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Blue sky kingdom : an epic family journey to the heart of the Himalayas

Author: Bruce Kirkby
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Pegasus Books editionView all editions and formats
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"A warm and unforgettable portrait of a family letting go of the known world to encounter an unfamiliar one filled with rich possibilities and new understandings. Bruce Kirkby had fallen into a pattern of looking mindlessly at his phone for hours, flipping between emails and social media, ignoring his children and wife and everything alive in his world, when a thought struck him. This wasn't living; this wasn't  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
Biographies
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Named Person: Bruce Kirkby; Bruce Kirkby; Bruce Kirkby
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Kirkby
ISBN: 9781643135687 1643135686
OCLC Number: 1142390048
Description: xxi, 295 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The shallows --
Among the ancients --
In the sky, there is no distinction of East and West --
Nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky --
Impermanence.
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A warm and unforgettable portrait of a family letting go of the known world to encounter an unfamiliar one filled with rich possibilities and new understandings.  Read more...

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"Kirkby deftly and emotionally describes the stakes. Raw and moving, it is the family's interior journey, and Bodi's especially, that displays the curative powers of adventure." * The New York Times Read more...

 
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