The Other End Of The Sky

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Have you ever been out to dinner with someone at the table who has been around some and is a good storyteller? Well, this book is chock full of true stories that hold a dinner companion's interest and make for a pleasant evening; anecdotes, small adventures, and in some cases down right serious, even dangerous, true tales. And they all happened to one man-the author.
While all are fun to read, many of these stories offer much...

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Overview

WHAT'S IN THE BOOK

Have you ever been out to dinner with someone at the table who has been around some and is a good storyteller? Well, this book is chock full of true stories that hold a dinner companion's interest and make for a pleasant evening; anecdotes, small adventures, and in some cases down right serious, even dangerous, true tales. And they all happened to one man-the author.
While all are fun to read, many of these stories offer much more than entertainment. Some show how, at a young age, the author decided to fill his working life with people and places different from his own. Others show how one can grab hold of a professional life and make working for a living just plain fun. From the frozen Arctic, the banks of the river Jordan, the Brazilian jungle, Mexico's Sierra Madre, a Japanese monastery, and the governments of several nations, the author provides humorous, peculiar, and sometimes even disturbing, tales about the complicated world we live in. And still other stories show how valuable it is to learn a little of a society's native language, and the author provides some powerful tried and true techniques for learning languages the easy way.

Raised in central Washington State, the author has been a ranch hand, a competitive marksman, an electronic engineer, a prospector, a surveyor, and an international gemstone dealer. He is a graduate of Washington State University and the University of Texas, holds a commercial pilot's license and is both a retired research physicist and a retired police officer. He has worked and traveled in several dozen countries and has addressed many international scientific conferences. He now lives in New Mexico with his wife Angie and with Monty and Chiquita, two little Chihuahuas who both try to correct his typing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605944241
  • Publisher: Aeon Publishing Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/29/2010
  • Pages: 202
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.46 (d)

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