Author Audrey Peterman has just released her second book on the national park experience. She calls “Our True Nature!,” “a layperson’s guide to the NPS through my eyes and footsteps.”
Besides the grand national parks, it includes places such as Paul Revere’s house; the Liberty Bell; John Brown’s Fort; the Ocmulgee moundsand the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor. With infectious exuberance, Audrey describes where these parks are, how to get there, where to stay, what to do, and even the best time of year to visit. She says, “it provides the invitation and the information that has been so long needed.” That the book is written by a woman of color, who has been to all the places described, makes it particularly unique. She explains, ”I made a conscious effort not to use the words “fight” or “struggle” anywhere in the book, so much so that my friend who edited it describes it as “an eye-opening invitation to the parks conveyed in Audrey’s inimitable lovingRead more about Ms Peterson's book at the National Parks Promotion Council blog or by clicking on the book cover (on the left).