A Decade in Search of Adventure
Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 978-0-7710-9567-2 (0-7710-9567-8)
Pub Date: February 20, 2007
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For fifteen years, Kirkby navigated an uncertain and uncommon path, embarking on some of the most challenging expeditions the world has to offer. Whether it’s gun fights and crocodile attacks while running Africa’s Blue Nile Gorge or rescuing a fallen sherpa on Mount Everest, Kirkby shares the excitement, doubts, and insights of a life lived on the edge.Review Quotes
“It’s history. It’s photography. And it’s a rip-roaring good read.”
— Victoria Times-Colonist
“A winning combination of thoughtful and thrilling, philosophical and harrowing.”
— Vancouver Sun
“A fast-paced read, filled with near-calamitous events, bruises, blisters, bribes to local officials, and occasional gunfire.”
— Quill & Quire
About this Author
Bruce Kirkby is a wilderness guide, paddler, mountaineer, accomplished photographer, and writer. His first book, Sand Dance, spent fourteen weeks on the national bestseller lists.
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