The Far Side of the Sky
by Christopher Earls Brennen
Publisher: Dankat Publishing 2007
In this collection of stories, the author recorded some of his adventures on the mountains of the world. There is nothing quite to compare with the feeling that envelopes you when, after toiling for many hours looking at rock and dirt a few feet away, the world suddenly opens up and one can see for hundreds of miles in all directions.
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