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The Pacific Alone: The Untold Story of Kayaking's Boldest Voyage (Hardcover)

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“I have been waiting thirty years for this book. When I first heard of Ed Gillet’s heroic paddle [from California] to Hawaii, I was thrilled and inspired in my own traveling. But this is much more than a book about a kayak journey. It is that great thing in travel—a brave quest, the solitary traveler turning his back on the cynics, and heading into a turbulent sea in a small boat, and finding landfall. It is a great metaphor for human endeavor. ‘Never before, never since’ indeed. But Ed Gillet is that rare creature—a modest man and also a hero.”—Paul Theroux

About the Author

Dave Shively is an award-winning journalist who serves as the Content Director for TEN: The Enthusiast Network's Paddlesports Group. As the longtime managing editor of Canoe & Kayak and senior editor of SUP magazine, Shively established a respected voice in the sport by grounding unique profiles and travel narratives in paddling experiences documented from Nunavut to New Orleans. The Colorado-bred, California-based writer won a 2017 Folio Eddie Award for 'Healing Waters' (Canoe & Kayak, Winter 2016), a series of veteran profiles exploring PTSD and the transformative power of the outdoors.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781493026814
ISBN-10: 149302681X
Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing
Publication Date: October 2018
Pages: 184
Language: English
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