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བ read a Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild effectively ᝪ ePUB Author James Campbell ᭕ བ read a Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild effectively ᝪ ePUB Author James Campbell ᭕ An Outside Magazine Best Book of 2017Silver Winner of the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism AwardTravel BookFinalist for the Banff Mountain Book Competition Adventure TravelIn Campbells moving memoir, which doubles as a kind of extreme parenting guide, crisply detailed scenes are stacked with rural perils and pleasures, from treacherous canoeing, solitary fly fishing and cabin building to grizzly bear threats and emotional nuance between a very loving parent and child New York Times Match BookOne of the reasons we read books like Braving It is to experience what we may never have the particular courage to and share the terror and thrills of those who do.And Aidan is exceptional, choosing to ditch friends and devices in order to rough it It is invigorating to meet a young woman hellbent on self sufficiency, to watch her twist the head off a just shot caribou and bop around the campsite, bear bells jingling around her neck.Mr Campbell has set his daughter on the heros journey and offered her the inviolable obligation of the parent to show his child that she needs to save her own life and that she can The Wall Street Journal Its a funny and emotional story But why put your daughterand yourselfat such risk Because Campbell, who spent time himself as a teenager in Alaska, knows that nothing teaches you about life than wilderness can OutsideCampbells prose captures both the difficulties and pleasures on offer in the extreme wild Parents who enjoy Campbells adventures vicariously might find themselves contemplating their own family outing Richmond Times DispatchJames Campbell describes trips to Alaska, where father and daughter faced off with grizzlies, battled clouds of mosquitos, capsized in a freezing riverand pushed the bond between them to its limits National Geographic Braving Itis a detailed portrayal of terrain so harsh it would give any seasoned outdoorsman pause, complete with grizzlies, brushes with hypothermia, and a growing bond that is honest, hard earned, and touching Men s JournalCampbell, through his descriptions and thoughtful reflection, brings to life the Arctic s great beauty, expanse and values as a wilderness and testing ground a final frontier for a certain kind of seeker Braving It is a smart, insightful book that should be read by fathers and daughters everywhere and by anyone who looks to wild country as part of the geography of hope Alaska Dispatch NewsA touching and riveting true story of hope and adventure Alaska Beyond Campbells daughter, Aidan, is worthy of a book length tribute Braving It is as much about parenting as it is about adventure, though in Campbells book the two concepts are often inseparable IsthmusWith humor and honesty, Campbell brings readers along for the adventure, which is full of swarms of hungry mosquitoes, the fear of grizzly bears, and the push pull relationship between a teenage girl and her father Campbell expertly blends facts on the flora, fauna, and general life in the Alaskan bush with his reflections on being middle aged, with many adventurous years behind him, as opposed to his daughter, whose quest for adventure has only just begun Informative, humorous, and full of a love of nature Kirkus ReviewsA delightful and sometimes harrowing tale of the Alaskan bush Shelf AwarenessSome parents will doubtless think the adventure James Campbell took his daughter on was irresponsibly dangerous or just plain crazy But as a father myself, Im in envious awe of the bold decision he made and the clarity with which he made it As Braving It poignantly demonstrates, there is no better teacher than deep wilderness Here is the essence of good writingandgood parenting, too Hampton Sides, author of In the Kingdom of Ice Braving It, the book, is a metaphor for the wildernessthe call of the wildthat James Campbell evokes in this masterfully told story Every time I set the book down, I pondered the lessons learned, and couldnt wait for my next sojourn into its pages When it ended, I longed for the adventure to continue and pined for the beauty of Alaska So I picked it up and read it again, savoring every page Eric Blehm, author of The Last Season, Fearless, and Legend Braving Ittender, wise, translucentis not just an Alaskan classic, but a parenting classic I read it with great fondness, hunger, and a deep satisfaction Rick Bass, author of The Lives of Rocks and Why I Came West This is a guide book for the heart, step by step instructions on how to fall in love with Alaskathe hard work and fear, the thrilling adventure and awe Along the way, we are given an honest and touching portrait of a middle aged man coming to terms with his own limitations even as he learns to set his adolescent daughter free from the confines of childhood A wonderful book for any mental traveler who has yearned to experience Alaska Eowyn Ivey, author of The Snow Child Any of us whove watched daughters grow up to be strong and capable in the backcountry will delight in this bookits a wonderful new world in many ways Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and Wandering Home In this wonderful book,James Campbell and his teenage daughter set off on a great adventure to one of the most beautiful, and often perilous, places on earththe Arctic wilderness of Alaska They face many challengeswhitewater rapids, grizzly bears, bone numbing coldbut none asdaunting for Campbell as guiding his daughter across the great divide between childhood and maturity Set against a primal landscape of mountains and fast flowing rivers, Braving It is as simple and powerful as any fairy tale John Hildebrand, author of Reading the River and The Heart of Things As a father of daughters and lover of adventure, I found Braving It to be spot onriveting, profound, open eyed, and deeply touching Campbells struggle to understand and measure up to the stark and stunning Alaskan wilderness and, importantly, to his teenage daughterto find his place in the lives of bothbecomes our struggle, too A must read for every striving parent and every teen striving to understand his or her parents Dean King, author of Skeletons on the Zahara and The Feud Braving Itis a beautiful and original book, an antidote to the screenification of modern life As a father enters the country of middle age, and a daughter edges toward adulthood, they share an epic Alaskan adventure Among the dangers they encounter is an unexpected one fleeting time Countering this is the gift the father gives the daughter and the writer gives the reader the gift of the elemental now, of moments of wind, fire, water, snow, beauty And of equally primal moments of human love and connection David Gessner, author of All the Wild that Remains Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner and the American West If your idea of a good time is hordes of mosquitoes and wind chills of 50 below, you are not your average dad And if you invite your teenage daughter to enjoy these with you and she says yes, she may not be your average daughter This is a great story of what it means to love, trust and test your kids Lenore Skenazy, author of Free Range Kids Braving It is a book full of hope At a time when we are concerned with ravages upon the environment, this story explores the wonder and unspoiled beauty of the Alaskan wild And at a time when our youth are consumed with technology, social media, and a sense of entitlement, we read about a teenage girl who not only chooses to venture into the wilderness, but relishes the experience This book gives me hope for our landscape and our youth Larry Beck, San Diego State University professor and author of Moving Beyond Treeline Rarely has a book captured so well the unknown wilderness of parenting, of what it is to be a teenager and what it is for a father to learn to trust Braving It is also a kind of guide to stepping outside ones comfort zone A must read for anyone trying to understand the father daughter bond and anyone who loves wildness Melissa Arnot, mountaineer Braving Itis part call to adventure, part coming of age story, and part celebration of family A thoroughly engaging and thought provoking read Daniel L Dustin, Professor of Outdoor Recreation, University of UtahJames Campbell is the author of The Final Frontiersman and The Ghost Mountain Boys He has written for Outside magazine, National Geographic Adventure, Men s Journal, Audubon, and many other publications. 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    • Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild
    • 1.3
    • 48
    • Hardcover
    • 374 pages
    • B013ZNK5AS
    • James Campbell
    • English
    • 03 January 2017

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