"...Ray's nature-boy philosophy might provide a homespun and quirky charm to the book's solid technical core -- perhaps the inevitable outcome when somebody's been out in the woods a bit too long...This, along with his zeal for the teachings of charlatan health "experts," demonstrates Ray's willingness to travel with two yardsticks: the steely one he holds up to the trappings of modern western life and the fuzzy live-grained one he uses to measure advice from various faddist gurus." This controversial review has generated more letters to the editor than the rest of our articles combined.
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