TOM BROWN'S FIELD GUIDE TO NATURE OBSERVATION AND TRACKING
Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: PENGUIN/PUTNAM (PENGUIN ACCT), Oct 1986
Utilizing the ancient lore of Native Americans, Brown passes on a timeless tradition that connects humankind to Earth. Teaches us the basics of sight, smell, & taste; it shows us how to become one with nature, & how to receive all the signs & signals of the multitude of living creatures with whom we share the beauty & bounty of the wilderness. Illus; 9x6 inches, 288 pgs.
* How to restore to our senses all the amazing powers stolen away by civilization
* How to move as silently as the Native American scouts
* How to spot and identify the tracks of a vast variety of animals
* How to find humans lost in the wilderness
About the Author:
Tom Brown, Jr. began to learn hunting and tracking at the age of eight under the tutelage of an Apache elder, medicine man, and scout in Toms River, New Jersey, and is the author of 16 books on nature. Recently, he was the technical advisor on The Hunted, a major motion picture starring Tommy Lee Jones and Benecio Del Toro. In 1978, Tom founded the Tracker School in the New Jersey Pine Barrens where he offers more than 25 classes about wilderness survival and environmental protection.