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By Sven Michael Davison

ISBN-10: 0966614917

ISBN-13: 9780966614916

ISBN-10: 0966614933

ISBN-13: 9780966614930

Wrestling monks, Antarctic swimming, bleeding lungs, Christmas tsunamis… are looking to come touring with me?

"7 in 7: A Globe-Hopping Memoir of catastrophe and Discovery" is a memoir approximately my adventures as a soul-searching workaholic who set a target to event all seven continents in seven years as a real anthropologist, not only a travel-merit badge winner.
Through these years I stumbled into and out of relationships, gotten smaller pulmonary edema in Peru, and summited Shackleton’s height on South Georgia Island. I realized why the Irish worth a great craic whereas Scandinavians cherish lagom, witnessed the tricky truths of existence in a Moroccan orphanage, and finally met my spouse. alongside the best way I had lots of time to think about different methods humans pursue happiness– or, occasionally the explanations they don’t.

"7 in 7" is for somebody who engages in internal and outer experience. It sits very easily within the culture of invoice Bryson’s "A stroll within the Woods" and In a "Sunburned Country." It expresses the honesty Chuck Thompson calls for in "Smile while You’re Lying." There also are overtones of Kristin Newman in "What i used to be Doing whenever you have been Breeding," and J. Maarten Troost’s "Lost on Planet China."

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