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Re: What are you reading?

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Re: What are you reading?

Post by Klad24 » Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:36 am

Just finished Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand and I consider it one of the best books I've ever read. The amount of willpower required to survive a Japanese POW camp is incomprehensible to me.
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Re: What are you reading?

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Postcards from the Ledge by Greg Child
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by 12ersRule » Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:47 am

"The Log from the Sea of Cortez" - Steinbeck and Ricketts.
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by JChitwood » Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:26 pm

“The Push” by Tommy Caldwell. Not sure but it appears I’m not as good at rock climbing as he is.
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by slick » Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:35 pm

Try "Bell of Africa". It's an autobiography of an elephant hunter 1900-1930. If you aren't into hunting, it is an eye opener about social life in Africa and the descriptions of the country and it's wildlife are revealing.
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by MtnHub » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:43 am

Olivia Hawker, The Ragged Edge of Night

Historical novel, but based on a true story. One of the best books I've read in a long time!
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by Brian Thomas » Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:08 am

The History of the French Revolution: A New World Begins by Jeremy Popkin.

Pros: France abolishes monarchy and establishes a republic.

Cons: Napoleon ravages the continent of Europe in war.

In case anyone forgot, even Robespierre got the guillotine. The revolution eats itself, as most usually do...
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by CaptCO » Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:43 am

I keep striking out at Goodwill for a Roach book or similar :(

I did pick up "High Altitude Leadership" written by Chris Warner and Don Schmincke. Has anyone read this?
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by Scott P » Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:06 pm

CaptCO wrote:
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:43 am
I keep striking out at Goodwill for a Roach book or similar :(
Which book are you looking for? I believe all of them but Arch Bagger are available on his website.
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by CaptCO » Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:08 pm

Scott P wrote:
Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:06 pm
CaptCO wrote:
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:43 am
I keep striking out at Goodwill for a Roach book or similar :(
Which book are you looking for? I believe all of them but Arch Bagger are available on his website.
I was being a cheap-ass, probably buying 1-2 from his website next paycheck. Preferably 13ers and Fatalities.
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by JTOlson26 » Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:17 pm

"The Coddling of the American Mind" by Haidt and Lukianoff.
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