travel narrative and his rather balanced observations on Latin America's fate after Guevara appear in Chasing Che: A ... Tom Schmidt's Bumbling Through Borneo tells the humorous story of an American architect who journeys into the heart ...
Author: Robert Burgin
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Just as savvy travelers make use of guidebooks to help navigate the hundreds of countries around the globe, smart librarians need a guidebook that makes sense of the world of travel narratives. The book examines the subgenres of the travel narrative genre, categorizing and describing approximately 600 titles according to broad reading interests, and identifying hundreds of other fiction and nonfiction titles as read-alikes and related reads by shared key topics. This is an ideal guide for readers' advisors as well a book general readers will enjoy browsing.
Follow the humorous day-by-day account of Bumbling Bob, a wayward American architect, as he finds himself on an uncertain journey deep into the heart of Borneo with a small troupe of intrepid backpackers.
Author: Tom Schmidt
SILVER MEDAL winner in 2009 Independent Publisher's Book Awards and BRONZE MEDAL winner in 2009 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. Follow the humorous day-by-day account of Bumbling Bob, a wayward American architect, as he finds himself on an uncertain journey deep into the heart of Borneo with a small troupe of intrepid backpackers. Share an arduous journey up the fabled Rejang River to experience life in a tradtional longhouse -- ending in a deadly race through virgin rainforest aboard runaway logging trucks to a world of subterranean splendor. Discover the Malaysia state of Sarawak -- a land abundant in nature's treasures -- ruled by a melting pot of cultures on a collision course with environmental catastrophe!
Borneo) performed with his dog; Otto did Chaplinesque tricks with a cane; the actors and a choir sang “Song of the Motherland ... a balancing bear, the Chaplin clown bumbling through trapeze routines with the acrobats, performing lions, ...
Author: Rimgaila Salys
Publisher: Intellect Books
Grigorii Aleksandrov’s musical comedy films, created with composer Isaak Dunaevskii, were the most popular Russian cinema of the 1930s and ’40s. Drawing on studio documents, press materials, and interviews with surviving film crew members, The Musical Comedy Films of Grigorii Aleksandrov presents the untold production history of the films. Salys explores how Aleksandrov’s cinema preserved the paradigms of the American musical, including its comedic tradition, using both to inscribe the foundation myths of the Stalin era in the national consciousness. As the first major study to situate these films in the cultural context of the era, this book will be essential to courses on Russian cinema and Soviet culture.
Tackle too difficult a long route and we spend so many hours bumbling with gear and other weirdness that our main ... environment is as different from the well-managed sport area as Oslo is from the middle of Borneo. lunging in at a ...
Author: John Long
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Sports & Recreation
Traditional, or simply, trad climbing, is a do-it-yourself adventure requiring the climbing team to negotiate the climb and to carry, hand-place and remove most if not all components of the roped safety system. In The Trad Climber’s Bible, two of the most revered and respected trad climbers in the world, John Long and Peter Croft, offer hard-won knowledge to aspiring trad climbers in a narrative format that is as informative as it is entertaining. With photos by iconic climbing photographer Greg Epperson and AMGA Certified Rock Instructor Bob Gaines, this full color book will appeal to climbers of all stripes.
-CECILE PINEDA Wandering into ODE TO BORNEO a STRANGER IN THE FOREST : ON FOOT ACROSS BORNEO , BY ERIC HANSEN ... They look out for Hansen - a bumbling rube in the jungle , tripping over every root , slipping off log bridges - the ...
Especially engineered for lndies use, these patrol bombers combine exceptionally long range with high speed. This Lockheed 2l2 medium bomber, ... In Borneo and Sumatra, the Dutch for the first time are cracking 100-octane aviation fuel.
During spring and summer months while growing up , I spent every available mo- ment bumbling around local swamps , bogs , ponds , and meadows in search of these elusive creatures . My poor dad had been delegated by my mom to cart me ...
Celebrates the natural world in a study of the complex interrelationships that exist among wildlife in four ecosystems--the Brazilian Pantanal, Arizona's Sonoran Desert, the Costa Rican rainforest, and the East African savannah.
In North Borneo and Sarawak , paradoxically , it is the Chinese - those who genuinely support the colonial regime . The opposition was generally bumbling and inconclusive at first , for , like the support , it was taken by surprise by ...
My Bumbling Quest to Become a Birder and Find a Rare Bird on My Own Bob Tarte. ther. If you had plunked us down in the middle of a rainforest in Borneo, we wouldn't have been more astonished by the incredible musical din.
Author: Bob Tarte
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Memoirist Bob Tarte returns with another hilarious look into his birdbrained world
Author: American Universities Field StaffPublish On: 1961
In North Borneo and Sarawak , paradoxically , it is the Chinese – those who genuinely support the colonial regime . The opposition was generally bumbling and inconclusive at first , for , like the support , it was taken by surprise by ...