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Below another sky

a mountain adventure in search of a lost father

by Rick Ridgeway

  • 186 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ridgeway, Rick -- Travel -- China -- Tibet,
  • Mountaineering -- China -- Tibet

  • Edition Notes

    Map on lining papers.

    StatementRick Ridgeway.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.44.T55 R53 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination321 p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23046934M
    ISBN 10080506284X
    LC Control Number00063219

    The title ‘Below Another Sky’ comes from the poem ‘Travel ’ by Robert Louis Stevenson and was the beginning of the journey for this new body of work. The poem, a favourite of Charlotte's as a child, a child whose imagination was captured as much by the words as the. Despite having an interesting personal history, his Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father has other aims: to kindle an appreciation of mountain wildernesses in a daughter who lost a father climbing.

    Beneath Another Sky is partly a historian's travelogue, partly a highly engaging exploration of events and personalities that have fashioned today's world - and entirely sui generis. Davies's circumnavigation takes him to Baku, the Emirates, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Tasmania, Tahiti, Texas, Madeira and many places in . Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father. Rick Ridgeway. New York: Owl Books, pages, paperback. $ The book begins in , with the young Rick Ridgeway writing about his surviving an avalanche that killed a close friend: “I .

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