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Author Name    Ridgeway, Rick

Title   Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Used - Good

Edition   1st

Publisher    Henry Holt and Co. 2001-01-09 00:00:00.000

ISBN Number    080506284X / 9780805062847

Seller ID   Z1-C-007-01475

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A renowned adventurer travels to Tibet with a young woman in search of her father's memory and gains a fresh perspective on his own life.
Combining gripping adventure writing with intimate memoir, Rick Ridgeway takes readers to the mysterious mountain domain of Tibet, and into the remote corners of his past. Twenty years ago, in the wake of a massive and terrifying avalanche, Ridgeway cradled his dying friend Jonathan in his arms and pledged to keep watch over Jonathan's infant daughter, Asia. Now Asia is a vibrant, headstrong young woman; hoping to help her connect with the father she never knew, Ridgeway takes her to the Himalayas Jonathan so cherished. Together, they search for the place where he died.
Their trek through remote and forbidding terrain-under constant threat from lethal storms and jumpy Chinese military patrols-is a fitting backdrop for the precarious emotional journey that Ridgeway and Asia share, as they venture into alien landscapes of memory and self-discovery. Ultimately, the truths they both seek are revealed, not in the images of a life long gone but in the bright promise of future possibility. In a stunning conclusion on a treacherous and wind-battered mountain face, both Ridgeway and his dead friend's daughter finally embrace the deepest realities of death, and of life.

Price = 3.25 GBP



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