Travelers' Tales Women in the Wild Author:Lucy McCauley (Editor) Subtitle: True Stories of Adventure and Connection — Women in the Wild is a collection of striking stories of women who sought adventure in the extremes of nature and their own inner worlds. Some women are wild by nature; others discover their wildness by going into nature. The women in these tales delve into the wilderness, explore remo... more »te jungle rivers, climb Mt. Everest, and even survive a shark attack. Such adventures take them away from modern life and the distractions of domesticity, and into their own "wildness-in-waiting."
Meet women with stories of high adventure in the wild -- rafting a river in Borneo, diving in Mexican cenotes, and hiking the Appalachians alone. Here too are stories of women exploring the wildness in their own nature -- the affinity a mother-to-be feels with skunks, bears, and mice; a woman who confronts her hunter's instincts while fishing for mackerel in Ireland; another who becomes strangely attuned to her own sexuality after witnessing a Sicilian tuna slaughter.« less