Life lived wild Adventures at the edge of the map

Rick Ridgeway

Book - 2021

At the beginning of his memoir Life Lived Wild, Adventures at the Edge of the Map, Rick Ridgeway tells us that if you add up all his many expeditions, he's spent over five years of his life sleeping in tents: "And most of that in small tents pitched in the world's most remote regions." It's not a boast so much as an explanation. Whether at elevation or raising a family back at sea level, those years taught him, he writes, "to distinguish matters of consequence from ...matters of inconsequence." He leaves it to his readers, though, to do the final sort of which is which."--Amazon.

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Subjects
Genres
Autobiographies
Published
Ventura, California : Patagonia [2021]
Language
English
Physical Description
424 pages : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
ISBN
9781938340994
Main Author
Rick Ridgeway (author)
  • Prologue
  • Sacred rice
  • The knife-edge
  • Men against the clouds
  • The door in the mountain wall
  • Matters of consequence
  • The boldest dream
  • Jungle fever
  • Difficulties are just things to overcome
  • The Boy Scout compass
  • The edge of the map
  • Elixir of youth
  • The Larsen ice shelf
  • Talking to Beluga
  • Jungle mirror
  • Do boy meets do girl
  • The road less taken
  • Hobgoblin of little minds
  • Life in the food chain
  • People of the long bow
  • The two burials of Jonathan Wright
  • Across the big open
  • The better angels of our nature
  • Laser focus
  • That unmarked day on your calendar
  • The only synonym for God
  • Epilogue.