rifle by Philip Holden (out of print)

The story of a young government deer culler in 1960s New Zealand. A must-read for anyone interested in hunting

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4. The Education of Little Tree by Fattest Carter (University of New Mexico Press, US$14.95)

This autobiographical account of a child raised by Cherokee grandparents gives an insight into Native Americans' outlook and relationship with nature. A book full of hope

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5. The Forest People by Colin Turnbull (Pimlico, 12.99 [pounds sterling])

An anthropologist's account oft three years living in the Ituri rainforest in the Congo with the Ba Mbuti. This started my interest in bushcraft

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