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Jimmy Chin

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filmmaker

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Jimmy Chin is an American professional climber, photographer, and Academy Award winning film director. He has organized and led numerous climbing, ski-mountaineering and exploratory expeditions to China, Pakistan, Nepal, Greenland, Tanzania, Chad, Mali, South Africa, Borneo, India and Argentina.
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Rape and the Justice System in a College Town
Jon Krakauer - Apr 21, 2015
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From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­— stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape. Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, with a highly regarded state university, bucolic surroundings, a l...
Jimmy Chin
I was just really impressed how he basically in a way changed how he wrote to address the subject in the most powerful way that he could.     source
Musashi
An Epic Novel of the Samurai Era
Eiji Yoshikawa - Sep 14, 2012 (first published in 1935)
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The classic samurai novel about the real exploits of the most famous swordsman. Miyamoto Musashi was the child of an era when Japan was emerging from decades of civil strife. Lured to the great Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 by the hope of becoming a samurai-without really knowing what it meant-he regains consciousness after the battle to find himsel...
Jimmy Chin
Loved Musashi.     source
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A Guide to the I Ching
Carol K. Anthony - Dec 30, 1988 (first published in 1981)
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"A Guide to the I Ching" is an interpretive manual to the classic Wilhelm/Baynes translation of the I Ching. Now a classic in its own right and translated into other languages (German, Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian, and Italian), the "Guide" is recognized by teachers and long time students of the I Ching as indispensable to its understanding and us...
Jimmy Chin
A Guide to the I Ching was given to me as a freshman by one of my comparative religion teachers. I've pretty much traveled with that thing since.     source