"Ever notice how people are more likely to say hi on a backwoods trail than on the city sidewalk? And why do folks seem more likely to stop and chat for a while the farther the trail-head is from an urban center?" -- From the opening paragraph.
Wadland, Justin, "Review of "Potluck: Community on the Edge of Wilderness" by Anna Maria Spagna" (2011). Library Publications and Presentations. 12.