Walking the Earth's Spine: A 2700 Kilometer Solo Hike Through the Himalayas by Jono LineenWalking the Earth's Spine: A 2700 Kilometer Solo Hike Through the Himalayas by Jono Lineen

Walking the Earth's Spine: A 2700 Kilometer Solo Hike Through the Himalayas

byJono Lineen

Paperback | November 6, 2012

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This is the adventure story of the first man to walk alone along the length of the highest mountains on earth; it is also an account of one person’s interaction with the Himalayas’ three great religions. It is a meditation on the joy of walking and as its heart, it is a literary confirmation of humankind’s ability to come to terms with the loss of a loved one.

The tragic death of Jono Lineen’s younger brother becomes the catalyst for him to move to the Himalayas and spend eight years among the world’s highest mountains. The experience culminates in a four-month, 2,700-kilometer, solo trekking odyssey from Pakistan to Nepal. No one had ever attempted to walk the length of the Western Himalayas alone, but Lineen’s intentions were more psychological than physical. The trek was about immersing himself in the Himalayan culture he had grown to love, assimilating the wisdom of the place and using it to come to terms with his brother’s death.

Jono Lineen is a writer driven by his passion for landscape and humankind’s connection to it.  His recent book Walking the Earth’s Spine is the narrative of a four-month 2700-kilometre solo trek he made through the Western Himalayas and its connection to his coming to terms with the tragic death of his younger brother. His first book R...
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Title:Walking the Earth's Spine: A 2700 Kilometer Solo Hike Through the HimalayasFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:319 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:November 6, 2012Publisher:POTTERSFIELD PRESSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1897426429

ISBN - 13:9781897426425

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