The Dolphin's Tooth

The Dolphin's Tooth

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From the bestselling author ofSand Dance. Stuck in an engineera€™s cubicle, dutifully beginning the responsible adult life he was raised to undertake, Kirkby is tormented by doubts and boredom. In a fit of rebellion, he quits his job to bicycle the Karakoram Highway in northern Pakistan. He is twenty-two and absolutely clueless. Miraculously, hilariously, he survives a€” and discovers his lifea€™s passion. Over the next fifteen years, Kirkby navigates an evermore uncertain and uncommon path, honing his skills on some of the most challenging expeditions the world has to offer. Whether ita€™s gun fights and crocodile attacks while running Africaa€™s Blue Nile Gorge, the rescue of a fallen sherpa on Mount Everest, evading capture in Myanmara€™s forbidden tropical paradise, or learning to embrace the wilderness on the Tatshenshini River of Canadaa€™s Arctic, Kirkby shares with the reader the excitement, doubts, insights, and even the uncomfortable self-knowledge that a life lived on the edge brings.Regulators and inverters convert this dc source to AC, providing steady power to laptops and vhf radios. ... I return the phone to the factory for repairs, and wait impatiently. ... Digging through the manual, I discover that this time something is wrong with the internal electronics. ... I am starting to pack it up, desperately needing an hour or two of sleep, when the same red light flickers on. My heart sinks. I cana#39;tanbsp;...

Title:The Dolphin's Tooth
Author:Bruce Kirkby
Publisher:M&S - 2005-01-01


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