Abounding River Personal Logbook
"We want you to do it again." These words, spoken to Brian Robeson, will change his life. Two years earlier, Brian was stranded alone in the wilderness for 54 days with nothing but a small hatchet. Yet he survived. Now the government wants him to go back into the wilderness so that astronauts and the military can learn the survival techniques...
Publisher : Random House Children's Books
published : 2001
At age sixty-seven, Colin Fletcher, the guru of backpacking in America, undertook a rigorous six-month raft expedition down the full length of the Colorado River--alone. He needed "something to pare the fat off my soul...to make me grateful, again, for being alive." The 1,700 miles between the Colorado's source in Wyoming and its conclusion at Mexico's...
Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
published : 2014
When TV presenter Philippa Forrester first met Charlie, a wildlife cameraman, she thought he was a show-off - and he thought she was arrogant. The second time, despite being hungry, thirsty and trapped in torrential rain aboard the world's most uncomfortable boat, they fell in love. This is the story of their move out of London, deep into the heart...
Publisher : Random House
published : 2010
Facing harsh adult realities, a young English girl in India must leave childhood behind, in this masterful tale from a New York Times ?bestselling author. The Ganges River runs through young Harriet?s world. The eleven-year-old daughter of the British owner of a successful jute concern, she loves her life in Bengal, India, on the river?s edge,...
Publisher : Open Road Media
published : 2016
These traditional reads are brimming with spirited characters and positive values--but with a little extra excitement and bite, so hold on to your hats! Written expressly for the middle grade struggling reader, the series does not contain strong language, edgy themes, or dysfunctional families. In fact, family is the main theme of these titles. And...
Publisher : Saddleback Educational Publishing
published : 2011
?You were made for The River . . .? Gabriel Clarke is mysteriously drawn to The River, a ribbon of frothy white water carving its way through steep canyons high in the Colorado Rockies. The rushing waters beckon him to experience freedom and adventure.
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
published : 2012
There's a river outside my window. Where will it take me? So begins the imaginary journey of a child inspired by the view outside her bedroom window: a vast river winding through a towering city. A small boat with a single white sail floats down the river and takes her from factories to farmlands, freeways to forests, out to the stormy and teeming...
Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC
published : 2017
A bewitching play by Jez Butterworth, author of the global smash-hit Jerusalem . Premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in 2012. On a moonless night in August when the sea trout are ready to run, a man brings his new girlfriend to the remote family cabin where he has come for the fly-fishing since he was a boy. But she's not the only woman he has...
Publisher : Nick Hern Books
published : 2012
A breathtaking mix of observation, prose, natural history, and artWe tend to look at landscape in relation to what it can do for us. Does it move us with its beauty? Can we make a living from it? But what if we examined a landscape on its own terms, freed from our expectations and assumptions?This is what celebrated writer Helen Humphreys sets out...
Publisher : ECW Press
published : 2015