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American South Field Guides

American South Field Guides

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  Wildsam Field Guides: American South reveals this American region through local stories, travel intel and modern lore, seeking out the real and rooted things, what's truly authentic and sharing the soul of a place, for travelers and locals alike. Discover the secrets of the region including:Blues musicians of note; The top meat-and-threes in the South; Intel from a legendary horse jockey; Notable terrain formations and where to find them; Scenic drives in every southeastern state; Illustrated map of Alabama folk art; An ode to the mint julep; Our essential list of southern books, films, and music.


  Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.

Dimensions: 6 1/2" H x 4" W

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