Recompense: Streams, Summits and Reflections is a compilation of essays, some of which have been previously published. Divided into personal, experiential pieces, regional, historical selections and fishing tales, this book is a collection of expositions that exemplify the humbling effect nature and culture can have on the human soul.A story of the loss of one of the worlds great alpinists is con...
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Publisher: Xlibris US (October 12, 2009)
Publication Date: October 12, 2009
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This is a wonderful compilation of short stories. I laughed repeatedly and even shed a tear in the course of this book. Brian paints vivid pictures with his words. He has an amazing sense of humor and it is obvious he has had diverse and adventuro...
a recollection of a high-profile rescue high on Maines Mount Katahdin and a two-year old boys first rock climb. Cultural lessons learned during expeditions to Bolivia and Patagonia parallel interpretations of climbing and skiings development in New England and the societal uniqueness of rural Washington States trout fishing community. Recounts of intimidation in the intensive care unit and memories of fishing the open waters of Montana highlight the impact of the natural world on interpersonal relationships and their effect on the mind of a doctor in training. Recompense: Streams, Summits and Reflections is a balanced selection of essays that will delight readers.