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As Told at the Explorers Club

More Than Fifty Gripping Tales of Adventure

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        StatementGlobe Pequot Press, The
        PublishersGlobe Pequot Press, The
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        LC Classifications2020
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        Paginationxvi, 114 p. :
        Number of Pages51
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        ISBN 10nodata
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The Explorers Club flag [ ] The Explorers Club flag To obtain permission to carry the flag, a club member must show that an expedition holds the promise of scientific results. These personal accounts by intrepid explorers will take you to worlds into which very few have traveled.

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Famous honorary members have included,, and. Ross, Michael Elsohn March 1, 2014. Although the selections vary in quality, they all convey a sense of immediacy; their first-person narratives offer the pleasure of campfire stories. Whatever risks members of the club may take in their ascents of Everest or epic treks across the looming dunes of Saudi Arabia, they tend to avoid the greatest of all dangers: puffing themselves up. Presidents [ ] Presidents of the Explorers Club are elected by a vote of the Board of Directors after the Annual Meeting.

" --Audubon Naturalist News, "Upon openingAs Told at The Explorer's Club, I felt sure that I'd find one delight after another, my anticipation buoyed by the line, 'Edited and with an Introduction by George Plimpton.

On 19 February 1940 L. "--Library Journal"The tales feel unquestionably authentic. The best stories will be in the eyes of the reader, but those most likely to leave you breathless are accounts of a climb up Everest at the border of Nepal and Tibet in 1990 and another hang-gliding off the K-2 straddling Pakistan and China.

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It's a legendary oasis, As Told at the Explorers Club a man just back from the Gobi Desert might kick back and, over some port, have a chat with a fellow off to Bandung. "--Smithsonian magazine"This entertaining collection is recommended for both academic and public libraries. " In its earliest years, The Explorers Club met in simple rented rooms.

Background image photography courtesy of members Christoph Baumer, Neil Laughton, Matt Harris and Don Walsh's image of the Bathyscape Trieste. Illustrations note 16 Halftones, color; 16 Halftones, color• He was the grandson of. Vic As Told at the Explorers Club 253 Part 5 Atlantic Ocean Rowing Across the Atlantic: Husband-Wife Team Proves it Can be Done Curtis L.