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The Camper's Friend
The Camper's Friend

The Camper's Friend

A Miscellany of Wit and Wisdom


208 Pages, 5 x 7

Cloth, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: June 2013

ISBN 9781849532488

Rights: US & CA

Summersdale Publishers Ltd. (Jun 2013)

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A compendium of facts and fun for those who love roughing it in the great outdoors"It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles against the prevailing winds, for the opportunity to rain on a tent."  —Dave Barry "Nature halts self-absorption, makes you less frantic about all that's going on in your own small mental or physical world."  —Margaret DrabbleWhether they enjoy sleeping under canvas, underneath the stars, or prefer a bit of glamping in a yurt, happy campers of all types will savor this miscellany of quotations, trivia, and prose celebrating the great outdoors, interspersed with useful tips on everything from wild foraging to choosing where to bed down for the night.

Author Biography

Phoebe Smith has gone on walking and backpacking adventures all around the world.