Monday, December 10, 2012

Giveaway - Patagonia Books

"Is Patagonia on your bookshelf? Mention outdoor clothing company Patagonia and what comes to mind? Jackets! Puffy ones, fleece ones, waterproof ones -- beloved, long-lasting, favorite ones.

How about books? That's right. Patagonia has been publishing since 2007. But their little-known secret is out, as Patagonia Books are now available in digital form. Readers can now find all 12 titles in digital form at, Amazon,, and iTunes. E-Books do right by the environment: same great stories, less environmental harm. That's why Patagonia has joined the mobile movement. Great news for Patagonia-clad readers, since print books don't really travel well. (Remember Cheryl Strayed in Wild, torching chapters on the trail?)

“Not only do eBooks have less environmental impact, they are also more portable,” says Patagonia Books Director Karla Olson. “We know that our audience is often on the move, and the convenience of having these titles available as eBooks will enhance their reading experience.”

Enjoy the thrill of the outdoors with e-Books from Patagonia – and this special giveaway!"

Preview the latest releases below, and the entire catalog at

Closer to the Ground: An Outdoor Family’s Year on the Water, in the Woods, and At the Table - Dylan Tomine describes a year of foraging in the Pacific Northwest and how living close to the earth enriches one's own life and that of one’s children.

The Responsible Company: What We've Learned From Patagonia's First 40 Years - Yvon Chouinard and Vincent Stanley offer insights into the process of reducing the impact of their company.
Paddling North is a tale of a solo kayak journey in Southeast Alaska by Audrey Sutherland that is remarkable for her self-sufficiency and powers of observation.
The Voyage of the Cormorant - Christian Beamish tells what happens when vision meets reality in his book about his building an open sailing boat and then taking it in search of surf down the Pacific Coast of Baja.

And since e-books don't have to be mailed....this one's international! Simply leave a comment with the book you'd like to read. A random winner will be chosen on Dec 22.

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