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A fine travelogue of a trip across one of the most beautiful places on earth The history and anthropology parts are great, as is the day to day stuff The interactions with the various Navajo people he meets are well drawn and point him towards his thesis The author appeared to be nee I thoroughly enjoyed this book Doug Preston takes you on a journey from southern Utah, through Arizona, and ultimately ending up in eastern New Mexico on horseback He, along with his girlfriend and step daughter, set out on the 400 mile horseback ride to follow in the footsteps of the mythical Navajo God @DOWNLOAD E-PUB ⚢ Talking to the Ground ó InDoug Preston And His Family Rode Horseback AcrossMiles Of Desert In Utah, Arizona, And New Mexico They Were Retracing The Route Of The Navajo Deity Naay C C Neizgh In , The Slayer Of Alien Gods, On His Quest To Restore Beauty And Balance To The Earth More Than A Travelogue, Preston S Account Of The Journey Is A Tale Of Two Cultures Meeting In A Sacred Land Talking to the Ground has to be one of the top ten books I have read in the last decade I found the writing to be truly evocative of the land in many ways the hero of the story the place that grounds the Din in their sense of self.The travelogue follows a path of Monster Slayer and his brother, Born for Water, took through a Navajo creation story Preston, his fianc e and her little girl, travel on horseback and camp through four hundred miles of trails, beginning at Navajo Mountain, Utah, Talking to the Ground has to be one of the top ten books I have read in the last decade I found the writing to be truly evocative of the land in many ways the hero of the story the place that grounds the Din in their sense of self.The travelogue follows a path of Monster Slayer and his brother, Born for Water, took through a Navajo creation story Preston, his fianc e and her little girl, travel on horseback and camp through four hundred miles of tr A very well written description of the Navajo landscape journey After reading most of Preston s books, it was interesting to get a close up look at a moment of his life The sacredness of the landscape is not some nebulous religious idea It is rooted in our very genes We do not love the beauty of the natural world by accident, we evolved to love it This love is so profound that it Douglas Preston wrote this book in the mid 1990 s but the message is still relevant today Taking his to be wife and her daughter on a horse back journey through the the desolate, history laden Navajo lands of the southwest, a 500 mile journey recreating the path of the Navajo Monster Slayer Prestion writes beautifully of the culture and history of the Navajo as well as the scenery He includes the interactions with the people living along the trail, the weather severity as well as the severity Douglas Preston wrote this book in the mid 1990 s but the message is still relevant today Taking his to be wife and her daughter on a horse back journey through the the desolate, history laden Navajo lands of the southwest, a 500 mile journey recreating the path of th The best book I read all year so far The author rides horses with his wife and daughter along the path of Monster Slayer and his twin brother Born for Water through the immense Navajo reservation Monster Slayer killed monsters who were keeping humans from li Mr.Preston explores the creation myth of the Navajos as he is traveling across the reservation.He finds many of the sacred landmarks described in the stories of the People.He also encounters undesguised racism which is only too real and und If you love the Southwest and a bit of history re Dine or Navaho people this is your book Traveling horseback around Monument valley, 3 people bonding their family and enjoying pure nature This is your book. Slow going, but interesting