From the bestselling author ofSand Dance. Stuck in an engineeras 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 lifeas 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 itas gun fights and crocodile attacks while running Africaas Blue Nile Gorge, the rescue of a fallen sherpa on Mount Everest, evading capture in Myanmaras forbidden tropical paradise, or learning to embrace the wilderness on the Tatshenshini River of Canadaas 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|
|Publisher||:||M&S - 2005-01-01|