BEST OUTDOOR LITERATURE
BOOK OF THE YEAR
1997-2002

The National Outdoor Book Awards, established in 1997, aim to honor the best in outdoor writing and publishing. Winners are selected by a panel of judgesactive in outdoor and environmental axctivities and studies. The 17 judges in 1999 included a biologist, ornithologist, naturalist, oudoor guide, publisher and journalist. Awards are made in several categories including History-Biography, Nature and the Environment, Oudoor Adventure Guidebook, Nature Guidebook and Oudoor Literature. Winners in the latter category are listed below.

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2002 Jill Fredston Rowing to Latitude
2001 Erika Warmbrunn Where the Pavement Ends: One Woman's Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China and Vietnam
2000 Chris Duff On Celtic Tides: One Man's Journey Around Ireland ny Sea Kayak
1999 Richard Bangs The Lost River: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Transformation on Wild Water
1998 Greg Child Postcards from the Ledge: Collected Mountaineering Writings of Greg Child
1997 Don Gayton Landscapes of the Interior

 
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