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Author Knighton, Conor, author.

Title Leave only footprints / Conor Knighton.

Publication Info. New York : Crown, [2020]

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  917.304 KNIGHTON    DUE 10-26-21
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  917.304 KNI    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult New Materials  917.304 KNIGHTON    DUE 11-05-21
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - New Materials  917.304 KNIGHTON, CONOR    DUE 10-27-21
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  917.304 KNIGHTON    Check Shelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  917.304 KNI    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  917.304 KNI    Check Shelf
 Granby, F.H. Cossitt Branch - Adult  917.3049 KNI    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  917.304 KNIGHTON    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  917.304 KNIGHTON    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description x, 323 pages, maps, [16] unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-323).
Contents Prologue (Badlands) -- Sunrise (Acadia) -- Water (Hot Springs, Biscayne) -- Animals (Everglades, Channel Islands, Pinnacles, Death Valley) -- God (Yosemite, Capitol Reef, Lake Clark) -- Sound (Great Sand Dunes, Katmai) -- Trees (Joshua Tree, Sequoia & Kings Canyon, Redwoods) -- Mystery (Crater Lake, Congaree) -- Borders (Big Bend, American Samoa) -- Volcanoes (Lassen Volcanic, Hawaii Volcanoes, Haleakalā) -- Ice (Glacier Bay, Glacier, Kenai Fjords, Wrangell-St. Elias) -- People (Arches, Bryce, Zion) -- Home (Mesa Verde, Great Smoky Mountains) -- Canyons (Grand Canyon, Black Canyon of the Gunnison) -- Forgiveness (Dry Tortugas, Petrified Forest) -- Caves (Wind Cave, Carlsbad Caverns, Mammoth Cave) -- Light (Great Basin, Saguaro) -- Travelers (Theodore Roosevelt, Voyaguers, Denali) -- Love (Canyonlands, North Cascades) -- Food (Gates of the Arctic, Kobuk Valley, Cuyahoga Valley) -- Mountains (Guadalupe Mountains, Rocky Mountain) -- Diversity (Mount Rainier, Shenandoah) -- Disconnecting (Isle Royale, Olympic, Virgin Islands) -- Sunset (Grand Teton, Yellowstone) -- Epilogue (Gateway Arch, Indiana Dunes).
Summary "The Emmy-winning CBS Sunday Morning correspondent chronicles his year traveling to every one of our National Parks, discovering the most beautiful places and most interesting people that America has to offer. When Conor Knighton decided to spend a year wandering through America's "best idea," he was worried the whole thing might end up being his worst idea. But after a broken engagement and a broken heart, Conor desperately needed a change of scenery. The ambitious plan he cooked up went a bit overboard in that department; Knighton set out to visit every single one of America's National Parks, from Acadia to Zion. Leave Only Footprints is the memoir of his year spent traveling across the United States, a journey that yielded his "On the Trail" series, which quickly became one of CBS Sunday Morning's most beloved segments. In this smart, informative, and entertaining book, he shares how his journey through these natural wonders ended up changing his worldview on everything from God and love to politics and technology. Whether he's waking up early for a naked scrub in a historic bathhouse or staying up late to stargaze along our loneliest highway, Knighton goes behind the scenery to provide an unfiltered look at our country. In doing so, he reveals the unforgettable stories behind the often beautiful, always fascinating lands that all Americans share"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Knighton, Conor -- Travel -- United States.
National parks and reserves -- United States.
United States -- Description and travel.
National parks and reserves. (OCoLC)fst01033642
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Travel writing. (OCoLC)fst01919983
Travel writing.
Other Form: Online version: Knighton, Conor. Leave only footprints. New York : Crown, [2020] 9781984823564 (DLC) 2019038707
ISBN 9781984823540 (hardcover)
198482354X (hardcover)
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